Affordable Housing In Jones County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 56 income based apartments in Jones County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 92 affordable apartments in Jones County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Jones County, Georgia

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

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200 Eatonton Hwy
Gray, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Jones County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Gray, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Gray.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Jones 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 Jones County.

Jones County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Jones County, Georgia

Jones County features 56 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 Jones County, Georgia

There are 92 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jones County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jones County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jones County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Jones County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jones County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $872 and $1,066.

2023 Jones 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
Jones County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $719 $838 $969 $1,207 $1,302
Jones County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $647 to $791 $754 to $922 $872 to $1,066 $1,086 to $1,328 $1,172 to $1,432

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jones County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 148
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 56
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $51,857 ±$3,748
Median Rent $819 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.13% ± 6.39pp
Total Population 28,738

Population and Household Demographics

Jones County is a county in Georgia with a population of 28,738. There are 10,326 households in the county with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 19.16% of households in Jones County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jones County

The median gross income for households in Jones County is $51,857 a year, or $4,321 a month. The median rent for the county is $819 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jones County, a household making less than $2,730 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.13% of households who rent are overburdened in Jones County.

Area Median Income In Jones 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 Jones County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,500

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 Jones 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 Jones County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Jones County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Jones County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,200 $25,400 $28,550 $31,700 $34,250 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Jones County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,500 $40,600 $45,650 $50,700 $54,800 $58,850 $62,900 $66,950