Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Savannah, GA

Discover affordable housing in Savannah 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.

Rendant Apartments

1030 Shawnee Street, Savannah, Georgia 31419

The Woods of Savannah

7364-C Hodgson Memorial Dr, Savannah, Georgia 31406

Savannah Gardens

515 Pennsylvania Ave, Savannah, Georgia 31404

Savannah Gardens, Phase III

500 Pennsylvania Ave, Savannah, Georgia 31404

Savannah Gardens Senior Residences

501 Pennsylvania Ave, Savannah, Georgia 31404

Live Oak Landing II

1210 Wheaton St., Savannah, Georgia 31404

Rose of Sharon

322 E Taylor St, Savannah, Georgia 31401

Live Oak Landing

1212 Wheaton Street, Savannah, Georgia 31404

Bradley Pointe Apartments

1355 Bradley Blvd, Savannah, Georgia 31419

Ihs Savannah

1928 E Montgomery Xrd, Savannah, Georgia 31406

Thomas Francis Williams Court Apartments

1900 Lincoln St, Savannah, Georgia 31401

Georgia Infirmary a Habersham Place

410 E 35th St, Savannah, Georgia 31401

Savannah Summit

135 Hampstead Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31405

St Johns Villa Apartments

506 Blair St, Savannah, Georgia 31401

Snap III Apartments

918 Abercorn St, Savannah, Georgia 31401

Snap I Apartments

1 W Henry St, Savannah, Georgia 31401

Georgia Infirmary B Hamilton Place

512 Hamilton Ct, Savannah, Georgia 31401

Sustainable Fellwood Phase III

40 Eagle St, Savannah, Georgia 31415

Sustainable Fellwood II

1325 Exley St, Savannah, Georgia 31415

Romana Riley Lofts

1108 East Anderson Street, Savannah, Georgia 31404

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Savannah, Georgia
$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 Savannah, 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 Savannah, Georgia.

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

How many renters live in Savannah, Georgia?

The City of Savannah has 147,987 people living in 60,764 households.

There are 71,068 renters living in 32,934 renter households in this City. Renters make up 48.02 percent of the population living in Savannah.

What is the rental market like in Savannah, Georgia?

There are an estimated 70,632 housing units in the Savannah area. Of these, 35,803 units are rental homes, making up 51 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Savannah, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Savannah?

The rental vacancy rate in Savannah is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Savannah for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Savannah
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,346 7,733 13,760 9,119 976
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Savannah

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

How many renter households in Savannah are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 50 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 30 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Savannah

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 Savannah, Georgia

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

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 813 60 percent
One BR 4,337 56 percent
Two BR 8,309 60 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Savannah, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Savannah?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 4,442
Public Housing 917
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 1,528
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance 20
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 39
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 36
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Savannah, Georgia

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

Income Based Apartments in Savannah, Georgia

Savannah features 2,927 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 Savannah, Georgia

There are 2,427 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Savannah.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Savannah, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Savannah landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Savannah.

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.