Affordable Housing In Lumpkin County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 159 income based apartments in Lumpkin County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 80 affordable apartments in Lumpkin County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lumpkin County, Georgia

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

Highland Trace Apartments

14 Adair Circle
Dahlonega, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Affordable

Golden Hills Apartments

95 Golden Hills Drive
Dahlonega, Georgia
$420-700
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Brooks Point Apartments

555 Wimpy Mill Rd
Dahlonega, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted
Accessible
62+

11 Hummingbird Ln

11 Hummingbird Ln
Dahlonega, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Lumpkin County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Lumpkin County

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

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lumpkin 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 Lumpkin County.

Lumpkin County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lumpkin County, Georgia

Lumpkin County features 159 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 Lumpkin County, Georgia

There are 80 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lumpkin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lumpkin County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lumpkin County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $887 and $1,084.

2023 Lumpkin 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
Lumpkin County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $768 $773 $985 $1,236 $1,678
Lumpkin County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $691 to $845 $696 to $850 $887 to $1,084 $1,112 to $1,360 $1,510 to $1,846

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lumpkin County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 239
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 159
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.66
Median Household Income $43,804 ±$4,188
Median Rent $840 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.14% ± 7.92pp
Total Population 30,921

Population and Household Demographics

Lumpkin County is a county in Georgia with a population of 30,921. There are 11,086 households in the county with an average household size of 2.66 persons. 35.07% of households in Lumpkin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lumpkin County

The median gross income for households in Lumpkin County is $43,804 a year, or $3,650 a month. The median rent for the county is $840 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lumpkin County, a household making less than $2,800 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Lumpkin County.

Area Median Income In Lumpkin 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 Lumpkin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,100

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 Lumpkin 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 Lumpkin County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lumpkin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,750 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lumpkin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,550 $28,050 $31,550 $35,050 $37,900 $40,700 $43,500 $46,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lumpkin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,300 $44,900 $50,500 $56,100 $60,600 $65,100 $69,600 $74,100