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River Run Apartments

160 The Trails
Brewton, Alabama

Bryant Circle

200 Washington Cir
Brewton, Alabama

Brewington Pointe

312 Scott St
Brewton, Alabama

Hidden Valley Apartments

90 Fleming Ln
Brewton, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Cedar Forest Apartments

312 Alco Dr
Brewton, Alabama
Rent Assisted
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There are 104 low-income apartments in Brewton that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 201 low-income homes in Brewton where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on August 7th, 2020. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Brewton, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Brewton Public Housing
Go to the Alabama Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Brewton.

Brewton, Alabama Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Brewton, Alabama

Brewton features 201 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 Brewton, Alabama

There are 104 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Brewton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brewton, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brewton, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $666 and $814.

2023 Brewton, 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
Brewton, Alabama Fair Market Rent $560 $606 $740 $946 $1,164
Brewton, Alabama Payment Standard Range $504 to $616 $545 to $667 $666 to $814 $851 to $1,041 $1,048 to $1,280

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Brewton, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 305
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 201
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.95%
Average Renter Household Size 2.09
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $31,033 ±$5,731
Median Rent $558 ±$130
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.66% ± 14.76pp
Total Population 5,424

Population and Household Demographics

Brewton is a city in Escambia County, Alabama with a population of 5,424. There are 2,126 households in the city with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 30.95% of households in Brewton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Brewton

The median gross income for households in Brewton is $31,033 a year, or $2,586 a month. The median rent for the city is $558 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brewton, a household making less than $1,860 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Brewton.

Area Median Income In Brewton

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 Brewton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Escambia County.

In Brewton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,400

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 Brewton

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 Brewton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Brewton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $37,850 $40,450 $43,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Brewton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $40,450 $43,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Brewton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,550 $41,750 $46,950 $52,150 $56,350 $60,500 $64,700 $68,850