Affordable Housing In Mitchell County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 717 income based apartments in Mitchell County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 286 affordable apartments in Mitchell County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Mitchell County, Georgia

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

Hand Trading Company Apartments

107 West Railroad St
Pelham, Georgia
1 BR
Family & Senior
Affordable

Cottonwood Pointe

388 Sylvester Road
Camilla, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Heritage Square Elderly

307 W Railroad St S
Pelham, Georgia
Affordable

Hillcrest Apartments

1503 John Collins Rd
Pelham, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Coolawahee Apt

330 Campbell Dr
Camilla, Georgia
Affordable

Jester Homes

455 S Harney St
Camilla, Georgia

William C. B. Alexander Homes

366 Baggs Ave SE
Pelham, Georgia

Cvi Rental Housing Program

40 Cedar Ln
Camilla, Georgia
Affordable

Southfork Apartments

500 S MacArthur Dr
Camilla, Georgia
Affordable

Borders Homes

86 E Cochran St
Camilla, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Mitchell County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Mitchell County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Baconton, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Baconton.
Affordable Housing In Camilla, GA Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Camilla.
Affordable Housing In Pelham, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Pelham.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mitchell 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 Mitchell County.

Mitchell County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mitchell County, Georgia

Mitchell County features 717 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 Mitchell County, Georgia

There are 286 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mitchell County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mitchell County, Georgia

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

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

2023 Mitchell 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
Mitchell County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $648 $684 $772 $940 $1,037
Mitchell County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $583 to $713 $616 to $752 $695 to $849 $846 to $1,034 $933 to $1,141

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mitchell County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 1,003
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 717
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $31,915 ±$2,571
Median Rent $589 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.62% ± 6.35pp
Total Population 22,982

Population and Household Demographics

Mitchell County is a county in Georgia with a population of 22,982. There are 8,140 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 34% of households in Mitchell County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mitchell County

The median gross income for households in Mitchell County is $31,915 a year, or $2,660 a month. The median rent for the county is $589 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mitchell County, a household making less than $1,963 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Mitchell County.

Area Median Income In Mitchell 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 Mitchell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $45,600

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 Mitchell 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 Mitchell County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mitchell County 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 Mitchell County 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 Mitchell County 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