Affordable Housing In Sumter County

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sumter County

Meadowbrook Village

130 Lonnie Ln
Americus, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Magnolia Village

104 Magnolia Ct
Americus, Georgia

Meadowbrook Lane

140 Lonnie Ln
Americus, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Joy Court

167B Hosanna Circle
Americus, Georgia

Magnolia Gardens

2001 S Lee St
Americus, Georgia
Elderly Supportive Housing

Eastview Apartments

104 Walker St
Americus, Georgia

Starlight Place

106 Starlight Cir
Americus, Georgia
Accepts Vouchers

East Oaks Apartments

251 Lonnie Ln
Americus, Georgia
Accepts Vouchers

Ravenwood Apartments

795 Hawkins St
Americus, Georgia
Accepts Vouchers

The Verandah Apartments

821 Mayo St
Americus, Georgia
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Sumter County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Americus Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sumter County, Georgia

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,269 affordable apartments for rent in Sumter County, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Sumter County, Georgia

Sumter County features 890 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 Sumter County, Georgia

There are 379 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sumter County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sumter County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sumter County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Sumter County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Sumter County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 1,269
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 890
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $32,758 ±$2,525
Median Rent $634 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.35% ± 6.25pp
Total Population 31,429

Population and Household Demographics

Sumter County is a County in Georgia with a population of 31,429. There are 11,403 households in the county with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 41.67% of households in Sumter County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sumter County

The median gross income for households in Sumter County is $32,758 a year, or $2,730 a month. The median rent for the county is $634 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sumter County, a household making less than $2,113 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Sumter County.1

Area Median Income In Sumter County

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.

In Sumter County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $44,700

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 Sumter County

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 Sumter County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,150 $30,250 $32,350 $34,400
50% of Median $18,250 $20,850 $23,450 $26,050 $28,150 $30,250 $32,350 $34,400
80% of Median $29,200 $33,400 $37,550 $41,700 $45,050 $48,400 $51,750 $55,050

Cities In Sumter County

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City Listings Served By
Americus 17 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Americus is the Housing Authority of the City of Americus.
Andersonville 1
Plains 1
De Soto 0
Leslie 1