Affordable Housing In Murray County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 208 income based apartments in Murray County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 276 affordable apartments in Murray County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Murray County, Georgia

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

Linwood Place

Civic Dr
Chatsworth, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
62+
Affordable

Abbie Lane Park

1060 Leonard Bridge Road
Chatsworth, Georgia
55+
Affordable

Fieldstone Apartments

400 S 2nd Ave
Chatsworth, Georgia
Affordable

Oran Housing, Inc

735 W Chestnut St
Chatsworth, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Cohutta Shadows

506 S 2nd Ave
Chatsworth, Georgia
Affordable

Kinnamon Part. Lllp

300 N 5th Ave
Chatsworth, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Chatsworth Ha

417 Ross Ave
Chatsworth, Georgia

Cohutta View Apts

1337 Old Dalton-Ellijay Road
Chatsworth, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Murray County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Murray County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Chatsworth, GA Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Chatsworth.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Murray 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 Murray County.

Murray County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Murray County, Georgia

Murray County features 208 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 Murray County, Georgia

There are 276 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Murray County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Murray County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Murray County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $727 and $889.

2023 Murray 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
Murray County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $561 $614 $808 $1,088 $1,344
Murray County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $505 to $617 $553 to $675 $727 to $889 $979 to $1,197 $1,210 to $1,478

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Murray County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 484
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 208
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.4%
Average Renter Household Size 2.85
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $35,539 ±$2,859
Median Rent $636 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.48% ± 6.64pp
Total Population 39,401

Population and Household Demographics

Murray County is a county in Georgia with a population of 39,401. There are 14,236 households in the county with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 32.4% of households in Murray County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Murray County

The median gross income for households in Murray County is $35,539 a year, or $2,962 a month. The median rent for the county is $636 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Murray County, a household making less than $2,120 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Murray County.

Area Median Income In Murray 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 Murray County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,400

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 Murray 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 Murray County

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