Affordable Housing In Wilcox County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 64 income based apartments in Wilcox County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 36 affordable apartments in Wilcox County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Wilcox County, Georgia

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

Rochelle Apartments

46 Hill Street
Rochelle, Georgia
Affordable

Autumnwood Village

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

211 Isabella St

211 Isabella St
Abbeville, Georgia

Woodlawn Village

Owensboro Rd
Abbeville, Georgia
Affordable

794 2nd Ave

794 2nd Ave
Rochelle, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Wilcox County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Wilcox County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Abbeville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Abbeville.
Affordable Housing In Rochelle, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Rochelle.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Wilcox 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 Wilcox County.

Wilcox County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

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 $695 and $849.

2023 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
Wilcox County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $602 $606 $772 $1,097 $1,123
Wilcox County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $542 to $662 $545 to $667 $695 to $849 $987 to $1,207 $1,011 to $1,235

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.

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 $54,900

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

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