Vienna, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 120 income based apartments in Vienna where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 103 affordable apartments in Vienna that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Vienna, Georgia

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

Options for Living, Inc

310 Collier St
Vienna, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Disabled Supportive Housing

Fairfield II

400 S 7th St
Vienna, Georgia

Fairfield Apartments II

435 S 7th St
Vienna, Georgia

Woodward Apartments

409 E Woodward St
Vienna, Georgia

St Charles Place

202 Saint Charles Pl
Vienna, Georgia

Fitzpatrick Pl

211 9th St
Vienna, Georgia

Timber Ridge Apt

548 7th Street, S.
Vienna, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Vienna

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Unadilla, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Unadilla.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Vienna, 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 Vienna 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 Vienna.

Vienna, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Vienna, Georgia

Vienna features 120 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 Vienna, Georgia

There are 103 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Vienna.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Vienna, Georgia

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

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

2023 Vienna, 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
Vienna, Georgia Fair Market Rent $648 $649 $772 $940 $1,037
Vienna, Georgia Payment Standard Range $583 to $713 $584 to $714 $695 to $849 $846 to $1,034 $933 to $1,141

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Vienna, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 223
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 120
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 50.14%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $24,250 ±$8,300
Median Rent $490 ±$50
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 70.08% ± 19.48pp
Total Population 3,846

Population and Household Demographics

Vienna is a city in Dooly County, Georgia with a population of 3,846. There are 1,480 households in the city with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 50.14% of households in Vienna are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Vienna

The median gross income for households in Vienna is $24,250 a year, or $2,021 a month. The median rent for the city is $490 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Vienna, a household making less than $1,633 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 70.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Vienna.

Area Median Income In Vienna

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 Vienna, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dooly County.

In Vienna, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,500

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 Vienna

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 Vienna

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