Affordable Housing In Macon
Bibb County, Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 4,372 income based apartments in Macon where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,231 affordable apartments in Macon that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Macon, Georgia

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

The Gardens at Cavalier Drive

4193 Cavalier Drive
Macon, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Rent Assisted
Affordable

Bartlett Crossing

3027 Bonneville Dr
Macon, Georgia
$474-640
2-4 BR
Affordable

Sandy Springs Apartments

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

Tindall Fields II

1850 Tindall Avenue
Macon, Georgia
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Blossom Hill

4006 Mercer University Dr
Macon, Georgia
$477-676
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Ingleside Manor Apartments

478 Munroe Hill
Macon, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

A L MILLER VILLAGE

2241 MONTPELIER AVE
Macon, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

River Walk Apartments

5578 Riverside Drive
Macon, Georgia
$850-896
3 BR
VASH Welcome

Pinewood Park Apartments

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

Mcafee Towers

1212 Gray Hwy
Macon, Georgia
Rent Assisted
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Macon, 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
Macon Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Macon.

Macon, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Macon, Georgia

Macon features 4,372 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 1,231 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 $872 and $1,066.

2023 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
Macon, Georgia Fair Market Rent $719 $838 $969 $1,207 $1,302
Macon, Georgia Payment Standard Range $647 to $791 $754 to $922 $872 to $1,066 $1,086 to $1,328 $1,172 to $1,432

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Macon, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 63
Total Low Income Apartments 5,663
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,372
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 $65,500

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 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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Macon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Macon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,200 $25,400 $28,550 $31,700 $34,250 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Macon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,500 $40,600 $45,650 $50,700 $54,800 $58,850 $62,900 $66,950