Mcrae, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 138 income based apartments in Mcrae where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 48 affordable apartments in Mcrae that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Mcrae, Georgia

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

McRae-Helena Estates

7 Industrial Boulevard
Mcrae, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Willow Creek Apartments

136 E Willow Creek Ln
Mcrae, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Treeloft Apt

134 E Oak St
Mcrae, Georgia

Herman Talmadge Apartments

200 NE Railroad St
Mcrae, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Mcrae

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City Apartments
Lumber City, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Lumber City.
Helena, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Helena.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mcrae, 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 Mcrae.

Mcrae, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mcrae, Georgia

Mcrae features 138 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 Mcrae, Georgia

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mcrae.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mcrae, Georgia

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

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

2023 Mcrae, 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
Mcrae, Georgia Fair Market Rent $516 $606 $772 $940 $1,037
Mcrae, Georgia Payment Standard Range $464 to $568 $545 to $667 $695 to $849 $846 to $1,034 $933 to $1,141

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mcrae, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 186
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 138
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $29,729 ±$5,915
Median Rent $550 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 24.23% ± 12.26pp
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Mcrae is a city in Telfair 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 Mcrae are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mcrae

The median gross income for households in Mcrae is $29,729 a year, or $2,477 a month. The median rent for the city is $550 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mcrae, a household making less than $1,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 24.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Mcrae.

Area Median Income In Mcrae

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 Mcrae, the AMI is calculated from all households within Telfair County.

In Mcrae, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $39,300

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 Mcrae

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 Mcrae

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mcrae 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 Mcrae 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 Mcrae 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