Wadley, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 88 income based apartments in Wadley where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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

Waiting Lists in Wadley, Georgia

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

Laurel Village Apartments

331 Battle St
Wadley, Georgia
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1-2 BR
Rent Assisted
Accessible
62+

Maple Lane Apartments

197 GA Highway 305
Wadley, Georgia
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1-2 BR

Maple Lane

346 Poplar Street
Wadley, Georgia

Forest View Apartments

600 N Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Wadley, Georgia
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Peach Lane

10460 Us Highway 1 S
Wadley, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Wadley

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Wadley, 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 Wadley.

Wadley, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Wadley, Georgia

Wadley features 88 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 Wadley, Georgia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wadley, Georgia

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

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

2023 Wadley, 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
Wadley, Georgia Fair Market Rent $583 $586 $772 $940 $1,315
Wadley, Georgia Payment Standard Range $525 to $641 $527 to $645 $695 to $849 $846 to $1,034 $1,184 to $1,447

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wadley, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 88
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 88
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.71%
Average Renter Household Size 3.00
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $23,097 ±$3,387
Median Rent $389 ±$90
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.49% ± 14.21pp
Total Population 1,992

Population and Household Demographics

Wadley is a city in Jefferson County, Georgia with a population of 1,992. There are 695 households in the city with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 39.71% of households in Wadley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wadley

The median gross income for households in Wadley is $23,097 a year, or $1,925 a month. The median rent for the city is $389 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wadley, a household making less than $1,297 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Wadley.

Area Median Income In Wadley

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 Wadley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jefferson County.

In Wadley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,700

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 Wadley

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 Wadley

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