Affordable Housing In Boykin
Wilcox County, Alabama

Guide To Affordable Housing in Boykin, Alabama

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Boykin, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Boykin, Alabama

Boykin features 0 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 Boykin, Alabama

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Boykin, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Boykin, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $687 and $839.

2022 Boykin, 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
Boykin, Alabama Fair Market Rent $573 $587 $763 $943 $1,035
Boykin, Alabama Payment Standard Range $516 to $630 $528 to $646 $687 to $839 $849 to $1,037 $932 to $1,139

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Boykin, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 2.09
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 67

Population and Household Demographics

Boykin is a city in Wilcox County, Alabama with a population of 67. There are 32 households in the city with an average household size of 2.09 persons. % of households in Boykin are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Boykin

The median gross income for households in Boykin is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Boykin

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Boykin, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wilcox County.

In Boykin, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,200

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 Boykin

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 Boykin

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Boykin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,750 $38,200 $40,700
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Boykin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,600 $24,650 $27,750 $30,800 $33,300 $35,750 $38,200 $40,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Boykin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,550 $39,450 $44,400 $49,300 $53,250 $57,200 $61,150 $65,100