Affordable Housing In Muscogee County
Georgia

50 Low Income Apartment Communities In Muscogee County

Claflin School Apartments

1532 5th Avenue
Columbus, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Family & Senior

Highland Terrace

38th Street
Columbus, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+

Bull Creek Apartments

17 Creek Way
Columbus, Georgia
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Northgate Village Apartments

4400 Warm Springs Rd
Columbus, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

East Augusta Commons

2001 Torch Hill Road
Columbus, Georgia
Call For Rent
2 BR

Farrfield Manor Senior Apartments

419 Farr Road
Columbus, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ballard Way

5600 Hunter Rd
Columbus, Georgia
$496-658
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Wilson Homes

3400 8th Ave
Columbus, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

E.J. Knight Apartments

3811 Baker Plaza Dr
Columbus, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Chase Homes

120 20th Street
Columbus, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Guide To Affordable Housing in Muscogee County, Georgia

There are 50 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,840 affordable apartments for rent in Muscogee County, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Muscogee County, Georgia

Muscogee County features 3,393 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 Muscogee County, Georgia

There are 2,447 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Muscogee County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Muscogee County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Muscogee County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Muscogee County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Muscogee County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $744 and $910.

2022 Muscogee 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
Muscogee County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $654 $724 $827 $1,122 $1,415
Muscogee County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $589 to $719 $652 to $796 $744 to $910 $1,010 to $1,234 $1,274 to $1,557

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Muscogee County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 50
Total Low Income Apartments 5,840
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,393
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 50.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $42,306 ±$1,071
Median Rent $830 ±$14
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.89% ± 2.22pp
Total Population 200,285

Population and Household Demographics

Muscogee County is a county in Georgia with a population of 200,285. There are 72,760 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 50.16% of households in Muscogee County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Muscogee County

The median gross income for households in Muscogee County is $42,306 a year, or $3,526 a month. The median rent for the county is $830 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Muscogee County, a household making less than $2,767 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Muscogee County.

Area Median Income In Muscogee 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 Muscogee County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,200

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 Muscogee 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 Muscogee County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Muscogee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,350 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Muscogee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,900 $27,300 $30,700 $34,100 $36,850 $39,600 $42,300 $45,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Muscogee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,200 $43,650 $49,100 $54,550 $58,950 $63,300 $67,650 $72,050

Cities In Muscogee County

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City Served By
Columbus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Columbus is the Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia.
Columbus City