Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Greensboro, GA

Find 5 low-income apartments and rental assistance options in Greensboro, GA – including subsidized, public, senior, HUD, and other government housing programs.

MARY-LEILA LOFTS

316 N WEST ST, Greensboro, Georgia 30642

Fox Chase

11 Fox Chase Circle, Greensboro, Georgia 30642

Greensboro Village Apartments

108 Rachel St, Greensboro, Georgia 30642

East View Apartment

25 Eastview Cir, Greensboro, Georgia

Mize Court Apartments Sycamore Apartments

201 Mize Ct, Greensboro, Georgia 30642

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Greensboro, Georgia
$17.25/hour
$10.00 (+138%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $10.00 (+138%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Greensboro, Georgia.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Greensboro, Georgia.

Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Greensboro.

How many renters live in Greensboro, Georgia?

The City of Greensboro has 3,573 people living in 1,526 households.

There are 1,068 renters living in 569 renter households in this City. Renters make up 29.89 percent of the population living in Greensboro.

What is the rental market like in Greensboro, Georgia?

There are an estimated 1,630 housing units in the Greensboro area. Of these, 618 units are rental homes, making up 38 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Greensboro, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Greensboro?

The rental vacancy rate in Greensboro is 8 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Greensboro for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Greensboro
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 88 376 105 0
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Greensboro

A large number of apartments in Greensboro have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Greensboro are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 75 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 43 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Greensboro

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $713 to $1,307. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $713
One BR $718
Two BR $911
Three BR $1,159
Four BR $1,307
2024 Fair Market Rents in Greensboro, Georgia

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Greensboro?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 77 88 percent
Two BR 335 89 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Greensboro, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Greensboro?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Greensboro, Georgia including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 231
Public Housing 109
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 57
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Greensboro, Georgia

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Greensboro, Georgia

Greensboro features 199 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 $820 and $1,002.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.