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

Discover affordable housing in Auburn where there are 17+ 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.

Easehouse Apartments

1300 Commerce Dr, Auburn, Alabama 36830

bed 1
payment Subsidized

1965 Bluff Ct

1965 Bluff Ct, Auburn, Alabama 36832

bed 3
payment $1275/mo.

127 -139 Shelton Mill Rd

127 -139 Shelton Mill Rd, Auburn, Alabama 36830

bed 2
payment $950/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

The French Quarter

190 E University Dr, Auburn, Alabama 36832

bed 5
payment $685/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

Bedell Village

889 Lunsford Dr, Auburn, Alabama 36832

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Grace Ridge

826 Grace Ridge Dr, Auburn, Alabama 36830

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Rose Garden Apartments

846 Lunsford Dr, Auburn, Alabama 36830

bed 1
payment Subsidized
elderly Senior
accessibility Accessible

Oakridge Apartments

818 Bedell Ave, Auburn, Alabama 36832

accessibility Accessible

The Village at Lakeside

1309 Gatewood Dr, Auburn, Alabama 36830

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Ridgecrest

945 North Donahue, Auburn, Alabama 36832

bed 1-5
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Porter

415 White Street, Auburn, Alabama 36832

bed Studio-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Moton Apartments

700 Martin Luther King Dr., Auburn, Alabama 36832

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Drake

530 Foster St, Auburn, Alabama 36832

bed 1-4
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Shepherd's Cove

1330 Shug Jordan Pkwy, Auburn, Alabama 36832

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

East Park

900 Old Mill Rd, Auburn, Alabama 36830

bed 1-4
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Sparkman

1350 Commerce Dr, Auburn, Alabama 36830

bed 2-4
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Timber Trail

1372 Commerce Dr, Auburn, Alabama 36830

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Auburn, Alabama

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_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Auburn, Alabama
$20.81/hour
$13.56 (+187%) more than Alabama minimum wage and $13.56 (+187%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Auburn, Alabama?

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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Moving to Work programs for Auburn, Alabama.

Go to the Alabama Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Auburn.

How many renters live in Auburn, Alabama?

The City of Auburn has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 44.26 percent of the population living in Auburn.

What is the rental market like in Auburn, Alabama?

There are an estimated housing units in the Auburn area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Auburn, Alabama, there are 1.18 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Auburn?

The rental vacancy rate in Auburn is 9 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Auburn for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Auburn
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,662 3,005 4,386 3,569 980
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Auburn

A large number of apartments in Auburn 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 Auburn

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $801 to $1,617. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $801
One BR $901
Two BR $1,099
Three BR $1,487
Four BR $1,617
2024 Fair Market Rents in Auburn, Alabama

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

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 857 52 percent
One BR 1,536 51 percent
Two BR 2,293 52 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Auburn, Alabama

How many affordable rental units are in Auburn?

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

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

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

Income Based Apartments in Auburn, Alabama

Auburn features 636 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 Auburn, Alabama

There are 488 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Auburn.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Auburn, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Auburn landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Auburn.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Auburn, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $989 and $1,209.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.