Mcdonough, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 118 income based apartments in Mcdonough where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 450 affordable apartments in Mcdonough that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Mcdonough, Georgia

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

Brookshire Apartments

23 Brookshire Circle
Mcdonough, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Greystone Manor Apartments

100 Greystone Drive
Mcdonough, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Sable Chase l & ll

102 Sable Chase Blvd
Mcdonough, Georgia

Timberchase Apartments

391 Old Griffin Rd
Mcdonough, Georgia

Heritage at Mcdonough

180 Bridges Rd
Mcdonough, Georgia

Eastside Homes

1 Hooten St
Mcdonough, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Mcdonough

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Mcdonough

City Apartments
Hampton, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Hampton.
Stockbridge, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Stockbridge.
Locust Grove, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Locust Grove.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mcdonough, 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)
McDonough Housing Authority Public Housing
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mcdonough.

Mcdonough, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mcdonough, Georgia

Mcdonough features 118 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 Mcdonough, Georgia

There are 450 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mcdonough.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mcdonough, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mcdonough landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Mcdonough.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mcdonough, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,398 and $1,708.

2023 Mcdonough, 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
Mcdonough, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Mcdonough, Georgia Payment Standard Range $1,211 to $1,480 $1,238 to $1,513 $1,398 to $1,708 $1,701 to $2,079 $2,077 to $2,539

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Mcdonough, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 568
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 118
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.91%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $43,320 ±$5,964
Median Rent $982 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.42% ± 8.7pp
Total Population 22,830

Population and Household Demographics

Mcdonough is a city in Henry County, Georgia with a population of 22,830. There are 8,576 households in the city with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 53.91% of households in Mcdonough are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mcdonough

The median gross income for households in Mcdonough is $43,320 a year, or $3,610 a month. The median rent for the city is $982 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mcdonough, a household making less than $3,273 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.42% of households who rent are overburdened in Mcdonough.

Area Median Income In Mcdonough

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 Mcdonough, the AMI is calculated from all households within Henry County.

In Mcdonough, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,400

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 Mcdonough

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 Mcdonough

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mcdonough AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,250 $23,150 $26,050 $28,900 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mcdonough AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,750 $38,600 $43,400 $48,200 $52,100 $55,950 $59,800 $63,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mcdonough AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,000 $61,700 $69,400 $77,100 $83,300 $89,450 $95,650 $101,800