Affordable Housing In Cleburne County

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cleburne County

Heflin Oaks Apartments

504 Almon St
Heflin, Alabama

Eastwood Apartments

106 Giles St
Heflin, Alabama

Woodland View Apartments II

45 Giles St
Heflin, Alabama

Elnora Manor

74 Adams St
Heflin, Alabama

Heflin Hills Apartments

265 Evans St
Heflin, Alabama

Southside Courts

2 Brimer Cir
Heflin, Alabama

Heflin Manor

135 Brockford Rd
Heflin, Alabama
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Cleburne County, Alabama

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 218 affordable apartments for rent in Cleburne County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Cleburne County, Alabama

Cleburne County features 122 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 Cleburne County, Alabama

There are 96 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cleburne County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cleburne County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cleburne County landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Cleburne County.

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

2022 Cleburne 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
Cleburne County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $530 $564 $705 $974 $1,043
Cleburne County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $477 to $583 $508 to $620 $635 to $776 $877 to $1,071 $939 to $1,147

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Cleburne County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 218
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 122
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $38,056 ±$3,883
Median Rent $557 ±$73
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.46% ± 8.95pp
Total Population 15,002

Population and Household Demographics

Cleburne County is a county in Alabama with a population of 15,002. There are 5,776 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 22.61% of households in Cleburne County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cleburne County

The median gross income for households in Cleburne County is $38,056 a year, or $3,171 a month. The median rent for the county is $557 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cleburne County, a household making less than $1,857 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Cleburne County.

Area Median Income In Cleburne 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 Cleburne County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,700

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 Cleburne 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 Cleburne County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cleburne County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,250 $38,750 $41,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cleburne County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,900 $25,000 $28,150 $31,250 $33,750 $36,250 $38,750 $41,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cleburne County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,000 $40,000 $45,000 $50,000 $54,000 $58,000 $62,000 $66,000

Cities In Cleburne County

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City Served By
Heflin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Heflin is the Housing Authority of the City of Heflin.
Hollis Crossroads