Affordable Housing In Marion County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 176 income based apartments in Marion County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 24 affordable apartments in Marion County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Marion County, Georgia

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

Hampton Lane

307 Geneva Road
Buena Vista, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Magnolia Terrace Apartments

308 Putville St
Buena Vista, Georgia

Briarwood Village Apartments

307 Geneva Road
Buena Vista, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Buena Vista Elderly Apartments

Baker St
Buena Vista, Georgia
Affordable

T.W. Hollis Homes Matthew Williams Homes

335 Rogers St
Buena Vista, Georgia

Vista Woods Apts

331 Pineville Road
Buena Vista, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Marion County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Marion County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Buena Vista, GA Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Buena Vista.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Marion 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 Marion County.

Marion County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Marion County, Georgia

Marion County features 176 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 Marion County, Georgia

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marion County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marion County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marion County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $851 and $1,040.

2023 Marion 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
Marion County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $759 $819 $945 $1,276 $1,610
Marion County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $683 to $835 $737 to $901 $851 to $1,040 $1,148 to $1,404 $1,449 to $1,771

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Marion County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 200
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 176
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.82%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Average Household Size 2.83
Median Household Income $36,242 ±$2,618
Median Rent $492 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.71% ± 9.94pp
Total Population 8,739

Population and Household Demographics

Marion County is a county in Georgia with a population of 8,739. There are 3,055 households in the county with an average household size of 2.83 persons. 27.82% of households in Marion County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marion County

The median gross income for households in Marion County is $36,242 a year, or $3,020 a month. The median rent for the county is $492 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marion County, a household making less than $1,640 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Marion County.

Area Median Income In Marion 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 Marion County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,200

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 Marion 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 Marion County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Marion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,350 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Marion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,900 $27,300 $30,700 $34,100 $36,850 $39,600 $42,300 $45,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Marion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,200 $43,650 $49,100 $54,550 $58,950 $63,300 $67,650 $72,050