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

Discover affordable housing in Smyrna where there are 15+ 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.

Hearthside Smyrna

4225 East West Connector, Smyrna, Georgia 30082

bed 1-2

Smyrna Tower Apartments

4000 S Cobb Dr SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30080

bed 1
elderly Senior

Concord Crossing Apartments

2935 Old Concord Rd SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30082

bed 1-3

1713 Darwin Rd SE Unit A

1713 Darwin Rd SE Unit A, Smyrna, Georgia 30080

bed 2
payment $1250/mo.

5070 Fairmont Road Southeast

5070 Fairmont Rd SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30082

bed 4
payment $1800/mo.

3393 Shawnee Trail SE

3393 Shawnee Trail SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30080

bed 3
payment $2200/mo.

20 Villa Ct SE

20 Villa Ct SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30080

bed 2
payment $1675/mo.

436 Auldon Court Southeast

436 Auldon Ct SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30082

bed 4
payment $2645/mo.

2043 Kenwood Place Southeast

2043 Kenwood Pl SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30082

bed 4
payment $1795/mo.

4295 Gregory Ln Sw

4295 Gregory Ln, Smyrna, Georgia 30082

bed 4
payment $2499/mo.

1655 Wynndowne Trail

1655 Wynndowne Trail, Smyrna, Georgia 30080

bed 2
payment $1750/mo.

The Arc House

315 Smyrna Powder Springs Rd SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30060

accessibility Accessible

Benson Manor

2148 Benson Poole Rd, Smyrna, Georgia 0

Galleria Manor of Smyrna

2730 Cumberland Blvd SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30080

Ivywood Park Apartments

4475 IVY CREST LN SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30080

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Smyrna, Georgia

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Smyrna, Georgia
$34.92/hour
$27.67 (+382%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $27.67 (+382%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Smyrna, 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), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs for Smyrna, Georgia.

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

How many renters live in Smyrna, Georgia?

The City of Smyrna has 55,863 people living in 24,694 households.

There are 22,396 renters living in 10,563 renter households in this City. Renters make up 40.09 percent of the population living in Smyrna.

What is the rental market like in Smyrna, Georgia?

There are an estimated 26,383 housing units in the Smyrna area. Of these, 11,408 units are rental homes, making up 43 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Smyrna, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Smyrna?

The rental vacancy rate in Smyrna is 5 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 Smyrna for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Smyrna
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
354 2,866 4,822 1,948 409
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Smyrna

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

Among renter households in this market, 45 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 23 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 Smyrna

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,599 to $2,707. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,599
One BR $1,643
Two BR $1,844
Three BR $2,230
Four BR $2,707
2024 Fair Market Rents in Smyrna, Georgia

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

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 313 88 percent
One BR 1,972 69 percent
Two BR 1,918 40 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Smyrna, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Smyrna?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 194
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 151
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Smyrna, Georgia

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

Income Based Apartments in Smyrna, Georgia

Smyrna features 231 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 Smyrna, Georgia

There are 379 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Smyrna.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Smyrna, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Smyrna landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Smyrna.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Smyrna, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,660 and $2,028.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.