Affordable Housing In Macon
Bibb County, Georgia

Waiting List Openings In Macon

Waiting ListStatus
Macon Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon

60 Low Income Apartment Communities In Macon

The Gardens at Cavalier Drive

4193 Cavalier Drive
Macon, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Bartlett Crossing

3027 Bonneville Dr
Macon, Georgia
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Blossom Hill

4006 Mercer University Dr
Macon, Georgia
1-3 BR

Ingleside Manor Apartments

478 Munroe Hill
Macon, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sandy Springs Apartments

3044 Bloomfield Dr
Macon, Georgia
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Pinewood Park Apartments

4755 Mercer University Dr
Macon, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Tindall Senior Towers

1855 Felton Ave
Macon, Georgia
Elderly Supportive Housing
Accepts Vouchers

Mcafee Towers

1212 Gray Hwy
Macon, Georgia

Tattnall Place

150 Calhoun Ln
Macon, Georgia
Accepts Vouchers

Anthony Homes

1793 Wren Avenue
Macon, Georgia

Housing Authorities that serve Macon

Housing Authority Programs
Macon Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Macon, Georgia

There are 60 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,210 affordable apartments for rent in Macon, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Macon, Georgia

Macon features 4,155 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 Macon, Georgia

There are 1,055 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Macon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Macon, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Macon landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Macon.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Macon, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $694 and $848.

2020 Macon, 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 $502 $677 $771 $1,001 $1,137
Payment Standard Range $452 to $552 $609 to $745 $694 to $848 $901 to $1,101 $1,023 to $1,251

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Macon, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 60
Total Low Income Apartments 5,210
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,155
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Macon is a City in Bibb County, Georgia with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Macon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Macon

The median gross income for households in Macon is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Macon

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 Macon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bibb County.

In Macon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,900

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 Macon

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 Macon

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $29,150 $31,300 $33,450 $35,600
50% of Median $18,900 $21,600 $24,300 $26,950 $29,150 $31,300 $33,450 $35,600
80% of Median $30,200 $34,500 $38,800 $43,100 $46,550 $50,000 $53,450 $56,900