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Affordable Housing In Lilburn
Gwinnett County, Georgia

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lilburn

Lawrenceville Handicapped Housing

420 Hillcrest Rd NW
Lilburn, Georgia
Disabled Supportive Housing

Gwinnett Christian Terrace

414 Berkmar Way NW
Lilburn, Georgia
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Lilburn

Housing Authority Programs
Georgia Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lilburn, Georgia

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 165 affordable apartments for rent in Lilburn, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Lilburn, Georgia

Lilburn features 165 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 Lilburn, Georgia

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lilburn.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lilburn, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lilburn landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lilburn.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lilburn, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,050 and $1,284.

2020 Lilburn, 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
Fair Market Rent $996 $1,025 $1,167 $1,489 $1,824
Payment Standard Range $896 to $1,096 $923 to $1,128 $1,050 to $1,284 $1,340 to $1,638 $1,642 to $2,006

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lilburn, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 165
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 165
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.48%
Average Renter Household Size 3.10
Average Household Size 3.07
Median Household Income $51,140 ±$5,672
Median Rent $907 ±$65
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.67% ± 13.08pp
Total Population 12,372

Population and Household Demographics

Lilburn is a city in Gwinnett County, Georgia with a population of 12,372. There are 3,977 households in the city with an average household size of 3.07 persons. 35.48% of households in Lilburn are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lilburn

The median gross income for households in Lilburn is $51,140 a year, or $4,262 a month. The median rent for the city is $907 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lilburn, a household making less than $3,023 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Lilburn.

Area Median Income In Lilburn

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Lilburn, the AMI is calculated from all households within Gwinnett County.

In Lilburn, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,700

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 Lilburn

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 Lilburn

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,400 $19,850 $22,350 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,950 $33,100 $37,250 $41,350 $44,700 $48,000 $51,300 $54,600
80% of Median $46,350 $52,950 $59,550 $66,150 $71,450 $76,750 $82,050 $87,350