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

Discover affordable housing in Richmond Hill where there are 6+ 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.

Plantation Apts., Phase II

201 Casey Dr, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

bed 1-3

Plantation Apartments IV

201 Harris Dr, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

Ashleigh Place

11 Plantation Way , Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

Ways Station

201 Kroger Dr, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

bed 1-2
payment $825-950/mo.

Ashton of Richmond Hill

505 Harris Road, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

Plantation Apartments Phase IV

201 Harris Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 0

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Richmond Hill, 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
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
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 Hill, Georgia
$27.37/hour
$20.12 (+277%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $20.12 (+277%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Richmond Hill, 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), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Richmond Hill, Georgia.

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

How many renters live in Richmond Hill, Georgia?

The City of Richmond Hill has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 34.32 percent of the population living in Richmond Hill.

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

There are an estimated housing units in the Richmond Hill area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Richmond Hill, Georgia, there are 1.16 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Richmond Hill?

The rental vacancy rate in Richmond Hill is 10 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 Hill for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Richmond Hill
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
98 189 721 762 379
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Richmond Hill

A large number of apartments in Richmond Hill 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 Hill

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,191 to $2,306. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,191
One BR $1,287
Two BR $1,445
Three BR $1,967
Four BR $2,306
2024 Fair Market Rents in Richmond Hill, Georgia

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

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 65 66 percent
One BR 81 43 percent
Two BR 620 86 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Richmond Hill, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Richmond Hill?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Richmond Hill, Georgia

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

Income Based Apartments in Richmond Hill, Georgia

Richmond Hill features 165 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 Hill, Georgia

There are 502 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Richmond Hill.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Richmond Hill, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Richmond Hill landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Richmond Hill.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Richmond Hill, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,301 and $1,590.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.