Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Summerville, GA

Discover affordable housing in Summerville where there are 7+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Maplewood Apartments

60 Milton Cir, Summerville, Georgia 30747

Summerville Gardens

231 Summerville Gardens Dr, Summerville, Georgia 30747

Devonwood Apartments

70 Dry Valley Rd, Summerville, Georgia 30747

Mcginnis Memorial Apartments

201 Marvin Ave, Summerville, Georgia 30747

Saratoga Court

50 Saratoga Way, Summerville, Georgia 30747

Lake Wanda Reita Apts

46 Maplewood Drive, Summerville, Georgia

143 Alred St

143 Alred St, Summerville, Georgia 30747

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Summerville, Georgia
$9.51 (+131%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $9.51 (+131%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Summerville, 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.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Summerville, Georgia.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Summerville, Georgia.

Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Summerville.

How many renters live in Summerville, Georgia?

The City of Summerville has 4,381 people living in 1,945 households.

There are 2,334 renters living in 1,118 renter households in this City. Renters make up 53.28 percent of the population living in Summerville.

What is the rental market like in Summerville, Georgia?

There are an estimated 2,216 housing units in the Summerville area. Of these, 1,179 units are rental homes, making up 53 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Summerville, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Summerville?

The rental vacancy rate in Summerville is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Summerville for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Summerville
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
64 196 481 249 128
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Summerville

A large number of apartments in Summerville have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Summerville are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 60 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 14 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Summerville

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $633 to $1,447. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $633
One BR $682
Two BR $885
Three BR $1,240
Four BR $1,447
2024 Fair Market Rents in Summerville, Georgia

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Summerville?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 64 100 percent
One BR 164 84 percent
Two BR 434 90 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Summerville, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Summerville?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Summerville, Georgia including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 132
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 325
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 12
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 24
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Summerville, Georgia

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Summerville, Georgia

Summerville features 467 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 Summerville, Georgia

There are 42 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Summerville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Summerville, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Summerville landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Summerville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Summerville, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $797 and $974.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.