Villa Rica, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 237 income based apartments in Villa Rica where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 280 affordable apartments in Villa Rica that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Villa Rica, Georgia

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

Hickory Falls Apartments

801 Hickory Level Rd
Villa Rica, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Old Twn Hms Auburn Ave

600 Dallas Hwy
Villa Rica, Georgia

Conners Senior Village, Phase II

9501 Conners Rd
Villa Rica, Georgia
Affordable

Hampton Court I

70 Industrial Blvd
Villa Rica, Georgia

Hampton Court II

70 Industrial Blvd
Villa Rica, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Villa Rica

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Villa Rica

City Apartments
Carrollton, GA Affordable Housing programs support 13 apartment communities in Carrollton.
Bowdon, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Bowdon.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Villa Rica, 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 Villa Rica 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 Villa Rica.

Villa Rica, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Villa Rica, Georgia

Villa Rica features 237 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 Villa Rica, Georgia

There are 280 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Villa Rica.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Villa Rica, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Villa Rica, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,398 and $1,708.

2023 Villa Rica, 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
Villa Rica, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Villa Rica, Georgia Payment Standard Range $1,211 to $1,480 $1,238 to $1,513 $1,398 to $1,708 $1,701 to $2,079 $2,077 to $2,539

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Villa Rica, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 517
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 237
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.64
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $48,268 ±$6,299
Median Rent $875 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 61.29% ± 12.19pp
Total Population 14,435

Population and Household Demographics

Villa Rica is a city in Carroll County, Georgia with a population of 14,435. There are 5,378 households in the city with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 35.65% of households in Villa Rica are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Villa Rica

The median gross income for households in Villa Rica is $48,268 a year, or $4,022 a month. The median rent for the city is $875 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Villa Rica, a household making less than $2,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Villa Rica.

Area Median Income In Villa Rica

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 Villa Rica, the AMI is calculated from all households within Carroll County.

In Villa Rica, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,400

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 Villa Rica

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 Villa Rica

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Villa Rica AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,250 $23,150 $26,050 $28,900 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Villa Rica AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,750 $38,600 $43,400 $48,200 $52,100 $55,950 $59,800 $63,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Villa Rica AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,000 $61,700 $69,400 $77,100 $83,300 $89,450 $95,650 $101,800