Tennille, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 72 income based apartments in Tennille where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 54 affordable apartments in Tennille that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Tennille, Georgia

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

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Tennille, Georgia

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Affordable Housing Near Tennille

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City Apartments
Sandersville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Sandersville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Tennille, 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 Tennille.

Tennille, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Tennille, Georgia

Tennille features 72 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 Tennille, Georgia

There are 54 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tennille.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tennille, Georgia

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

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

2023 Tennille, 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
Tennille, Georgia Fair Market Rent $648 $684 $772 $1,046 $1,204
Tennille, Georgia Payment Standard Range $583 to $713 $616 to $752 $695 to $849 $941 to $1,151 $1,084 to $1,324

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tennille, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 126
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 72
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.37%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $28,750 ±$8,121
Median Rent $681 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.16% ± 15.05pp
Total Population 1,499

Population and Household Demographics

Tennille is a city in Washington County, Georgia with a population of 1,499. There are 564 households in the city with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 53.37% of households in Tennille are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tennille

The median gross income for households in Tennille is $28,750 a year, or $2,396 a month. The median rent for the city is $681 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tennille, a household making less than $2,270 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.16% of households who rent are overburdened in Tennille.

Area Median Income In Tennille

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 Tennille, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Tennille, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,700

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 Tennille

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 Tennille

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tennille AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tennille AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tennille AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850