Affordable Housing In Sandersville
Washington County, Georgia

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sandersville

Pecan Grove Apartments

647 Ferncrest Dr
Sandersville, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Georgia Voa Elderly Housing, Inc

537 N Hospital Rd
Sandersville, Georgia
Elderly Supportive Housing

Tori Pines

635 Ferncrest Drive
Sandersville, Georgia

Washington Manor Apartments

700 Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Sandersville, Georgia

Ferncrest Apartments

617 Ferncrest Dr
Sandersville, Georgia

Hunters Run

531 M Friedman Dr
Sandersville, Georgia

Camellia Lane

141 Camellia Ln
Sandersville, Georgia


611 Peachtree St
Sandersville, Georgia
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Sandersville, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Sandersville, Georgia

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Sandersville Public Housing
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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sandersville, Georgia

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 462 affordable apartments for rent in Sandersville, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Sandersville, Georgia

Sandersville features 302 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 Sandersville, Georgia

There are 160 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sandersville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sandersville, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sandersville landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Sandersville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sandersville, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $634 and $774.

2022 Sandersville, 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
Sandersville, Georgia Fair Market Rent $590 $618 $704 $980 $1,029
Sandersville, Georgia Payment Standard Range $531 to $649 $556 to $680 $634 to $774 $882 to $1,078 $926 to $1,132

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Sandersville, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 462
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 302
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.14%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $29,034 ±$6,497
Median Rent $489 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.24% ± 11.34pp
Total Population 5,831

Population and Household Demographics

Sandersville is a city in Washington County, Georgia with a population of 5,831. There are 2,165 households in the city with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 40.14% of households in Sandersville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sandersville

The median gross income for households in Sandersville is $29,034 a year, or $2,420 a month. The median rent for the city is $489 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sandersville, a household making less than $1,630 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.24% of households who rent are overburdened in Sandersville.

Area Median Income In Sandersville

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 Sandersville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Sandersville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,100

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 Sandersville

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 Sandersville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sandersville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sandersville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,250 $22,000 $24,750 $27,450 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sandersville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,750 $35,150 $39,550 $43,900 $47,450 $50,950 $54,450 $57,950