Affordable Housing In White County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 144 income based apartments in White County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 112 affordable apartments in White County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in White County, Georgia

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

White

10 Petes Park Rd
Helen, Georgia

Valley Manor Apartments

1000 Campbell St
Cleveland, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Whitehall Manor Apartments

298 Bryant St
Cleveland, Georgia
Affordable

Whitehall Commons Apartments

299 Bryant St
Cleveland, Georgia
Affordable

Hillside Apartments

367 Highway 75 S
Cleveland, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In White County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near White County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Cleveland, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Cleveland.
Affordable Housing In Helen, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Helen.

Public Housing Agencies Serving White 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 White County.

White County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in White County, Georgia

White County features 144 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 White County, Georgia

There are 112 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in White County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in White County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in White County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $790 and $966.

2023 White 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
White County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $737 $777 $878 $1,093 $1,222
White County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $663 to $811 $699 to $855 $790 to $966 $984 to $1,202 $1,100 to $1,344

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

White County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 256
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 144
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.18%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $40,888 ±$2,526
Median Rent $706 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.56% ± 9.58pp
Total Population 27,791

Population and Household Demographics

White County is a county in Georgia with a population of 27,791. There are 11,316 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 26.18% of households in White County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in White County

The median gross income for households in White County is $40,888 a year, or $3,407 a month. The median rent for the county is $706 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In White County, a household making less than $2,353 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.56% of households who rent are overburdened in White County.

Area Median Income In White 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 White County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,500

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 White 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 White County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the White County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,650 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $40,200 $42,800
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the White County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,700 $25,950 $29,200 $32,400 $35,000 $37,600 $40,200 $42,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the White County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,300 $41,500 $46,700 $51,850 $56,000 $60,150 $64,300 $68,450