Affordable Housing In Johnson County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 114 income based apartments in Johnson County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 120 affordable apartments in Johnson County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Johnson County, Georgia

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

Carson Village

104 Short St
Wrightsville, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
Accessible
62+

Oakview Apartments

105 Trojan Way
Wrightsville, Georgia
Affordable

Pine Terrace II

823 S Marcus St
Wrightsville, Georgia
Affordable

100 Doc Kemp Dr

100 Doc Kemp Dr
Wrightsville, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Johnson County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Johnson County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Wrightsville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Wrightsville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Johnson 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 Johnson County.

Johnson County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Johnson County, Georgia

Johnson County features 114 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 Johnson County, Georgia

There are 120 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Johnson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Johnson County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Johnson County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $695 and $849.

2023 Johnson 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
Johnson County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $648 $684 $772 $1,062 $1,123
Johnson County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $583 to $713 $616 to $752 $695 to $849 $956 to $1,168 $1,011 to $1,235

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Johnson County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 234
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 114
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $34,438 ±$5,003
Median Rent $515 ±$59
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.98% ± 8.71pp
Total Population 9,794

Population and Household Demographics

Johnson County is a county in Georgia with a population of 9,794. There are 3,299 households in the county with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 28.98% of households in Johnson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Johnson County

The median gross income for households in Johnson County is $34,438 a year, or $2,870 a month. The median rent for the county is $515 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Johnson County, a household making less than $1,717 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Johnson County.

Area Median Income In Johnson 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 Johnson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,100

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 Johnson 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 Johnson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Johnson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Johnson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Johnson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850