Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Schley County, GA

Discover affordable housing in Schley County where there are 3+ 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.

Pecan Village Apartments

100 Hayes Ave, Ellaville, Georgia 31806

Shady Grove Apts

472 E Oglethorpe, Ellaville, Georgia

Felton Jones Court

38 W Buena Vista St, Ellaville, Georgia 31806

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Schley County, Georgia
$9.51 (+131%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $9.51 (+131%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Schley County, 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 Schley County, Georgia.

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

How many renters live in Schley County, Georgia?

The County of Schley County has 4,565 people living in 1,578 households.

There are 900 renters living in 392 renter households in this County. Renters make up 19.72 percent of the population living in Schley County.

What is the rental market like in Schley County, Georgia?

There are an estimated 1,950 housing units in the Schley County area. Of these, 408 units are rental homes, making up 21 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Schley County, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Schley County?

The rental vacancy rate in Schley County is 2 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 Schley County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Schley County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
5 18 181 164 24
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Schley County

A large number of apartments in Schley County 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 Schley County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 36 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 26 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 Schley County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $693 to $1,270. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $693
One BR $697
Two BR $885
Three BR $1,241
Four BR $1,270
2024 Fair Market Rents in Schley County, Georgia

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

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 5 100 percent
One BR 18 100 percent
Two BR 110 61 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Schley County, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Schley County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 30
Public Housing 40
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 48
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Schley County, Georgia

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

Income Based Apartments in Schley County, Georgia

Schley County features 88 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 Schley County, Georgia

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Schley County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Schley County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Schley County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $797 and $974.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.