Affordable Housing In Greene County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 309 income based apartments in Greene County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 74 affordable apartments in Greene County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Greene County, Georgia

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Greene County. Go to the Georgia Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Greene County.

Fox Chase

11 Fox Chase Circle
Greensboro, Georgia
Family & Senior
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Accessible

MARY-LEILA LOFTS

316 N WEST ST
Greensboro, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Union Point Apartments

1314 N Rhodes St
Union Point, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Greensboro Village Apartments

108 Rachel St
Greensboro, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Elliott Circle

200 Hunter St
Union Point, Georgia

East View Apartment

25 Eastview Cir
Greensboro, Georgia

Royal Manor Apts

1140 Country Club Ln
Union Point, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Greene County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Greene County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Greensboro, GA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Greensboro.
Affordable Housing In Union Point, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Union Point.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Greene County, Georgia

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Georgia Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Greene County.

Greene County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Greene County, Georgia

Greene County features 309 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Greene County, Georgia

There are 74 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greene County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greene County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greene County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Greene County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greene County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $737 and $901.

2023 Greene County, Georgia Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Greene County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $639 $643 $819 $1,027 $1,144
Greene County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $575 to $703 $579 to $707 $737 to $901 $924 to $1,130 $1,030 to $1,258

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Greene County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 383
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 309
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.13%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $42,408 ±$2,167
Median Rent $636 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.02% ± 9.16pp
Total Population 16,331

Population and Household Demographics

Greene County is a county in Georgia with a population of 16,331. There are 6,707 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 28.13% of households in Greene County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greene County

The median gross income for households in Greene County is $42,408 a year, or $3,534 a month. The median rent for the county is $636 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greene County, a household making less than $2,120 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Greene County.

Area Median Income In Greene County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Greene County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,000

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Greene County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Greene County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Greene County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,400 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Greene County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,700 $29,400 $33,050 $36,700 $39,650 $42,600 $45,550 $48,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Greene County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,050 $46,900 $52,750 $58,600 $63,300 $68,000 $72,700 $77,400