Affordable Housing In Chilton County
Alabama

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chilton County

Norfield

100 Arthur Dr
Clanton, Alabama

Bent Creek Apts

Highway 31 North
Clanton, Alabama

Peachtree Apts

110 Peachtree Lane
Clanton, Alabama

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chilton County, Alabama

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 705 affordable apartments for rent in Chilton County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Chilton County, Alabama

Chilton County features 465 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 Chilton County, Alabama

There are 240 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chilton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chilton County, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chilton County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $680 and $831.

2023 Chilton 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
Chilton County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $617 $634 $755 $1,036 $1,040
Chilton County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $555 to $679 $571 to $697 $680 to $831 $932 to $1,140 $936 to $1,144

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Chilton County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 705
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 465
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.84
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $41,627 ±$2,025
Median Rent $661 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.28% ± 6.61pp
Total Population 43,819

Population and Household Demographics

Chilton County is a county in Alabama with a population of 43,819. There are 16,237 households in the county with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 23.57% of households in Chilton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chilton County

The median gross income for households in Chilton County is $41,627 a year, or $3,469 a month. The median rent for the county is $661 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chilton County, a household making less than $2,203 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Chilton County.

Area Median Income In Chilton 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 Chilton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,100

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 Chilton 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 Chilton County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chilton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,700 $39,200 $41,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Chilton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,150 $25,300 $28,450 $31,600 $34,150 $36,700 $39,200 $41,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Chilton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,400 $40,450 $45,500 $50,550 $54,600 $58,650 $62,700 $66,750

Cities In Chilton County

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City Served By
Calera The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Calera is the Calera Housing Authority.
Clanton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clanton is the Housing Authority of the City of Clanton.
Jemison
Maplesville
Thorsby