Greensboro, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 224 income based apartments in Greensboro where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 60 affordable apartments in Greensboro that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Greensboro, Georgia

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

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

Greensboro Village Apartments

108 Rachel St
Greensboro, Georgia
Rent Assisted

East View Apartment

25 Eastview Cir
Greensboro, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Greensboro

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

Public Housing Agencies Serving Greensboro, 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
Housing Authority of the City of Greensboro Public Housing
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 Greensboro.

Greensboro, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Greensboro, Georgia

Greensboro features 224 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 Greensboro, Georgia

There are 60 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greensboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greensboro, Georgia

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

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

2023 Greensboro, 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
Greensboro, Georgia Fair Market Rent $639 $643 $819 $1,027 $1,144
Greensboro, 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.

Greensboro, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 284
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 224
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 66.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $22,449 ±$6,449
Median Rent $627 ±$61
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 65.66% ± 18.01pp
Total Population 3,405

Population and Household Demographics

Greensboro is a city in Greene County, Georgia with a population of 3,405. There are 1,256 households in the city with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 66.08% of households in Greensboro are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greensboro

The median gross income for households in Greensboro is $22,449 a year, or $1,871 a month. The median rent for the city is $627 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greensboro, a household making less than $2,090 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 65.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Greensboro.

Area Median Income In Greensboro

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Greensboro, the AMI is calculated from all households within Greene County.

In Greensboro, 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 Greensboro

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 Greensboro

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Greensboro 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 Greensboro 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 Greensboro 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