Affordable Housing In Smyrna
Cobb County, Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 231 income based apartments in Smyrna where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 381 affordable apartments in Smyrna that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Smyrna, Georgia

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Smyrna. Go to the Georgia Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Smyrna.

Smyrna Tower Apartments

4000 S Cobb Dr SE
Smyrna, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Concord Crossing Apartments

2935 Old Concord Rd SE
Smyrna, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Benson Manor

2148 Benson Poole Rd
Smyrna, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Arc House

315 Smyrna Powder Springs Rd SE
Smyrna, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Ivywood Park Apartments

4475 IVY CREST LN SE
Smyrna, Georgia
Affordable

Galleria Manor of Smyrna

2730 Cumberland Blvd SE
Smyrna, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Smyrna

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Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Marietta Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Smyrna.

Smyrna, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

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 381 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 $1,398 and $1,708.

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

Smyrna, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 612
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 231
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.27
Median Household Income $62,363 ±$3,089
Median Rent $951 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.09% ± 4.86pp
Total Population 53,829

Population and Household Demographics

Smyrna is a city in Cobb County, Georgia with a population of 53,829. There are 23,666 households in the city with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 49.6% of households in Smyrna are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Smyrna

The median gross income for households in Smyrna is $62,363 a year, or $5,197 a month. The median rent for the city is $951 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Smyrna, a household making less than $3,170 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Smyrna.

Area Median Income In Smyrna

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 Smyrna, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cobb County.

In Smyrna, 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 Smyrna

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 Smyrna

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