Affordable Housing In Macon County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 586 income based apartments in Macon County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 78 affordable apartments in Macon County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Macon County, Georgia

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

Marshall Village

210 Sleepy Hollow Rd
Marshallville, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted
Accessible
62+

Marshall Lane Apartments

310 Sleepy Hollow Rd
Marshallville, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Country Village Apartments

710 Vienna Rd
Montezuma, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Camellia Manor

Jordan St And State Route 128 Bypas
Oglethorpe, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Whitewater Village

611 Brooks Rd
Ideal, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Pinelake

400 Travelers Rest Rd
Montezuma, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Chapel Hill Philliptown Apartments

124 Oak Grove Ct
Montezuma, Georgia

Montezuma98

904 June Dr
Montezuma, Georgia

Marshall Village

Sleppy Hollow Rd
Marshallville, Georgia
Affordable

Towncreek Apartments

Randolph and Anderson
Oglethorpe, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Macon County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Macon County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Ideal, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Ideal.
Affordable Housing In Marshallville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Marshallville.
Affordable Housing In Montezuma, GA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Montezuma.
Affordable Housing In Oglethorpe, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Oglethorpe.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Macon 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 Macon County.

Macon County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Macon County, Georgia

Macon County features 586 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 County, Georgia

There are 78 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Macon County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Macon County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Macon County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Macon County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Macon County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $695 and $849.

2023 Macon 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
Macon County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $587 $591 $772 $949 $1,315
Macon County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $528 to $646 $532 to $650 $695 to $849 $854 to $1,044 $1,184 to $1,447

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Macon County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 664
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 586
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.64%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $28,684 ±$3,453
Median Rent $560 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.54% ± 8.48pp
Total Population 14,045

Population and Household Demographics

Macon County is a county in Georgia with a population of 14,045. There are 4,684 households in the county with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 38.64% of households in Macon County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Macon County

The median gross income for households in Macon County is $28,684 a year, or $2,390 a month. The median rent for the county is $560 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Macon County, a household making less than $1,867 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Macon County.

Area Median Income In Macon 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 Macon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,600

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 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 Macon County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Macon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Macon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Macon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850