Help with rent in Georgia.
Low-income families in Georgia can get help from local rent assistance programs as well as regional resources. Charities, churches, non-profits and government agencies are available in each county, town and city to help address housing needs. There is grant money to help pay rent, funds for security deposits, homeless prevention and rehousing services and more. Find how to get rent, moving, and deposit help in Georgia below, by county and region.
There is both emergency housing as well as long term support, such as GA section 8 vouchers and income subsidized rental homes or apartments. In addition, pro-bono lawyers also help low-income tenants, the elderly or disabled who either need affordable housing or that are facing eviction as part of free legal consultations in Georgia.
Homeless prevention and rapid rehousing is coordinated by the state of Georgia, federal government and non-profits. There is financial aid programs for single moms (which can help them pay rent or utility bills), rehousing for the homeless, government grants for rent and cash aid from the state, all for helping with permanent housing. More on Georgia homeless prevention and rehousing.
Any low income and/or struggling renter in Georgia, that needs assistance, can apply for help. Affordable, income based housing from section 8 is offered. Charities and government aid can help veterans, the disabled, mentally ill, unemployed, as well as families that have a source of income but need affordable housing or an apartment. This is part of GA section 8 housing choice vouchers.
Some Georgia rent assistance programs focus on senior citizens as well as the disabled. Many live on a fixed income, such as SSI or social security or retirement funds. In addition, they are even more vulnerable if they get evicted or lose their housing. Several government organizations and charities may be able to offer them emergency rent assistance, money for utilities, and other expenses.
Find financial for seniors in Georgia, which is generally for people over the age of 55 and even individuals who live in retirement communities. There are also rent grants for the disabled in Georgia, which can also pay for supportive housing.
A statewide Alliance to End Homeless operates in the state. They coordinate government resources, local charities, advocacy groups and even corporations in Georgia that facilitate both rent assistance as well as encourage low-income housing. They can give referrals to housing, homeless shelters, storage units, and also emergency programs for paying rent. More on the Georgia Alliance to End Homelessness.
Local city and county rental assistance programs in Georgia
Find where and how to apply below. Select a town or county. There are a number of places to apply at for help with back rent, deposits, storage or moving cost assistance or even funds to pay mobile lot rent. Referrals or direct financial aid is offered as well if need be.
Atlanta metro area
Balance of Georgia rent help
Athens and Clarke County
Bibb and Houston County
Columbia County and Martinez
Glynn County and Brunswick
Savannah region and Chatham County
Walton and Newton County