Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Richmond County, GA

Discover affordable housing in Richmond County where there are 56+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Richmond Summit Apartments

744 Broad Street, Augusta, Georgia 30901

Trinity Manor

2375 Barton Chapel Rd , Augusta, Georgia 30906

Shadowood

2506 Lumpkin Rd , Augusta, Georgia 30906

Salem Arms Apartments

2243 Rosier Road, Augusta, Georgia 30906

The Legacy at Walton Green

1550 Fifteenth St, Augusta, Georgia 30901

bed 1-2

The Village on 5th

811 5th St., Augusta, Georgia 30901

bed 1-2

Maxwell House Apartments

1002 Greene St, Augusta, Georgia 30901

Richmond Villas

3551 Windsor Spring Rd, Hephzibah, Georgia 30815

Dogwood Terrace

2023 1st Ave, Augusta, Georgia 30901

Olmstead Homes

2114 C St, Augusta, Georgia 30904

bed 1-4

Barton Village

3634 London Blvd, Augusta, Georgia 30906

bed 3-4

Forest Brook Apartments

3122 Damascus Rd, Augusta, Georgia 30909

bed 1-3

Walton Ridge

3550 Windsor Spring Rd, Hephzibah, Georgia 30815

Linden Square Apartments

1425 Lee Beard Way, Augusta, Georgia 30901

Augusta Springs Senior II

1730 Sibley Rd, Augusta, Georgia 30909

Independent Living Horizions 5

2902 Howell Rd, Augusta, Georgia 30906

Villa Marie Apartments

3200 Deans Bridge Rd, Augusta, Georgia 30906

Bon Air Apartments

2101 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia 30904

Augusta Properties

1901 Broad St, Augusta, Georgia 30904

Magnolia Park, Phase I

2133 Vandivere Rd, Augusta, Georgia 30904

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elderly Senior
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Richmond County, Georgia

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Richmond County, Georgia
$20.83/hour
$13.58 (+187%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $13.58 (+187%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Richmond 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Richmond County, Georgia.

Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Richmond County.

How many renters live in Richmond County, Georgia?

The County of Richmond County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 40.87 percent of the population living in Richmond County.

What is the rental market like in Richmond County, Georgia?

There are an estimated housing units in the Richmond County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Richmond County, Georgia, there are 1.14 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Richmond County?

The rental vacancy rate in Richmond County is 12 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Richmond County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Richmond County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,183 5,448 13,415 9,537 3,472
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Richmond County

A large number of apartments in Richmond County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Richmond County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $805 to $1,779. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $805
One BR $961
Two BR $1,100
Three BR $1,463
Four BR $1,779
2024 Fair Market Rents in Richmond County, Georgia

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Richmond County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 651 55 percent
One BR 3,659 67 percent
Two BR 7,988 60 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Richmond County, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Richmond County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Richmond County, Georgia including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Richmond County, Georgia

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Richmond County, Georgia

Richmond County features 3,089 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 Richmond County, Georgia

There are 2,035 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Richmond County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Richmond County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Richmond County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $990 and $1,210.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.