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Affordable Housing In Gwinnett County
Georgia

28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gwinnett County

Oaks at New Hope

239 New Hope Rd
Lawrenceville, Georgia

Rainbow Heights

2165 Ross Rd
Snellville, Georgia
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Annandale Apartments, Inc

3500 Annandale Ln
Suwanee, Georgia
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Gwinnett County Residential Services, Inc

3094 Ashly Forest Dr
Snellville, Georgia
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Magnolia Village Apartments ( Lawrenceville )

287 E Crogan St
Lawrenceville, Georgia

Breckenridge Creste Apartments

1470 Boggs Rd
Duluth, Georgia

The Greens at Hillcrest

850 Hillcrest Green Dr
Lawrenceville, Georgia

Huntington Court Senior Residences

4115 S Lee St
Buford, Georgia

The Reserve at Ivy Creek

1869 Appaloosa Ln
Buford, Georgia

Huntington Court Senior Residences

South Lee St
Buford, Georgia

Housing Authorities that serve Gwinnett County

Housing Authority Programs
Georgia Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gwinnett County, Georgia

There are 28 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,473 affordable apartments for rent in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

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 2,417 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 $1,050 and $1,284.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $996 $1,025 $1,167 $1,489 $1,824
Payment Standard Range $896 to $1,096 $923 to $1,128 $1,050 to $1,284 $1,340 to $1,638 $1,642 to $2,006

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gwinnett County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 3,473
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 $82,700

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,400 $19,850 $22,350 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,950 $33,100 $37,250 $41,350 $44,700 $48,000 $51,300 $54,600
80% of Median $46,350 $52,950 $59,550 $66,150 $71,450 $76,750 $82,050 $87,350

Cities In Gwinnett County

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City Served By
Berkeley Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berkeley Lake is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Buford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Buford are the Housing Authority of the City of Buford and Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Dacula The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dacula is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Duluth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Duluth is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Grayson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grayson is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Lawrenceville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lawrenceville are the Housing Authority of the City of Lawrenceville and Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Lilburn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lilburn is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Mountain Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mountain Park is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Norcross The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Norcross are the Housing Authority of the City of Norcross and Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Rest Haven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rest Haven is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Snellville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Snellville is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Sugar Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sugar Hill is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Suwanee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Suwanee is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.