Affordable Housing In Lee County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 98 income based apartments in Lee County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 90 affordable apartments in Lee County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lee County, Georgia

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

Stonegate Manor

100 Stonegate Manor Cir.
Leesburg, Georgia
Affordable

Forest Senior Village

197 Forrester Pkwy
Leesburg, Georgia
Affordable

Turnkey Homes

126 Magnolia Ave
Leesburg, Georgia

Woodstone Apartments

320 Main St
Leesburg, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Lee County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Lee County

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

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lee 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 Lee County.

Lee County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lee County, Georgia

Lee County features 98 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 Lee County, Georgia

There are 90 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lee County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lee County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lee County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $792 and $968.

2023 Lee 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
Lee County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $735 $748 $880 $1,153 $1,402
Lee County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $662 to $809 $673 to $823 $792 to $968 $1,038 to $1,268 $1,262 to $1,542

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lee County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 188
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 98
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.4%
Average Renter Household Size 2.88
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $61,537 ±$3,729
Median Rent $931 ±$81
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.23% ± 8.3pp
Total Population 28,946

Population and Household Demographics

Lee County is a county in Georgia with a population of 28,946. There are 10,015 households in the county with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 28.4% of households in Lee County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lee County

The median gross income for households in Lee County is $61,537 a year, or $5,128 a month. The median rent for the county is $931 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lee County, a household making less than $3,103 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Lee County.

Area Median Income In Lee 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 Lee County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,500

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 Lee 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 Lee County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,150 $38,650 $41,150
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,850 $24,950 $28,050 $31,150 $33,650 $36,150 $38,650 $41,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,900 $39,850 $44,850 $49,800 $53,800 $57,800 $61,800 $65,750