Affordable Housing In Twiggs County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 32 income based apartments in Twiggs County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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

Waiting Lists in Twiggs County, Georgia

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

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Affordable Housing In Twiggs County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Jeffersonville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Jeffersonville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Twiggs 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 Twiggs County.

Twiggs County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Twiggs County, Georgia

Twiggs County features 32 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.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Twiggs County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $872 and $1,066.

2023 Twiggs 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
Twiggs County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $719 $838 $969 $1,207 $1,302
Twiggs County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $647 to $791 $754 to $922 $872 to $1,066 $1,086 to $1,328 $1,172 to $1,432

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Twiggs County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 32
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
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.

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 $65,500

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Twiggs County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Twiggs County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,200 $25,400 $28,550 $31,700 $34,250 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Twiggs County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,500 $40,600 $45,650 $50,700 $54,800 $58,850 $62,900 $66,950