; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Chickasaw, AL

Chickasaw Elderly Apartments

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Chickasaw, Alabama

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Chickasaw, Alabama
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Chickasaw that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 287 low-income homes in Chickasaw where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $325 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on September 2nd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Chickasaw, 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
Mobile County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Mobile Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Alabama Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Chickasaw.

Chickasaw, Alabama Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Chickasaw, Alabama

Chickasaw features 287 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 Chickasaw, Alabama

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chickasaw, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chickasaw, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $887 and $1,085.

2023 Chickasaw, 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
Chickasaw, Alabama Fair Market Rent $738 $793 $986 $1,318 $1,400
Chickasaw, Alabama Payment Standard Range $664 to $812 $714 to $872 $887 to $1,085 $1,186 to $1,450 $1,260 to $1,540

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Chickasaw, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 357
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 287
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.89%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $30,973 ±$3,714
Median Rent $816 ±$91
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60% ± 8.37pp
Total Population 6,005

Population and Household Demographics

Chickasaw is a city in Mobile County, Alabama with a population of 6,005. There are 2,208 households in the city with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 41.89% of households in Chickasaw are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chickasaw

The median gross income for households in Chickasaw is $30,973 a year, or $2,581 a month. The median rent for the city is $816 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chickasaw, a household making less than $2,720 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60% of households who rent are overburdened in Chickasaw.

Area Median Income In Chickasaw

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 Chickasaw, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mobile County.

In Chickasaw, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,100

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 Chickasaw

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 Chickasaw

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chickasaw AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,100 $42,850 $45,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Chickasaw AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,200 $27,650 $31,100 $34,550 $37,350 $40,100 $42,850 $45,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Chickasaw AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,750 $44,250 $49,800 $55,300 $59,750 $64,150 $68,600 $73,000