Affordable Housing In Twiggs County

Housing Authorities that serve Twiggs County

Housing Authority Programs
Georgia Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Twiggs County, Georgia

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Twiggs County, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Twiggs County, Georgia

Twiggs County features 0 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 Twiggs County, Georgia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Twiggs County, Georgia

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

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Twiggs County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.79
Median Household Income $30,468 ±$3,565
Median Rent $531 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.7% ± 8.3pp
Total Population 8,509

Population and Household Demographics

Twiggs County is a County in Georgia with a population of 8,509. There are 3,022 households in the county with an average household size of 2.79 persons. 22.6% of households in Twiggs County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Twiggs County

The median gross income for households in Twiggs County is $30,468 a year, or $2,539 a month. The median rent for the county is $531 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Twiggs County, a household making less than $1,770 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Twiggs County.1

Area Median Income In Twiggs 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 Twiggs County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,900

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 Twiggs 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 Twiggs 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 $29,150 $31,300 $33,450 $35,600
50% of Median $18,900 $21,600 $24,300 $26,950 $29,150 $31,300 $33,450 $35,600
80% of Median $30,200 $34,500 $38,800 $43,100 $46,550 $50,000 $53,450 $56,900

Cities In Twiggs County

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City Listings Served By
Jeffersonville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jeffersonville is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Danville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Danville is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.