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Alexander at Stonecrest

100 Leslie Oaks Drive
Lithonia, Georgia

Hills at Fairington

5959 Fairington Rd
Lithonia, Georgia
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1-3 BR

The Terraces at Parkview

6800 Parkview Trail
Lithonia, Georgia
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1-3 BR

Granite Crossing

6887 Max Cleland Boulevard
Lithonia, Georgia
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1-3 BR

Harper Grove

6170 Hillandale Dr
Lithonia, Georgia
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2-3 BR
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There are 657 low-income apartments in Lithonia that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Lithonia, Georgia can range from $795 to $1,015 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 540 low-income homes in Lithonia where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $254 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on March 31st, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lithonia, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Lithonia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Authority of DeKalb County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Housing Authority of the City of Decatur Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lithonia.

Lithonia, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lithonia, Georgia

Lithonia features 540 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 Lithonia, Georgia

There are 657 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lithonia.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lithonia, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lithonia, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,398 and $1,708.

2023 Lithonia, 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
Lithonia, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Lithonia, Georgia Payment Standard Range $1,211 to $1,480 $1,238 to $1,513 $1,398 to $1,708 $1,701 to $2,079 $2,077 to $2,539

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lithonia, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 1,197
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 540
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 66.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $26,913 ±$5,464
Median Rent $733 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.25% ± 10pp
Total Population 1,961

Population and Household Demographics

Lithonia is a city in DeKalb County, Georgia with a population of 1,961. There are 775 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 66.32% of households in Lithonia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lithonia

The median gross income for households in Lithonia is $26,913 a year, or $2,243 a month. The median rent for the city is $733 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lithonia, a household making less than $2,443 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Lithonia.

Area Median Income In Lithonia

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 Lithonia, the AMI is calculated from all households within DeKalb County.

In Lithonia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $103,500

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 Lithonia

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 Lithonia

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lithonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,500 $24,550 $27,600 $30,650 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lithonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,750 $40,850 $45,950 $51,050 $55,150 $59,250 $63,350 $67,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lithonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$57,200 $65,350 $73,500 $81,650 $88,200 $94,750 $101,250 $107,800