Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Marietta, GA

Discover affordable housing in Marietta where there are 31+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Cinnamon Ridge Apartments

730 Franklin Road SE, Marietta, Georgia 30067

Walton Village Apartments

1570 Roberta Drive, Marietta, Georgia 30008

Walton Renaissance on Henderson

55 Henderson St SW, Marietta, Georgia 30064

The Legacy at Walton Village

1570 Roberta Dr., Marietta, Georgia 30008

Ashton Arbors Apartments

2780 Bankstone Dr SW, Marietta, Georgia 30064

The Cobb Arc House

3358 Old Tennessee Rd SW, Marietta, Georgia 30008

Legacy at Walton Heights

178 Roberts Trail, Marietta, Georgia 30066

Walton Ridge

1631 White Circle, Marietta, Georgia 30066

The Retreat at Dorsey Manor

118 Haynes St NE, Marietta, Georgia 30060

Cobblestone Apartments

347 Pat Mell Rd SW, Marietta, Georgia 30060

Walton Village

1570 Roberta Dr SW, Marietta, Georgia 30008

Towers at Dorsey Manor

212 Lemon St NE, Marietta, Georgia 30060

Crestwood Park Apartments

925 Gresham Ave NE, Marietta, Georgia 30060

The Legacy at Walton Ridge

1631 White Circle NW, Marietta, Georgia 30066

The Willow House

1002 Brackett Rd, Marietta, Georgia 30066

Harmony Meadows Apartments

1910 S Cobb Dr SE, Marietta, Georgia 30060

Caswyck Trail Apartments

2665 Favor Rd SW, Marietta, Georgia 30060

Harmony Terrace

658 Kiowa Dr NE, Marietta, Georgia 30060

Country Pines

15 Booth Rd SW, Marietta, Georgia 30008

Pine Grove Apartments Harmony Grove

2016 Olive Springs Rd SE, Marietta, Georgia 30060

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Marietta, Georgia
$27.67 (+382%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $27.67 (+382%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Marietta, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs for Marietta, Georgia.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Marietta, Georgia.

Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Marietta.

How many renters live in Marietta, Georgia?

The City of Marietta has 61,387 people living in 24,403 households.

There are 29,833 renters living in 13,119 renter households in this City. Renters make up 48.6 percent of the population living in Marietta.

What is the rental market like in Marietta, Georgia?

There are an estimated 26,599 housing units in the Marietta area. Of these, 14,244 units are rental homes, making up 54 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Marietta, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Marietta?

The rental vacancy rate in Marietta is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Marietta for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Marietta
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
560 3,812 6,707 1,610 398
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Marietta

A large number of apartments in Marietta have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Marietta are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 58 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 25 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Marietta

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,599 to $2,707. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,599
One BR $1,643
Two BR $1,844
Three BR $2,230
Four BR $2,707
2024 Fair Market Rents in Marietta, Georgia

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Marietta?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 440 79 percent
One BR 3,228 85 percent
Two BR 3,909 58 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Marietta, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Marietta?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Marietta, Georgia including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 805
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 263
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 4
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Marietta, Georgia

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Marietta, Georgia

Marietta features 290 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 Marietta, Georgia

There are 2,604 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marietta.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marietta, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marietta landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Marietta.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marietta, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,660 and $2,028.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.