Affordable Housing In Thomas County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 717 income based apartments in Thomas County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 407 affordable apartments in Thomas County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Thomas County, Georgia

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

Market Station

201 Market St
Thomasville, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Villa North Apartments Ltd

555 Cassidy Rd
Thomasville, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Wood Valley Apartments

1325 Warner St
Thomasville, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Providence Plaza Apartments ( I, II )

115 S Pinetree Blvd
Thomasville, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Windsor Lake Senior Apartments

241 Cove Landing Dr
Thomasville, Georgia
Affordable

Hampton Lake Apartments

105 Caitlin Ln
Thomasville, Georgia
Affordable

Hunters Chase Apartments

805 Old Albany Rd
Thomasville, Georgia
Affordable

College Terrace

127 Cherokee St
Thomasville, Georgia

Rosedale Terrace

465 W Jefferson St
Boston, Georgia

Walnut Square

100 Walnut Square Dr
Thomasville, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Thomas County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Thomas County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Boston, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Boston.
Affordable Housing In Thomasville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 9 apartment communities in Thomasville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Thomas County, 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 Thomas County.

Thomas County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Thomas County, Georgia

Thomas County features 717 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 Thomas County, Georgia

There are 407 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Thomas County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Thomas County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Thomas County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $849 and $1,037.

2023 Thomas County, 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
Thomas County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $765 $769 $943 $1,215 $1,373
Thomas County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $689 to $842 $692 to $846 $849 to $1,037 $1,094 to $1,337 $1,236 to $1,510

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Thomas County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 1,124
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 717
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $36,641 ±$1,929
Median Rent $709 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.56% ± 5.31pp
Total Population 44,824

Population and Household Demographics

Thomas County is a county in Georgia with a population of 44,824. There are 17,385 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 40.06% of households in Thomas County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Thomas County

The median gross income for households in Thomas County is $36,641 a year, or $3,053 a month. The median rent for the county is $709 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Thomas County, a household making less than $2,363 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Thomas County.

Area Median Income In Thomas 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 Thomas County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,200

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 Thomas 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 Thomas County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Thomas County 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 Thomas County 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 Thomas County 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