Affordable Housing In Choctaw County
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Choctaw County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Choctaw County, Alabama
There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 343 affordable apartments for rent in Choctaw County, Alabama.
Income Based Apartments in Choctaw County, Alabama
Choctaw County features 286 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 Choctaw County, Alabama
There are 57 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Choctaw County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Choctaw County, Alabama
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Choctaw County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Choctaw County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Choctaw County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||7|
|Total Low Income Apartments||343|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||286|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||18.44%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.12|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Median Household Income||$33,536 ±$2,231|
|Median Rent||$497 ±$101|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||45.43% ± 11.79pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Choctaw County is a County in Alabama with a population of 13,395. There are 5,575 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 18.44% of households in Choctaw County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Choctaw County
The median gross income for households in Choctaw County is $33,536 a year, or $2,795 a month. The median rent for the county is $497 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Choctaw County, a household making less than $1,657 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Choctaw County.1
Area Median Income In Choctaw 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 Choctaw County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,800
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 Choctaw 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 Choctaw County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,490||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$27,850||$29,900||$31,950||$34,000|
|50% of Median||$18,050||$20,600||$23,200||$25,750||$27,850||$29,900||$31,950||$34,000|
|80% of Median||$28,850||$33,000||$37,100||$41,200||$44,500||$47,800||$51,100||$54,400|