Affordable Housing In Crenshaw County
Alabama

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Crenshaw County

Glenwood Meadows Apartments

40 Glenwood Dr
Luverne, Alabama
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

South Pointe Apartments

8 S Pointe Dr
Luverne, Alabama

Meadowcrest Apartments

79 Meadow Crest Dr
Luverne, Alabama

Camellia Village Apartments

9 Camellia Village Dr
Brantley, Alabama
Subsidized

Ellis Drive

36 Mitchell Dr
Luverne, Alabama

School Heights

96 School Dr
Brantley, Alabama

South Place

8 South Pl
Luverne, Alabama

Luverne Villas

59 First St
Luverne, Alabama
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Crenshaw County, Alabama

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 404 affordable apartments for rent in Crenshaw County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Crenshaw County, Alabama

Crenshaw County features 268 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 Crenshaw County, Alabama

There are 136 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Crenshaw County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Crenshaw County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Crenshaw County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Crenshaw County.

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

2022 Crenshaw 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
Crenshaw County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $530 $536 $705 $871 $1,043
Crenshaw County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $477 to $583 $482 to $590 $635 to $776 $784 to $958 $939 to $1,147

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Crenshaw County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 404
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 268
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $36,022 ±$3,041
Median Rent $520 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.21% ± 6.78pp
Total Population 13,938

Population and Household Demographics

Crenshaw County is a county in Alabama with a population of 13,938. There are 5,383 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 29.65% of households in Crenshaw County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Crenshaw County

The median gross income for households in Crenshaw County is $36,022 a year, or $3,002 a month. The median rent for the county is $520 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crenshaw County, a household making less than $1,733 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Crenshaw County.

Area Median Income In Crenshaw 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 Crenshaw County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,200

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 Crenshaw 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 Crenshaw County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Crenshaw County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $39,850 $42,400
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Crenshaw County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,500 $25,700 $28,900 $32,100 $34,700 $37,250 $39,850 $42,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Crenshaw County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,950 $41,100 $46,250 $51,350 $55,500 $59,600 $63,700 $67,800

Cities In Crenshaw County

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City Served By
Brantley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brantley is the Housing Authority of the City of Brantley.
Dozier
Glenwood
Luverne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Luverne is the Luverne Housing Authority.
Petrey
Rutledge