Carrollton, Alabama Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 52 income based apartments in Carrollton where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 74 affordable apartments in Carrollton that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Carrollton, Alabama

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

Sandpiper Apartments

100 Sandpiper St
Carrollton, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Summer Place

956 Reform St
Carrollton, Alabama

Carrollton Manor Apartments

Sanders St
Carrollton, Alabama
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Affordable Housing Near Carrollton

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Carrollton, Alabama Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Carrollton, Alabama

Carrollton features 52 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 Carrollton, Alabama

There are 74 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Carrollton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Carrollton, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Carrollton landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Carrollton.

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

2023 Carrollton, 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
Carrollton, Alabama Fair Market Rent $558 $562 $740 $979 $994
Carrollton, Alabama Payment Standard Range $502 to $614 $506 to $618 $666 to $814 $881 to $1,077 $895 to $1,093

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Carrollton, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 126
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 52
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.72
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $27,857 ±$9,412
Median Rent $414 ±$70
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.03% ± 14.48pp
Total Population 922

Population and Household Demographics

Carrollton is a city in Pickens County, Alabama with a population of 922. There are 334 households in the city with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 47.6% of households in Carrollton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Carrollton

The median gross income for households in Carrollton is $27,857 a year, or $2,321 a month. The median rent for the city is $414 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Carrollton, a household making less than $1,380 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.03% of households who rent are overburdened in Carrollton.

Area Median Income In Carrollton

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 Carrollton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Pickens County.

In Carrollton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,100

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 Carrollton

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 Carrollton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Carrollton 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 Carrollton 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 Carrollton 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