Tallapoosa, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 231 income based apartments in Tallapoosa where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Tallapoosa that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Tallapoosa, Georgia

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

Westview Apartments

324 Arbacoochee Rd
Tallapoosa, Georgia

Cherokee Creek Apartments

250 Arbacoochee Rd
Tallapoosa, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Tallapoosa

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Tallapoosa, 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
Housing Authority of the City of Tallapoosa 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)
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Tallapoosa.

Tallapoosa, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Tallapoosa, Georgia

Tallapoosa features 231 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 Tallapoosa, Georgia

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tallapoosa.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tallapoosa, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tallapoosa, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $822 and $1,004.

2023 Tallapoosa, 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
Tallapoosa, Georgia Fair Market Rent $750 $755 $913 $1,298 $1,555
Tallapoosa, Georgia Payment Standard Range $675 to $825 $680 to $831 $822 to $1,004 $1,168 to $1,428 $1,400 to $1,711

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tallapoosa, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 231
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 231
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.82%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $38,097 ±$10,040
Median Rent $459 ±$218
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.13% ± 19.79pp
Total Population 3,138

Population and Household Demographics

Tallapoosa is a city in Haralson County, Georgia with a population of 3,138. There are 1,206 households in the city with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 35.82% of households in Tallapoosa are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tallapoosa

The median gross income for households in Tallapoosa is $38,097 a year, or $3,175 a month. The median rent for the city is $459 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tallapoosa, a household making less than $1,530 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.13% of households who rent are overburdened in Tallapoosa.

Area Median Income In Tallapoosa

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 Tallapoosa, the AMI is calculated from all households within Haralson County.

In Tallapoosa, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,900

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 Tallapoosa

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 Tallapoosa

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tallapoosa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,700 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $40,450 $43,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tallapoosa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $40,450 $43,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tallapoosa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,550 $41,750 $46,950 $52,150 $56,350 $60,500 $64,700 $68,850