Affordable Housing In Statesboro
Bulloch County, Georgia

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Statesboro

Morris Heights

24 Morris St
Statesboro, Georgia
Income Based
1-3 BR

Wildwood Villas Apts

50 Wildwood Circle
Statesboro, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Wildwood Villas Apts Phase II

50 Wildwood Circle
Statesboro, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Laurel Pointe Apartments

510 E Main St
Statesboro, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Statesboro Summit

241 N Main Street
Statesboro, Georgia

Blakewood Apartments

620 E Olliff Street
Statesboro, Georgia

Fox Ridge Apartments

Route 8 Packinghouse Rd
Statesboro, Georgia

Statesboro Asn Housing, Inc

801 Gentilly Rd
Statesboro, Georgia
Elderly Supportive Housing

Madison Meadows Apartments

10 Packinghouse Rd
Statesboro, Georgia

24 East Apartments

566 E Main St
Statesboro, Georgia

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Statesboro, 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 Statesboro, Georgia

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Statesboro Public Housing
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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Statesboro, Georgia

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 972 affordable apartments for rent in Statesboro, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Statesboro, Georgia

Statesboro features 660 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 Statesboro, Georgia

There are 312 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Statesboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Statesboro, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Statesboro landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Statesboro.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Statesboro, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $695 and $849.

2022 Statesboro, 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
Statesboro, Georgia Fair Market Rent $629 $632 $772 $1,097 $1,283
Statesboro, Georgia Payment Standard Range $566 to $692 $569 to $695 $695 to $849 $987 to $1,207 $1,155 to $1,411

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Statesboro, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 972
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 660
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 79.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.36
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $22,763 ±$2,022
Median Rent $753 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 64.38% ± 5.58pp
Total Population 30,059

Population and Household Demographics

Statesboro is a city in Bulloch County, Georgia with a population of 30,059. There are 10,454 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 79.01% of households in Statesboro are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Statesboro

The median gross income for households in Statesboro is $22,763 a year, or $1,897 a month. The median rent for the city is $753 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Statesboro, a household making less than $2,510 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 64.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Statesboro.

Area Median Income In Statesboro

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 Statesboro, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bulloch County.

In Statesboro, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,100

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 Statesboro

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 Statesboro

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Statesboro AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,100 $38,600 $41,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Statesboro AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,800 $24,900 $28,000 $31,100 $33,600 $36,100 $38,600 $41,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Statesboro AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,850 $39,800 $44,800 $49,750 $53,750 $57,750 $61,700 $65,700