Affordable Housing In Morgan County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 114 income based apartments in Morgan County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 59 affordable apartments in Morgan County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Morgan County, Georgia

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

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Affordable Housing In Morgan County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Morgan County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Madison, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Madison.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Morgan 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 Morgan County.

Morgan County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Morgan County, Georgia

Morgan County features 114 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 Morgan County, Georgia

There are 59 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Morgan County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Morgan County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Morgan County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $970 and $1,186.

2023 Morgan 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
Morgan County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $814 $819 $1,078 $1,328 $1,836
Morgan County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $733 to $895 $737 to $901 $970 to $1,186 $1,195 to $1,461 $1,652 to $2,020

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Morgan County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 173
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 114
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.33%
Average Renter Household Size 2.98
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $51,820 ±$4,371
Median Rent $853 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.38% ± 10.3pp
Total Population 17,900

Population and Household Demographics

Morgan County is a county in Georgia with a population of 17,900. There are 6,418 households in the county with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 22.33% of households in Morgan County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Morgan County

The median gross income for households in Morgan County is $51,820 a year, or $4,318 a month. The median rent for the county is $853 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Morgan County, a household making less than $2,843 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Morgan County.

Area Median Income In Morgan 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 Morgan County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,600

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 Morgan 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 Morgan County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Morgan County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,600 $18,950 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Morgan County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,450 $42,650 $45,800 $48,950 $52,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Morgan County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,200 $50,500 $56,800 $63,100 $68,150 $73,200 $78,250 $83,300