Affordable Housing In Roswell
Fulton County, Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 124 income based apartments in Roswell where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 508 affordable apartments in Roswell that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Roswell, Georgia

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

Manchester at Mansell

401 Huntington Drive
Roswell, Georgia
$867-1,022
1-2 BR

North Metro Group Homes Assn Inc

805 E Hembree Xing
Roswell, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

North Fulton County Group Home

1200 Old Ellis Rd
Roswell, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Park Ridge Apartments

1000 Holcomb Bridge Rd
Roswell, Georgia
Affordable

Pelfrey Pines

101 Grove Way
Roswell, Georgia
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Roswell, 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
Housing Authority of the City of Roswell Public Housing
Housing Authority of Fulton County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Roswell.

Roswell, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Roswell, Georgia

Roswell features 124 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 Roswell, Georgia

There are 508 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Roswell.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Roswell, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Roswell, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,398 and $1,708.

2023 Roswell, 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
Roswell, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Roswell, Georgia Payment Standard Range $1,211 to $1,480 $1,238 to $1,513 $1,398 to $1,708 $1,701 to $2,079 $2,077 to $2,539

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Roswell, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 642
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 124
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $82,150 ±$5,038
Median Rent $1,032 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.92% ± 4.49pp
Total Population 93,471

Population and Household Demographics

Roswell is a city in Fulton County, Georgia with a population of 93,471. There are 34,697 households in the city with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 33.67% of households in Roswell are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Roswell

The median gross income for households in Roswell is $82,150 a year, or $6,846 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,032 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Roswell, a household making less than $3,440 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Roswell.

Area Median Income In Roswell

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Roswell, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fulton County.

In Roswell, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,400

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 Roswell

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 Roswell

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Roswell AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,250 $23,150 $26,050 $28,900 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Roswell AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,750 $38,600 $43,400 $48,200 $52,100 $55,950 $59,800 $63,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Roswell AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,000 $61,700 $69,400 $77,100 $83,300 $89,450 $95,650 $101,800