Affordable Housing In Laurens County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 428 income based apartments in Laurens County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 290 affordable apartments in Laurens County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Laurens County, Georgia

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

Shamrock Village Apartments

1606 S Jefferson St
Dublin, Georgia
Income Based
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Woodlawn Senior Village

200 Woodlawn Dr
Dublin, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Groveland Terrace Apartments

1717 Telfair St
Dublin, Georgia
Income Based
Studio-4 BR

Jasmine Lane Apartments

600 Buckeye Rd
East Dublin, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Dogwood Terrace

202 Woodlawn Dr
Dublin, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Riverview Heights

200 Riverview Dr
Dublin, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Laurens County Resources

202 Hillcrest Dr
Dublin, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hillcrest Apartments

208 Hillcrest Dr
Dublin, Georgia
Affordable

Simmons Jackson Homes

201 Anita Ave
East Dublin, Georgia

Waterford Estates ( Fka Shannon Estates )

100 Waterford Trl
Dublin, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Laurens County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Dublin, GA Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Dublin.
Affordable Housing In East Dublin, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in East Dublin.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Laurens 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 Laurens County.

Laurens County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Laurens County, Georgia

Laurens County features 428 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 Laurens County, Georgia

There are 290 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Laurens County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Laurens County, Georgia

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

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

2023 Laurens 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
Laurens County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $603 $607 $772 $1,064 $1,315
Laurens County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $543 to $663 $546 to $668 $695 to $849 $958 to $1,170 $1,184 to $1,447

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Laurens County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 718
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 428
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $32,356 ±$1,971
Median Rent $594 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.18% ± 3.86pp
Total Population 47,886

Population and Household Demographics

Laurens County is a county in Georgia with a population of 47,886. There are 17,640 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 36.35% of households in Laurens County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Laurens County

The median gross income for households in Laurens County is $32,356 a year, or $2,696 a month. The median rent for the county is $594 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Laurens County, a household making less than $1,980 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Laurens County.

Area Median Income In Laurens 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 Laurens County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,800

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 Laurens 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 Laurens County

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