Sardis, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Sardis where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 24 affordable apartments in Sardis that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Sardis, Georgia

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

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730 Bargeron Ave
Sardis, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Sardis

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Waynesboro, GA Affordable Housing programs support 14 apartment communities in Waynesboro.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Sardis, 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 Sardis.

Sardis, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Sardis, Georgia

Sardis features 0 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 Sardis, Georgia

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sardis.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sardis, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sardis, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $915 and $1,119.

2023 Sardis, 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
Sardis, Georgia Fair Market Rent $750 $890 $1,017 $1,369 $1,675
Sardis, Georgia Payment Standard Range $675 to $825 $801 to $979 $915 to $1,119 $1,232 to $1,506 $1,508 to $1,843

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Sardis, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.9%
Average Renter Household Size 3.05
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $29,886 ±$7,900
Median Rent $475 ±$137
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.62% ± 19.79pp
Total Population 953

Population and Household Demographics

Sardis is a city in Burke County, Georgia with a population of 953. There are 343 households in the city with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 37.9% of households in Sardis are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sardis

The median gross income for households in Sardis is $29,886 a year, or $2,491 a month. The median rent for the city is $475 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sardis, a household making less than $1,583 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Sardis.

Area Median Income In Sardis

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 Sardis, the AMI is calculated from all households within Burke County.

In Sardis, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,100

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 Sardis

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 Sardis

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sardis AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,600 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sardis AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sardis AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300