Affordable Housing In Upson County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 541 income based apartments in Upson County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 342 affordable apartments in Upson County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Upson County, Georgia

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

Avera Estates Apartments

240 N Green St
Thomaston, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Thomaston Voa ( Hannahs Lane )

202 Hannahs Ln
Thomaston, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Timberfalls Apartments

700 Timberfalls Ct
Thomaston, Georgia
Affordable

Thomaston Gardens Apartments

109 W County Rd
Thomaston, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Triune Village

202 Triune Ave
Thomaston, Georgia

Loganville Senior

319 N Bethel St
Thomaston, Georgia
Affordable

Potemkin Village of Thomaston

507 Potemkin Village Way
Thomaston, Georgia
Affordable

Drake Heights

104 Adams St
Thomaston, Georgia

Logan Senior Village

319 S Bethel St
Thomaston, Georgia
Affordable

Ruthie Manor

101 Ruthie Manor Dr
Thomaston, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Upson County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Upson County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Thomaston, GA Affordable Housing programs support 14 apartment communities in Thomaston.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Upson 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 Upson County.

Upson County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Upson County, Georgia

Upson County features 541 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 Upson County, Georgia

There are 342 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Upson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Upson County, Georgia

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

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

2023 Upson 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
Upson County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $516 $674 $772 $1,054 $1,093
Upson County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $464 to $568 $607 to $741 $695 to $849 $949 to $1,159 $984 to $1,202

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Upson County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 883
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 541
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.31%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $35,774 ±$2,147
Median Rent $673 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.18% ± 7.93pp
Total Population 26,528

Population and Household Demographics

Upson County is a county in Georgia with a population of 26,528. There are 10,159 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 36.31% of households in Upson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Upson County

The median gross income for households in Upson County is $35,774 a year, or $2,981 a month. The median rent for the county is $673 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Upson County, a household making less than $2,243 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Upson County.

Area Median Income In Upson 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 Upson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,400

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 Upson 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 Upson County

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