Affordable Housing In Baldwin County
Alabama

69 Low Income Apartment Communities In Baldwin County

Ahepa 310 XII

1409 Pollard Rd
Daphne, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Viola Bertolla Group Home

4260 N Magnolia St
Loxley, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Alston Court

1000 S Alston St
Foley, Alabama
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Bartlett Place

2112 McMillan Ave
Bay Minette, Alabama
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Jasmine Trails Apartments

19451 Oak Rd W
Gulf Shores, Alabama

Sawgrass Apartments

24070 Canal Rd
Orange Beach, Alabama

Meadowview Apartments

950 Spring Run Dr
Fairhope, Alabama
Subsidized

Fox Run Apartments

124 Fox Run Dr
Ragland, Alabama
Subsidized
62+

Parkwood Apartments

7th Ave N 19th St
Pell City, Alabama

Spring Run Apartments

201 Spring Run Dr
Fairhope, Alabama
Subsidized

Guide To Affordable Housing in Baldwin County, Alabama

There are 69 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,464 affordable apartments for rent in Baldwin County, Alabama.

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 $915 and $1,119.

2022 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 $772 $777 $1,017 $1,348 $1,715
Baldwin County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $695 to $849 $699 to $855 $915 to $1,119 $1,213 to $1,483 $1,544 to $1,887

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

Cities In Baldwin County

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City Served By
Ashville
Bay Minette The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bay Minette is the Bay Minette Housing Authority.
Daphne
Elberta
Fairhope
Foley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Foley is the Housing Authority of Foley.
Gulf Shores
Loxley
Magnolia Springs
Orange Beach
Pell City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pell City is the Pell City Housing Authority.
Perdido Beach
Point Clear
Ragland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ragland is the Ragland Housing Authority.
Robertsdale
Silverhill
Spanish Fort
Springville
Summerdale