Affordable Housing In Meriwether County
9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Meriwether County
Housing Authorities that serve Meriwether County
|Georgia Department of Community Affairs||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Meriwether County
|Housing Authority of the City of Manchester||Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of the City of Greenville||Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of the City of Woodbury||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Meriwether County, Georgia
There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 351 affordable apartments for rent in Meriwether County, Georgia.
Income Based Apartments in Meriwether County, Georgia
Meriwether County features 226 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 Meriwether County, Georgia
There are 125 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Meriwether County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Meriwether County, Georgia
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Meriwether County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Meriwether County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Meriwether County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||9|
|Total Low Income Apartments||351|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||226|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||33.41%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.54|
|Average Household Size||2.65|
|Median Household Income||$35,832 ±$3,364|
|Median Rent||$756 ±$80|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||48.72% ± 8.63pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Meriwether County is a County in Georgia with a population of 21,297. There are 7,943 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 33.41% of households in Meriwether County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Meriwether County
The median gross income for households in Meriwether County is $35,832 a year, or $2,986 a month. The median rent for the county is $756 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Meriwether County, a household making less than $2,520 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.72% of households who rent are overburdened in Meriwether County.1
Area Median Income In Meriwether 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 Meriwether County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,500
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 Meriwether 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 Meriwether County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,490||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$28,150||$30,250||$32,350||$34,400|
|50% of Median||$18,250||$20,850||$23,450||$26,050||$28,150||$30,250||$32,350||$34,400|
|80% of Median||$29,200||$33,400||$37,550||$41,700||$45,050||$48,400||$51,750||$55,050|
Cities In Meriwether County
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|Warm Springs||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warm Springs is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Manchester||4||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Manchester are the Housing Authority of the City of Manchester and Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Greenville||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Greenville are the Housing Authority of the City of Greenville and Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Gay||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gay is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Lone Oak||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lone Oak is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Luthersville||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Luthersville is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Woodbury||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodbury is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|