Affordable Housing In Clarke County
Alabama

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clarke County

Timberline Apartments

401 Timberline Dr
Thomasville, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Pinehurst Apartments

100 Quincy Ingram St
Thomasville, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

The Grove Apartments

101 1/2 Grove Dr
Jackson, Alabama
$534-701
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Ridge Chase Apartments

444 Quincy Ingram St
Thomasville, Alabama

San Dee Apartments

258 Court St
Grove Hill, Alabama
Subsidized

Pinehurst Apartments

7000 Pinehurst Dr
Thomasville, Alabama
Subsidized

The Arc Home

227 McIntyre Ave
Jackson, Alabama
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Windrush Apartments

149 Stanley Dr
Jackson, Alabama
Subsidized

Pine Ridge Apartments

3126 Highway 43
Jackson, Alabama

Pecan Grove Apartments

300 W Cobb St
Grove Hill, Alabama
Subsidized

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clarke County, Alabama

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 894 affordable apartments for rent in Clarke County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Clarke County, Alabama

Clarke County features 484 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 Clarke County, Alabama

There are 410 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clarke County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clarke County, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clarke County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $635 and $776.

2022 Clarke 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
Clarke County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $530 $550 $705 $1,001 $1,207
Clarke County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $477 to $583 $495 to $605 $635 to $776 $901 to $1,101 $1,086 to $1,328

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clarke County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 894
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 484
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.78%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $32,011 ±$3,088
Median Rent $545 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.95% ± 6.15pp
Total Population 25,070

Population and Household Demographics

Clarke County is a county in Alabama with a population of 25,070. There are 9,622 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 33.78% of households in Clarke County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clarke County

The median gross income for households in Clarke County is $32,011 a year, or $2,668 a month. The median rent for the county is $545 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clarke County, a household making less than $1,817 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.95% of households who rent are overburdened in Clarke County.

Area Median Income In Clarke 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 Clarke County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,900

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 Clarke 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 Clarke County

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

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Carlton
Coffeeville
Fulton
Grove Hill
Jackson
Rockville
Thomasville
Whatley