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Affordable Housing In Snellville
Gwinnett County, Georgia

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Snellville

Evermore Senior Village

2225 Oakland Park Boulevard Southwest
Snellville, Georgia
Accepts Vouchers

Sussex Court Residential Services, Inc

2275 Sussex Ct
Snellville, Georgia
Disabled Supportive Housing

Rainbow Heights

2165 Ross Rd
Snellville, Georgia
Elderly Supportive Housing

Gwinnett County Residential Services, Inc

3094 Ashly Forest Dr
Snellville, Georgia
Disabled Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Snellville

Housing Authority Programs
Georgia Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Snellville, Georgia

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 63 affordable apartments for rent in Snellville, Georgia.

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 $1,050 and $1,284.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $996 $1,025 $1,167 $1,489 $1,824
Payment Standard Range $896 to $1,096 $923 to $1,128 $1,050 to $1,284 $1,340 to $1,638 $1,642 to $2,006

Sourced from federal housing data and 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 $82,700

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,400 $19,850 $22,350 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,950 $33,100 $37,250 $41,350 $44,700 $48,000 $51,300 $54,600
80% of Median $46,350 $52,950 $59,550 $66,150 $71,450 $76,750 $82,050 $87,350