Affordable Housing In Houston County
Georgia

33 Low Income Apartment Communities In Houston County

Tupelo Ridge Apartments

1131 S Houston Lake Rd
Warner Robins, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Pines at Westdale

1127 S Houston Lake Rd
Warner Robins, Georgia
$553-764
1-3 BR

Gateway Pointe Apartments

1000 S Armed Forces Blvd
Warner Robins, Georgia
$590-989
1-3 BR
Family & Senior

Ashton Landing Apartments

1701 Macon Road
Perry, Georgia
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Kings Villas Apartments

1980 Kings Chapel Road
Perry, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Pinebrook Apartments

715 Mason Ter
Perry, Georgia

Oliver Place Apartments

530 Gray Road
Perry, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Smith Heights Apartments

615 Smith Dr
Perry, Georgia
Subsidized

Randall Heights Apartments

306 Elberta Rd
Warner Robins, Georgia
Subsidized

Pacific Park Apartments

1205 Leverett Rd
Warner Robins, Georgia

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Houston 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Houston County, Georgia

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)
Warner Robins Housing Authority Public Housing
Houston County Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Houston County, Georgia

There are 33 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,347 affordable apartments for rent in Houston County, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Houston County, Georgia

Houston County features 855 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 Houston County, Georgia

There are 1,492 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Houston County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Houston County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Houston County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $877 and $1,071.

2022 Houston 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
Houston County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $778 $855 $974 $1,297 $1,587
Houston County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $700 to $856 $770 to $941 $877 to $1,071 $1,167 to $1,427 $1,428 to $1,746

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Houston County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 33
Total Low Income Apartments 2,347
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 855
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.71%
Average Renter Household Size 2.78
Average Household Size 2.72
Median Household Income $53,270 ±$2,008
Median Rent $850 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.9% ± 3.84pp
Total Population 147,570

Population and Household Demographics

Houston County is a county in Georgia with a population of 147,570. There are 53,771 households in the county with an average household size of 2.72 persons. 34.71% of households in Houston County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Houston County

The median gross income for households in Houston County is $53,270 a year, or $4,439 a month. The median rent for the county is $850 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Houston County, a household making less than $2,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.9% of households who rent are overburdened in Houston County.

Area Median Income In Houston 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 Houston County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,000

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 Houston 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 Houston County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Houston County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,500 $17,700 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Houston County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,800 $29,450 $33,150 $36,800 $39,750 $42,700 $45,650 $48,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Houston County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,250 $47,150 $53,050 $58,900 $63,650 $68,350 $73,050 $77,750

Cities In Houston County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Byron The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Byron are the Housing Authority of the City of Byron, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Warner Robins Housing Authority and Houston County Housing Authority.
Centerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Centerville are the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Warner Robins Housing Authority and Houston County Housing Authority.
Perry The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Perry are the Housing Authority of the City of Perry, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Warner Robins Housing Authority and Houston County Housing Authority.
Robins AFB The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Robins AFB are the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Warner Robins Housing Authority and Houston County Housing Authority.
Warner Robins The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Warner Robins are the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Warner Robins Housing Authority and Houston County Housing Authority.