Affordable Housing In Baldwin County
Alabama

Affordable Housing programs support 1,098 income based apartments in Baldwin County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 2,366 affordable apartments in Baldwin County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Baldwin County, Alabama

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Baldwin County. Go to the Alabama Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Baldwin County.

Regency Pointe Apartments I

500 S Greentree Ln
Foley, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Regency Pointe Apartments II

501 S Greentree Ln
Foley, Alabama
Call For Rent
1 BR
Affordable

Jasmine Trails Apartments

19451 Oak Rd W
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Graceway Apartments

Bishop Rd
Fairhope, Alabama
$415-575
1-2 BR
Affordable

Club Continental

1310 Mcmeans Ave
Bay Minette, Alabama
$495-520
1-2 BR
62+

Parkwood Apartments

550 Wood Dr
Pell City, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

South Hills

100 Broken Angle
Pell City, Alabama
Affordable

Briarwood Estates

19038 Fairground Rd
Robertsdale, Alabama
$425-460
1-3 BR
Affordable

Ahepa 310 Apartments Phase III

20765 Bishop Rd
Fairhope, Alabama
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Bay Minette Rotary Village

2211 McMillan Ave
Bay Minette, Alabama
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing In Baldwin County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Ashville, AL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Ashville.
Affordable Housing In Bay Minette, AL Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Bay Minette.
Affordable Housing In Daphne, AL Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Daphne.
Affordable Housing In Elberta, AL Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Elberta.
Affordable Housing In Fairhope, AL Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Fairhope.
Affordable Housing In Foley, AL Affordable Housing programs support 14 apartment communities in Foley.
Affordable Housing In Gulf Shores, AL Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Gulf Shores.
Affordable Housing In Loxley, AL Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Loxley.
Affordable Housing In Orange Beach, AL Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Orange Beach.
Affordable Housing In Pell City, AL Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Pell City.
Affordable Housing In Ragland, AL Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Ragland.
Affordable Housing In Robertsdale, AL Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Robertsdale.
Affordable Housing In Spanish Fort, AL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Spanish Fort.
Affordable Housing In Springville, AL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Springville.
Affordable Housing In Summerdale, AL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Summerdale.

Baldwin County, Alabama Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Baldwin County, Alabama

Baldwin County features 1,098 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 Baldwin County, Alabama

There are 2,366 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Baldwin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Baldwin County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Baldwin County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Baldwin County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Baldwin County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,085 and $1,327.

2023 Baldwin County, Alabama Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Baldwin County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $924 $928 $1,206 $1,534 $1,971
Baldwin County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $832 to $1,016 $835 to $1,021 $1,085 to $1,327 $1,381 to $1,687 $1,774 to $2,168

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Baldwin County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 69
Total Low Income Apartments 3,464
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,098
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $50,254 ±$1,263
Median Rent $879 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.54% ± 3.42pp
Total Population 195,121

Population and Household Demographics

Baldwin County is a county in Alabama with a population of 195,121. There are 74,104 households in the county with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 28.48% of households in Baldwin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Baldwin County

The median gross income for households in Baldwin County is $50,254 a year, or $4,188 a month. The median rent for the county is $879 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Baldwin County, a household making less than $2,930 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Baldwin County.

Area Median Income In Baldwin County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Baldwin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,500

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Baldwin County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Baldwin County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Baldwin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,000 $20,550 $23,100 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Baldwin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,950 $34,200 $38,500 $42,750 $46,200 $49,600 $53,050 $56,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Baldwin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,900 $54,750 $61,600 $68,400 $73,900 $79,350 $84,850 $90,300