Affordable Housing In Chambers County
Alabama

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chambers County

Indianwood Apartments

522 Drake Ave
La Fayette, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Valley View Apartments

720 B St SW
La Fayette, Alabama
1 BR

Valley Senior Village

2107 40th St
Valley, Alabama
1 BR
55+

Fords Mill Apartments

2009 40th St
Valley, Alabama

Sylvia Word Manor

1901 35th St
Valley, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Valley Ha

12 Boyd Cir
Valley, Alabama

Fairoaks Apartments

6402 Cleveland Rd
Valley, Alabama

Ten Oaks Apartments

2900 19th Pl
Valley, Alabama

Crystal Springs

1118 N 13th St
Lanett, Alabama

Crystal Springs

1206 S 8th Ave
Lanett, Alabama

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chambers County, Alabama

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 815 affordable apartments for rent in Chambers County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Chambers County, Alabama

Chambers County features 535 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 Chambers County, Alabama

There are 280 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chambers County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chambers County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Chambers County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Chambers County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chambers County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $820 and $1,002.

2023 Chambers 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
Chambers County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $688 $692 $911 $1,109 $1,224
Chambers County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $619 to $757 $623 to $761 $820 to $1,002 $998 to $1,220 $1,102 to $1,346

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Chambers County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 815
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 535
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.54
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $34,177 ±$2,949
Median Rent $658 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.42% ± 5.7pp
Total Population 34,079

Population and Household Demographics

Chambers County is a county in Alabama with a population of 34,079. There are 13,787 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 32.41% of households in Chambers County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chambers County

The median gross income for households in Chambers County is $34,177 a year, or $2,848 a month. The median rent for the county is $658 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chambers County, a household making less than $2,193 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.42% of households who rent are overburdened in Chambers County.

Area Median Income In Chambers 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 Chambers County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,500

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 Chambers 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 Chambers County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chambers County 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 Chambers County 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 Chambers County 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

Cities In Chambers County

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City Served By
Abanda
Cusseta
Five Points
Fredonia
Huguley
La Fayette The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Fayette is the Auburn Housing Authority.
Lanett The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lanett is the Lanett Housing Authority.
Penton
Standing Rock
Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valley is the Housing Authority of the City of Valley.
Waverly