Affordable Housing In Lowndes County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 827 income based apartments in Lowndes County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 899 affordable apartments in Lowndes County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lowndes County, Georgia

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

Ashton Park Apartments

1315 River Street
Valdosta, Georgia
$424-619
1-3 BR

Freedom Heights

4301 Bemiss Road
Valdosta, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Hyde Park Estates

1553 Weaver Street
Valdosta, Georgia
Call For Rent
3-4 BR
Affordable

Ashton Meadows Apartments

2611 Bemiss Road
Valdosta, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Brittany Woods & Park Chase

1150 Old Statenville Road
Valdosta, Georgia
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

THE VILLAGE ON PARK APARTMENTS

908 WEST PARK ST
Hahira, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Azalea Woods

811 W Mary St
Valdosta, Georgia
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Hudson Dockett Homes

807 S Fry St
Valdosta, Georgia
Family & Senior

Ora Lee West Homes

610 E Ann St
Valdosta, Georgia
Family & Senior

Scattered Site Housing

1102 W Gordon St
Valdosta, Georgia
Family & Senior
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Affordable Housing In Lowndes County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Lowndes County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Hahira, GA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Hahira.
Affordable Housing In Lake Park, GA Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Lake Park.
Affordable Housing In Valdosta, GA Affordable Housing programs support 17 apartment communities in Valdosta.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lowndes 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 Lowndes County.

Lowndes County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lowndes County, Georgia

Lowndes County features 827 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 Lowndes County, Georgia

There are 899 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lowndes County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lowndes County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lowndes County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $806 and $985.

2023 Lowndes 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
Lowndes County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $680 $685 $895 $1,219 $1,411
Lowndes County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $612 to $748 $617 to $754 $806 to $985 $1,097 to $1,341 $1,270 to $1,552

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lowndes County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 29
Total Low Income Apartments 1,726
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 827
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.66%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $36,834 ±$1,205
Median Rent $758 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.71% ± 3.21pp
Total Population 113,203

Population and Household Demographics

Lowndes County is a county in Georgia with a population of 113,203. There are 39,328 households in the county with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 48.66% of households in Lowndes County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lowndes County

The median gross income for households in Lowndes County is $36,834 a year, or $3,070 a month. The median rent for the county is $758 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lowndes County, a household making less than $2,527 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Lowndes County.

Area Median Income In Lowndes 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 Lowndes County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,700

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 Lowndes 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 Lowndes County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lowndes County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $39,750 $42,350
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lowndes County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,450 $25,650 $28,850 $32,050 $34,650 $37,200 $39,750 $42,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lowndes County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,950 $41,050 $46,200 $51,300 $55,450 $59,550 $63,650 $67,750