Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Floyd County, GA (2024)

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Discover affordable housing in Floyd County where there are 23+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

The Villas

205 Dodd Blvd SE, Rome, Georgia 30161


Etowah Terrace Senior Residences

1 Etowah Ter SW, Rome, Georgia 30161

Willingham Village

5 Frost Drive, Rome, Georgia 30165

Callier Forest Apartments

131 Dodd Blvd SE, Rome, Georgia 30161

Three Rivers Garden Apartments

22 Tamassee Ln NW, Rome, Georgia 30165

Spring Haven Apartments

7 Perry Farms Rd, Cave Spring, Georgia 30124

Steve Pettis Court Apartments

4 Stewart Cir SW, Cave Spring, Georgia 30124


179 WOODROW WILSON WAY, Rome, Georgia 30165


Burrell Square / McCall Place / Etowah Bend Apartments

425 Cherokee Place, Rome, Georgia 30161

Tamassee Apartments

66 Lyons Dr NW, Rome, Georgia 30165

Main High Apartments

Watters Street Northeast, Rome, Georgia 30161

906 N 5th Ave NE, Rome, Georgia 30165

John Graham Homes

404 E 13th St SW, Rome, Georgia 30161

Park Homes

242 Reservoir St NE, Rome, Georgia 30161

Willingham At Division Apartments

544 N Division St NW, Rome, Georgia 30165

Pennington Place

420 Pennington Ave SW, Rome, Georgia 30161

Village Green Apartments

570 N Division St NW, Rome, Georgia 30165

Hight Homes at Avenue B

1000 Avenue B NE, Rome, Georgia 30161

Greystone Apartments

90 E 2nd Ave, Rome, Georgia 30161

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Floyd County, Georgia

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description

switch_access_shortcutShort Wait

Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.


Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.

real_estate_agentAccepts Vouchers

Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you


Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.

paymentIncome Based

Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.


Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.


Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.

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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Floyd County, Georgia



(+186%) more than Georgia minimum wage and


(+186%) more than the Federal minimum wage.

Learn More About Floyd County, Georgia Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Floyd 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.

Georgia Department of Community Affairs

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Floyd County, Georgia.

Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Floyd County.

How many renters live in Floyd County, Georgia?

The County of Floyd County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 33.06 percent of the population living in Floyd County.

What is the rental market like in Floyd County, Georgia?

There are an estimated housing units in the Floyd County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Floyd County, Georgia, there are 1.06 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Floyd County?

The rental vacancy rate in Floyd County is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Floyd County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Floyd County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
672 1,999 5,270 4,467 804

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Floyd County

A large number of apartments in Floyd County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Floyd County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $834 to $1,651. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $834
One BR $834
Two BR $1,096
Three BR $1,394
Four BR $1,651

2024 Fair Market Rents in Floyd County, Georgia

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Floyd County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 491 73 percent
One BR 1,380 69 percent
Two BR 3,744 71 percent

Rental Units Below FMR in Floyd County, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Floyd County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Floyd County, Georgia including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Floyd County, Georgia

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Floyd County, Georgia

Floyd County features 967 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 Floyd County, Georgia

There are 579 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Floyd County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Floyd County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Floyd County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Floyd County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Floyd County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $986 and $1,206.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Affordable Housing Tip

Applying for housing with bad credit.

Some housing assistance programs require a credit check, including Low-Income Housing Tax Credit apartments. Having bad credit may make you ineligible.

What Renters Say About Us

Lisa Selby says:

"After years of applying for Section 8 and never being called, this website is the reason I finally received my voucher, and just moved into my new apartment! If I had not started receiving alerts from Affordable Housing Online of waiting list openings in my area, I would not be where I am today!"

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