Affordable Housing In Henry County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 143 income based apartments in Henry County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 847 affordable apartments in Henry County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Henry County, Georgia

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

Madison Heights 1 & 2

10911 Tara Boulevard
Hampton, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Red Oak Village

770 Rock Quarry Rd
Stockbridge, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
Affordable

Shoal Creek Manor

500 Dewy Rose Ln
Locust Grove, Georgia
Call For Rent
2 BR
Affordable

Brookshire Apartments

23 Brookshire Circle
Mcdonough, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Greystone Manor Apartments

100 Greystone Drive
Mcdonough, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Sable Chase l & ll

102 Sable Chase Blvd
Mcdonough, Georgia
Affordable

Hampton Court

100 S Hampton Rd
Hampton, Georgia
Affordable

Timberchase Apartments

391 Old Griffin Rd
Mcdonough, Georgia
Affordable

20 College St

20 College St
Hampton, Georgia

Ashley Woods Apartments

1050 Rock Quarry Rd
Stockbridge, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Henry County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Henry County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Hampton, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Hampton.
Affordable Housing In Locust Grove, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Locust Grove.
Affordable Housing In Mcdonough, GA Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Mcdonough.
Affordable Housing In Stockbridge, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Stockbridge.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Henry 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 Henry County.

Henry County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Henry County, Georgia

Henry County features 143 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 Henry County, Georgia

There are 847 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Henry County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Henry County, Georgia

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

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

2023 Henry 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
Henry County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Henry 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.

Henry County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 990
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 143
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.1%
Average Renter Household Size 3.00
Average Household Size 3.00
Median Household Income $60,424 ±$1,382
Median Rent $1,056 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.27% ± 3.79pp
Total Population 211,512

Population and Household Demographics

Henry County is a county in Georgia with a population of 211,512. There are 70,281 households in the county with an average household size of 3.00 persons. 27.1% of households in Henry County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Henry County

The median gross income for households in Henry County is $60,424 a year, or $5,035 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,056 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Henry County, a household making less than $3,520 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Henry County.

Area Median Income In Henry 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 Henry 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 Henry 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 Henry County

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