Albertville Housing Authority

711 S Broad Street
Albertville, Marshall County, Alabama 35950
(256) 878-2641

Albertville Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Albertville, Alabama that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of June 16th, 2019, Albertville Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Albertville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Albertville Housing Authority serves Albertville.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Albertville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Indefinitely
Public Housing Open Indefinitely

Open Albertville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Albertville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List


The Albertville Housing Authority (AHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.


Albertville, AL is about 65 miles northeast of Birmingham, AL.


To apply, visit the AHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 711 S Broad St., Albertville, AL 35950, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.


Once the pre-application has been completed, you must call the AHA office to schedule an appointment to return the pre-application at (256) 878-2641, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.


Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.


The AHA does not have a preference.


Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.


The wait time for a Voucher is approximately 4 to 6 months.



Important note: Applicants will receive a confirmation number when either applying, or being placed on the waiting list, depending on housing authority policy. It is important to keep that number in a safe, easy to access place. It will be needed any time when referencing your pre-application with the housing authority.


If any of your application information changes from the time you submitted the original pre-application (such as contact information, income, and household members), inform the housing authority immediately. In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Please contact the housing authority to find out its policy on updating pre-application information.


For more information, call the AHA office at (256) 878-2641 from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (256)878-2641.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/03/2018.

Open Indefinitely: Public Housing Waiting List

As of July 2017, the Albertville Housing Authority (AHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

To apply, visit the AHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 711 S Broad St, Albertville, AL 35950, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, you must call the AHA office to schedule an appointment to return the pre-application at (256) 878-2641, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The AHA does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.

For more information, call the AHA office at (256) 878-2641.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (256)878-2641.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/07/2017.

About Albertville Housing Authority

HCV Portability Status

As of 06/16/2019, it is not known if Albertville Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Albertville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Albertville Housing Authority manages 375 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Tenant Protection
Vouchers 374 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $329 $232
Monthly Cost $123,102 $232

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Albertville Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 31% having issued approximately 12 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 3 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 3 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.6 persons and has a household income of $10,495 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 68% were extremely low income (ELI). 30% of households had wages as a major source of income, -1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 60% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

9% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 58% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 17% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

65% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 63% of households with children have a female head of household. 93% of all households were headed by a female.

7% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 3% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Albertville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 12% include at least one person with a disability. 30% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 31% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

13% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 45% with 3 or more bedrooms. 20% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Albertville Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $257 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $466. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $120.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Operated by Albertville Housing Authority

Alameda

711 S Broad St
Albertville, AL
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