Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Cullman, AL

Discover affordable housing in Cullman where there are 18+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Villas at Cloverdale

1520 Clover Rd SE, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Gold Mark Apartments

132 Gold Mark Ct SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Cullman Village Apartments

107 Ward Ave SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Park Manor Apartments

1607 Lee Ave SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Twin Creek

1500 Scott St NW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Nesmith Park Apartments

207 McNabb Rd SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Cullman Manor

422 Oak Manor Dr SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Perkins Place

1511 McNabb Dr SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Village at Bridge Creek

861 County Road 1402, Cullman, Alabama 35058

Veigl Village I

657 Katie Ln SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Saras Ridge Apartments

1633 Lee Ave SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Green Tree Apts II

1500 Green Tree Circle, Cullman, Alabama

Covey Chase Apts

601 Lee Circle, Cullman, Alabama

Green Tree Apts I

1500 Green Tree Circle, Cullman, Alabama

Holly Pond Apts I

8 Handley Lane, Cullman, Alabama

Westfield Addn

1309 Logan St SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055


1502 1st St SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Sunset Point

101 Ward Ave SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Cullman, Alabama
$11.73 (+162%) more than Alabama minimum wage and $11.73 (+162%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Cullman, Alabama?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Cullman, Alabama.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Cullman, Alabama.

Go to the Alabama Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Cullman.

How many renters live in Cullman, Alabama?

The City of Cullman has 18,434 people living in 7,725 households.

There are 5,965 renters living in 2,966 renter households in this City. Renters make up 32.36 percent of the population living in Cullman.

What is the rental market like in Cullman, Alabama?

There are an estimated 8,518 housing units in the Cullman area. Of these, 3,207 units are rental homes, making up 38 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Cullman, Alabama, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Cullman?

The rental vacancy rate in Cullman is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Cullman for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cullman
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
111 481 1,607 606 136
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cullman

A large number of apartments in Cullman have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Cullman are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 31 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 17 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Cullman

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $767 to $1,462. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $767
One BR $772
Two BR $1,002
Three BR $1,306
Four BR $1,462
2024 Fair Market Rents in Cullman, Alabama

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Cullman?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 111 100 percent
One BR 380 79 percent
Two BR 1,291 80 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Cullman, Alabama

How many affordable rental units are in Cullman?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Cullman, Alabama including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 162
Public Housing 326
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 103
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 23
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 10
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 358
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Cullman, Alabama

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Cullman, Alabama

Cullman features 671 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 Cullman, Alabama

There are 229 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cullman.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cullman, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cullman, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $902 and $1,102.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.