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Oak Forest Apartments

350 Hatton Dr
Scottdale, Georgia
Income Based
2-3 BR
Rent Assisted

The Retreat at Mills Creek

3220 Mills Creek Circle
Scottdale, Georgia
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1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Mills Creek Crossing

3175 Mills Creek Circle
Scottdale, Georgia
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1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Tobie Grant Manor

3327 Tobie Cir
Scottdale, Georgia

There are 280 low-income apartments in Scottdale that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 350 low-income homes in Scottdale where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $312 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on December 21st, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Affordable Housing Near Scottdale

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City Apartments
Decatur, GA Affordable Housing programs support 38 apartment communities in Decatur.
Lithonia, GA Affordable Housing programs support 12 apartment communities in Lithonia.
Stone Mountain, GA Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Stone Mountain.
Clarkston, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Clarkston.
Doraville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Doraville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Scottdale, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of DeKalb County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Housing Authority of the City of Decatur Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Scottdale.

Scottdale, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Scottdale, Georgia

Scottdale features 350 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 Scottdale, Georgia

There are 280 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Scottdale.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Scottdale, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Scottdale landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Scottdale.

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

2023 Scottdale, 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
Scottdale, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Scottdale, 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 research.

Scottdale, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 630
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 350
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 63.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.87
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $40,015 ±$6,751
Median Rent $944 ±$45
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.19% ± 10.54pp
Total Population 10,672

Population and Household Demographics

Scottdale is a city in DeKalb County, Georgia with a population of 10,672. There are 4,076 households in the city with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 63.15% of households in Scottdale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Scottdale

The median gross income for households in Scottdale is $40,015 a year, or $3,335 a month. The median rent for the city is $944 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Scottdale, a household making less than $3,147 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Scottdale.

Area Median Income In Scottdale

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 Scottdale, the AMI is calculated from all households within DeKalb County.

In Scottdale, 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 Scottdale

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 Scottdale

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Scottdale 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 Scottdale 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 Scottdale 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