Affordable Housing In Childersburg
Talladega County, Alabama

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Childersburg

River Pointe Apartments

132 River Pointe Ln
Childersburg, Alabama
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1-2 BR

Wood Arms Apartments

136 Limbaugh Ave
Childersburg, Alabama

Wood Arms Apartments

A-2 Wood Arms
Childersburg, Alabama

Hunters Glen Apartments

9 Hunters Gln
Childersburg, Alabama

Sadie Lee Homes

2 Desoto Ct
Childersburg, Alabama
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Childersburg, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Childersburg, Alabama

Housing Authority Programs
Childersburg Housing Authority Public Housing
Sylacauga Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Childersburg, Alabama

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 354 affordable apartments for rent in Childersburg, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Childersburg, Alabama

Childersburg features 321 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 Childersburg, Alabama

There are 33 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Childersburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Childersburg, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Childersburg, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $660 and $806.

2022 Childersburg, 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
Childersburg, Alabama Fair Market Rent $553 $557 $733 $966 $1,081
Childersburg, Alabama Payment Standard Range $498 to $608 $501 to $613 $660 to $806 $869 to $1,063 $973 to $1,189

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Childersburg, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 354
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 321
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.63%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $25,948 ±$5,928
Median Rent $448 ±$238
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.21% ± 15.96pp
Total Population 5,105

Population and Household Demographics

Childersburg is a city in Talladega County, Alabama with a population of 5,105. There are 2,181 households in the city with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 46.63% of households in Childersburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Childersburg

The median gross income for households in Childersburg is $25,948 a year, or $2,162 a month. The median rent for the city is $448 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Childersburg, a household making less than $1,493 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Childersburg.

Area Median Income In Childersburg

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 Childersburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Talladega County.

In Childersburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,600

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 Childersburg

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 Childersburg

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