Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Washington, GA

Discover affordable housing in Washington where there are 7+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Ashford Court Lp

915 Ashley Ave, Washington, Georgia 30673

Washington Heights ( Pha )

302 Meredith Cir, Washington, Georgia 30673

Autumn Lane

334 Andrew Dr, Washington, Georgia 30673

Brightwood Lane

344 Andrew Drive, Washington, Georgia 30673

Ashley Park

801 Ashley Ave, Washington, Georgia

Sessoms Apartments

312 Lexington Ave, Washington, Georgia

Maple Square Apartments

309 McGuire St, Washington, Georgia 30668

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Washington, Georgia
$9.51 (+131%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $9.51 (+131%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Washington, 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.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Washington, Georgia.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Washington, Georgia.

Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Washington.

How many renters live in Washington, Georgia?

The City of Washington has 3,742 people living in 1,722 households.

There are 1,311 renters living in 616 renter households in this City. Renters make up 35.03 percent of the population living in Washington.

What is the rental market like in Washington, Georgia?

There are an estimated 1,989 housing units in the Washington area. Of these, 651 units are rental homes, making up 33 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Washington, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Washington?

The rental vacancy rate in Washington is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Washington for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Washington
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 64 279 246 27
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Washington

A large number of apartments in Washington have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Washington are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 25 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 8 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Washington

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $669 to $1,230. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $669
One BR $674
Two BR $885
Three BR $1,188
Four BR $1,230
2024 Fair Market Rents in Washington, Georgia

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Washington?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 0 100 percent
Two BR 200 72 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Washington, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Washington?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Washington, Georgia including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 132
Public Housing 82
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 80
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 156
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Washington, Georgia

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Washington, Georgia

Washington features 311 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 Washington, Georgia

There are 4 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Washington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Washington, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Washington, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $797 and $974.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.