Affordable Housing In Gwinnett County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 1,056 income based apartments in Gwinnett County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 3,464 affordable apartments in Gwinnett County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Gwinnett County, Georgia

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

MainStreet on the Green (62+)

4115 South Lee St
Buford, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Mainstreet Breckinridge

3500 Breckinridge Boulevard
Duluth, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
Elderly Supportive Housing
Affordable

Herrington Mill Apartments

1564 Herrington Road
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Bradford Gwinnett Townhomes

100 Castor Dr
Norcross, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Heartside Sugarloaf Senior Apartment(62+)

5600 Sugarloaf Pkwy
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Bradford Gwinnett Apartments

100 Castor Dr
Norcross, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Palisades Club Apartments

2255 Satellite Blvd
Duluth, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Affordable

Redland Creek Villas

1340 Lawrenceville Hwy
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

The Square at Lawrenceville

255 Honeysuckle Cir
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

Groves of Lawrenceville

850 Hillcrest Green Drive, NW.
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Gwinnett County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Gwinnett County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Buford, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Buford.
Affordable Housing In Duluth, GA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Duluth.
Affordable Housing In Lawrenceville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in Lawrenceville.
Affordable Housing In Lilburn, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Lilburn.
Affordable Housing In Norcross, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Norcross.
Affordable Housing In Snellville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Snellville.
Affordable Housing In Sugar Hill, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Sugar Hill.
Affordable Housing In Suwanee, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Suwanee.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Gwinnett 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 Gwinnett County.

Gwinnett County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Gwinnett County, Georgia

Gwinnett County features 1,056 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 Gwinnett County, Georgia

There are 3,464 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gwinnett County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gwinnett County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Gwinnett County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Gwinnett County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gwinnett County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,398 and $1,708.

2023 Gwinnett 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
Gwinnett County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Gwinnett County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $1,211 to $1,480 $1,238 to $1,513 $1,398 to $1,708 $1,701 to $2,079 $2,077 to $2,539

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gwinnett County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 32
Total Low Income Apartments 4,520
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,056
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.64%
Average Renter Household Size 3.09
Average Household Size 3.12
Median Household Income $60,289 ±$691
Median Rent $1,043 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.79% ± 1.59pp
Total Population 859,234

Population and Household Demographics

Gwinnett County is a county in Georgia with a population of 859,234. There are 274,017 households in the county with an average household size of 3.12 persons. 33.64% of households in Gwinnett County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gwinnett County

The median gross income for households in Gwinnett County is $60,289 a year, or $5,024 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,043 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gwinnett County, a household making less than $3,477 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Gwinnett County.

Area Median Income In Gwinnett 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 Gwinnett County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,400

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 Gwinnett 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 Gwinnett County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gwinnett County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,250 $23,150 $26,050 $28,900 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gwinnett County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,750 $38,600 $43,400 $48,200 $52,100 $55,950 $59,800 $63,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gwinnett County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,000 $61,700 $69,400 $77,100 $83,300 $89,450 $95,650 $101,800