Snellville, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 63 income based apartments in Snellville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Snellville that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Snellville, Georgia

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

Evermore Senior Village

2225 Oakland Park Boulevard Southwest
Snellville, Georgia
62+
Affordable

Sussex Court Residential Services, Inc

2275 Sussex Ct
Snellville, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Rainbow Heights

2165 Ross Rd
Snellville, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Gwinnett County Residential Services, Inc

3094 Ashly Forest Dr
Snellville, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing Near Snellville

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City Apartments
Lawrenceville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in Lawrenceville.
Duluth, GA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Duluth.
Buford, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Buford.
Norcross, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Norcross.
Lilburn, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Lilburn.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Snellville, 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
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)
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Snellville.

Snellville, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Snellville, Georgia

Snellville features 63 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 Snellville, Georgia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Snellville, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Snellville landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Snellville.

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

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

Snellville, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 63
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 63
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.77%
Average Renter Household Size 3.30
Average Household Size 3.04
Median Household Income $60,347 ±$5,339
Median Rent $1,076 ±$125
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.97% ± 13.38pp
Total Population 19,199

Population and Household Demographics

Snellville is a city in Gwinnett County, Georgia with a population of 19,199. There are 6,186 households in the city with an average household size of 3.04 persons. 21.77% of households in Snellville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Snellville

The median gross income for households in Snellville is $60,347 a year, or $5,029 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,076 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Snellville, a household making less than $3,587 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Snellville.

Area Median Income In Snellville

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 Snellville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Gwinnett County.

In Snellville, 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 Snellville

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 Snellville

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