Affordable Housing In Morrow
Clayton County, Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 196 income based apartments in Morrow where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Morrow that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Morrow, Georgia

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

Southwood Apartments

6001 Trammell Rd
Morrow, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Morrow

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Morrow, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Jonesboro Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Morrow.

Morrow, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Morrow, Georgia

Morrow features 196 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 Morrow, Georgia

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Morrow.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Morrow, Georgia

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

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

2023 Morrow, 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
Morrow, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Morrow, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Morrow, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 196
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 196
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.27%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $48,230 ±$6,612
Median Rent $849 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.19% ± 11.53pp
Total Population 6,982

Population and Household Demographics

Morrow is a city in Clayton County, Georgia with a population of 6,982. There are 2,364 households in the city with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 40.27% of households in Morrow are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Morrow

The median gross income for households in Morrow is $48,230 a year, or $4,019 a month. The median rent for the city is $849 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Morrow, a household making less than $2,830 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Morrow.

Area Median Income In Morrow

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 Morrow, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clayton County.

In Morrow, 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 Morrow

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 Morrow

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