Affordable Housing In Wilcox County
Georgia

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wilcox County

Rochelle Apartments

46 Hill Street
Rochelle, GA

Autumnwood Village

237 Irwinville Rd
Abbeville, GA
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1-2 BR
Subsidized

211 Isabella St

211 Isabella St
Abbeville, GA

Woodlawn Village

Owensboro Rd
Abbeville, GA
HCV Welcome

794 2nd Ave

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

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Wilcox County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Rochelle Public Housing
Housing Authority of the City of Abbeville Public Housing

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. Wilcox County features 64 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 36 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wilcox County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com 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.1

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 $48,200

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 Wilcox County 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 $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,150 $30,250 $32,350 $34,400
50% of Median $18,250 $20,850 $23,450 $26,050 $28,150 $30,250 $32,350 $34,400
80% of Median $29,200 $33,400 $37,550 $41,700 $45,050 $48,400 $51,750 $55,050
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Wilcox County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1992 to 1992, 1 low income apartment communities containing 72 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Wilcox County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Wilcox County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $18,250 $20,850 $23,450 $26,050 $28,150 $30,250 $32,350 $34,400
60% of Median $21,900 $25,020 $28,140 $31,260 $33,780 $36,300 $38,820 $41,280

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Wilcox County is $28,140 a year, or $2,345 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,345 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $704 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $456 $489 $586 $678 $756 $834
60% $548 $587 $704 $813 $908 $1,001
Fair Market Rents in Wilcox County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$513 $519 $651 $811 $998

Cities In Wilcox County

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City Listings Served By
Rochelle 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rochelle are the Housing Authority of the City of Rochelle and Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Abbeville 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Abbeville are the Housing Authority of the City of Abbeville and Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Pitts 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pitts is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Seville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seville is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Pineview 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pineview is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.