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Affordable Housing In Wilcox County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wilcox County

Rochelle Apartments

46 Hill Street
Rochelle, Georgia

Autumnwood Village

237 Irwinville Rd
Abbeville, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

211 Isabella St

211 Isabella St
Abbeville, Georgia

Woodlawn Village

Owensboro Rd
Abbeville, Georgia
Accepts Vouchers

794 2nd Ave

794 2nd Ave
Rochelle, Georgia
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Housing Authorities that serve Wilcox County

Housing Authority Programs
Georgia Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wilcox County, Georgia

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 100 affordable apartments for rent in Wilcox County, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Wilcox County, Georgia

Wilcox County features 64 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 Wilcox County, Georgia

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wilcox County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wilcox County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wilcox County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $586 and $716.

2020 Wilcox 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
Fair Market Rent $513 $519 $651 $811 $998
Payment Standard Range $462 to $564 $467 to $571 $586 to $716 $730 to $892 $898 to $1,098

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wilcox County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 100
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 64
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.54
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $32,043 ±$3,112
Median Rent $478 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.27% ± 8.62pp
Total Population 8,972

Population and Household Demographics

Wilcox County is a county in Georgia with a population of 8,972. There are 2,742 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 28.08% of households in Wilcox County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wilcox County

The median gross income for households in Wilcox County is $32,043 a year, or $2,670 a month. The median rent for the county is $478 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wilcox County, a household making less than $1,593 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Wilcox County.

Area Median Income In Wilcox 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 Wilcox County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,500

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 Wilcox 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 Wilcox County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,550 $31,750 $33,950 $36,150
50% of Median $19,150 $21,900 $24,650 $27,350 $29,550 $31,750 $33,950 $36,150
80% of Median $30,650 $35,000 $39,400 $43,750 $47,250 $50,750 $54,250 $57,750

Cities In Wilcox County

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City Served By
Abbeville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Abbeville are the Housing Authority of the City of Abbeville and Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Pineview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pineview is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Pitts The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pitts is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Rochelle The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rochelle are the Housing Authority of the City of Rochelle and Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Seville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seville is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.