Affordable Housing In Wheeler County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 110 income based apartments in Wheeler County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 48 affordable apartments in Wheeler County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Wheeler County, Georgia

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

Apple Lane Apartments

116 N 5th St
Glenwood, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
VASH Welcome
Rent Assisted

Houston Village

55 S Jefferson Street
Alamo, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accessible
62+
Affordable

Apple Village

116 North 5th Street
Glenwood, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Knots Landing

PO Box 685
Glenwood, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Wheeler County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Wheeler County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Alamo, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Alamo.
Affordable Housing In Glenwood, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Glenwood.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Wheeler 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 Wheeler County.

Wheeler County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Wheeler County, Georgia

Wheeler County features 110 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 Wheeler County, Georgia

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wheeler County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wheeler County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wheeler County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $785 and $959.

2023 Wheeler 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
Wheeler County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $583 $685 $872 $1,061 $1,171
Wheeler County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $525 to $641 $617 to $754 $785 to $959 $955 to $1,167 $1,054 to $1,288

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wheeler County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 158
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 110
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.93%
Average Renter Household Size 1.91
Average Household Size 2.16
Median Household Income $27,620 ±$5,034
Median Rent $475 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 19.11% ± 7.39pp
Total Population 7,956

Population and Household Demographics

Wheeler County is a county in Georgia with a population of 7,956. There are 2,012 households in the county with an average household size of 2.16 persons. 36.93% of households in Wheeler County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wheeler County

The median gross income for households in Wheeler County is $27,620 a year, or $2,302 a month. The median rent for the county is $475 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wheeler County, a household making less than $1,583 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 19.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Wheeler County.

Area Median Income In Wheeler 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 Wheeler County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,700

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 Wheeler 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 Wheeler County

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