Affordable Housing In Oglethorpe County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 37 income based apartments in Oglethorpe County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 52 affordable apartments in Oglethorpe County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Oglethorpe County, Georgia

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

Huntington Villa Apartments

25 Huntington Dr
Crawford, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Forrest Hills

25 Forrest Hills CIrcle
Crawford, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Meadow Run

Us Hwy 78
Crawford, Georgia
Affordable

Lexford Apartments

Hwy 78
Lexington, Georgia
Affordable

Lexington Apts

217 Union Point Street
Lexington, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Oglethorpe County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Oglethorpe County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Crawford, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Crawford.
Affordable Housing In Lexington, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Lexington.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Oglethorpe 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 Oglethorpe County.

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Oglethorpe County, Georgia

Oglethorpe County features 37 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 Oglethorpe County, Georgia

There are 52 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oglethorpe County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oglethorpe County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Oglethorpe County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Oglethorpe County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oglethorpe County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $896 and $1,095.

2023 Oglethorpe 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
Oglethorpe County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $825 $877 $995 $1,335 $1,517
Oglethorpe County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $743 to $908 $789 to $965 $896 to $1,095 $1,202 to $1,469 $1,365 to $1,669

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Oglethorpe County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 89
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 37
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.79%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $44,226 ±$3,798
Median Rent $745 ±$140
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.79% ± 10pp
Total Population 14,688

Population and Household Demographics

Oglethorpe County is a county in Georgia with a population of 14,688. There are 5,542 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 24.79% of households in Oglethorpe County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Oglethorpe County

The median gross income for households in Oglethorpe County is $44,226 a year, or $3,686 a month. The median rent for the county is $745 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Oglethorpe County, a household making less than $2,483 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Oglethorpe County.

Area Median Income In Oglethorpe 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 Oglethorpe County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,300

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 Oglethorpe 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 Oglethorpe County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Oglethorpe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,150 $18,450 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Oglethorpe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,950 $30,800 $34,650 $38,450 $41,550 $44,650 $47,700 $50,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Oglethorpe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,050 $49,200 $55,350 $61,500 $66,450 $71,350 $76,300 $81,200