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

Discover affordable housing in Brewton where there are 7+ 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.

Hidden Valley Apartments

90 Fleming Ln, Brewton, Alabama 36426

Brewton Group Home

109 E Brooks St, Brewton, Alabama 36426

Crepe Myrtle Village

212 The Trails, Brewton, Alabama 36426

River Run Apartments

160 The Trails, Brewton, Alabama 36426

Brewington Pointe

312 Scott St, Brewton, Alabama 36426

Cedar Forest Apartments

312 Alco Dr, Brewton, Alabama 36426

bed 1-2

Bryant Circle

200 Washington Cir, Brewton, Alabama 36426

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Brewton, 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.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Brewton, Alabama
$16.23/hour
$8.98 (+124%) more than Alabama minimum wage and $8.98 (+124%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Brewton, Alabama.

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

How many renters live in Brewton, Alabama?

The City of Brewton has 5,257 people living in 2,002 households.

There are 1,427 renters living in 734 renter households in this City. Renters make up 27.14 percent of the population living in Brewton.

What is the rental market like in Brewton, Alabama?

There are an estimated 2,549 housing units in the Brewton area. Of these, 734 units are rental homes, making up 29 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Brewton, Alabama, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Brewton?

The rental vacancy rate in Brewton is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Brewton
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
40 117 366 180 31
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Brewton

A large number of apartments in Brewton have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Brewton are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 43 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 28 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Brewton

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $642 to $1,275. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $642
One BR $705
Two BR $857
Three BR $1,094
Four BR $1,275
2024 Fair Market Rents in Brewton, Alabama

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

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 33 83 percent
One BR 93 79 percent
Two BR 323 88 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Brewton, Alabama

How many affordable rental units are in Brewton?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 137
Public Housing 80
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 7
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 30
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 34
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Brewton, Alabama

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

Income Based Apartments in Brewton, Alabama

Brewton features 202 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 $771 and $943.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.