Thomasville, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 654 income based apartments in Thomasville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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

Waiting Lists in Thomasville, Georgia

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

Market Station

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

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
Elderly Supportive Housing

Windsor Lake Senior Apartments

241 Cove Landing Dr
Thomasville, Georgia

Hampton Lake Apartments

105 Caitlin Ln
Thomasville, Georgia

Hunters Chase Apartments

805 Old Albany Rd
Thomasville, Georgia

College Terrace

127 Cherokee St
Thomasville, Georgia

Walnut Square

100 Walnut Square Dr
Thomasville, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Thomasville

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Boston, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Boston.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Thomasville, 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 Thomasville Public Housing
Housing Authority of the City of Boston 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 Thomasville.

Thomasville, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Thomasville, Georgia

Thomasville features 654 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 Thomasville, Georgia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Thomasville, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Thomasville landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Thomasville.

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

2023 Thomasville, 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
Thomasville, Georgia Fair Market Rent $765 $769 $943 $1,215 $1,373
Thomasville, 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 research.

Thomasville, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 1,061
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 654
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 50.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $31,679 ±$2,393
Median Rent $700 ±$57
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.31% ± 7.09pp
Total Population 18,612

Population and Household Demographics

Thomasville is a city in Thomas County, Georgia with a population of 18,612. There are 7,586 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 50.28% of households in Thomasville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Thomasville

The median gross income for households in Thomasville is $31,679 a year, or $2,640 a month. The median rent for the city is $700 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Thomasville, a household making less than $2,333 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Thomasville.

Area Median Income In Thomasville

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 Thomasville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Thomas County.

In Thomasville, 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 Thomasville

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 Thomasville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Thomasville 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 Thomasville 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 Thomasville 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