Affordable Housing In Senoia
Coweta County, Georgia

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Senoia

320 Seavy St

320 Seavy St
Senoia, Georgia
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Senoia, 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 Senoia, Georgia

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)
Housing Authority of Senoia Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Senoia, Georgia

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 31 affordable apartments for rent in Senoia, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Senoia, Georgia

Senoia features 31 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 Senoia, Georgia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Senoia, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Senoia, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,160 and $1,418.

2022 Senoia, 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
Senoia, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,111 $1,131 $1,289 $1,596 $1,951
Senoia, Georgia Payment Standard Range $1,000 to $1,222 $1,018 to $1,244 $1,160 to $1,418 $1,436 to $1,756 $1,756 to $2,146

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Senoia, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 31
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 31
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $81,034 ±$12,012
Median Rent $1,047 ±$176
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.45% ± 28.56pp
Total Population 3,773

Population and Household Demographics

Senoia is a city in Coweta County, Georgia with a population of 3,773. There are 1,373 households in the city with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 26.15% of households in Senoia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Senoia

The median gross income for households in Senoia is $81,034 a year, or $6,753 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,047 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Senoia, a household making less than $3,490 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Senoia.

Area Median Income In Senoia

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 Senoia, the AMI is calculated from all households within Coweta County.

In Senoia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,200

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 Senoia

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 Senoia

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Senoia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,100 $20,700 $23,300 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Senoia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,200 $34,500 $38,800 $43,100 $46,550 $50,000 $53,450 $56,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Senoia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,300 $55,200 $62,100 $68,950 $74,500 $80,000 $85,500 $91,050