Statham, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 44 income based apartments in Statham where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 18 affordable apartments in Statham that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Statham, Georgia

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

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Affordable Housing Near Statham

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City Apartments
Winder, GA Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Winder.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Statham, 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 Statham.

Statham, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Statham, Georgia

Statham features 44 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 Statham, Georgia

There are 18 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Statham.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Statham, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Statham landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Statham.

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

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

Statham, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 62
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 44
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.32%
Average Renter Household Size 3.71
Average Household Size 3.12
Median Household Income $43,954 ±$3,384
Median Rent $933 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.38% ± 15.96pp
Total Population 2,564

Population and Household Demographics

Statham is a city in Barrow County, Georgia with a population of 2,564. There are 821 households in the city with an average household size of 3.12 persons. 35.32% of households in Statham are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Statham

The median gross income for households in Statham is $43,954 a year, or $3,663 a month. The median rent for the city is $933 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Statham, a household making less than $3,110 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Statham.

Area Median Income In Statham

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 Statham, the AMI is calculated from all households within Barrow County.

In Statham, 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 Statham

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 Statham

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