Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Attalla, AL

Find 2 low-income apartments and rental assistance options in Attalla, AL – including subsidized, public, senior, HUD, and other government housing programs.

Bradley Park

524 Gilbert Ferry Rd SE, Attalla, Alabama 35954

Hanby Manor

1002 9th St SW, Attalla, Alabama 35954

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Attalla, Alabama
$17.80/hour
$10.55 (+146%) more than Alabama minimum wage and $10.55 (+146%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Attalla, Alabama?

The City of Attalla has 5,849 people living in 2,568 households.

There are 1,056 renters living in 628 renter households in this City. Renters make up 18.05 percent of the population living in Attalla.

What is the rental market like in Attalla, Alabama?

There are an estimated 3,107 housing units in the Attalla area. Of these, 628 units are rental homes, making up 20 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Attalla, Alabama, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Attalla?

The rental vacancy rate in Attalla is 0 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 Attalla for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Attalla
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
94 194 209 131 0
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Attalla

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

How many renter households in Attalla are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 33 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 20 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Attalla

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $637 to $1,252. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $637
One BR $817
Two BR $940
Three BR $1,170
Four BR $1,252
2024 Fair Market Rents in Attalla, Alabama

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

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 79 84 percent
One BR 126 65 percent
Two BR 167 80 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Attalla, Alabama

How many affordable rental units are in Attalla?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Attalla, Alabama including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Public Housing 94
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 37
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Attalla, Alabama

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

Income Based Apartments in Attalla, Alabama

Attalla features 148 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 Attalla, Alabama

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Attalla.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Attalla, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Attalla landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Attalla.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Attalla, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $846 and $1,034.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.