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

Discover affordable housing in Cullman County where there are 34+ 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

bed 3-4
payment $455-470/mo.

Park Manor Apartments

1607 Lee Ave SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Annie Lee Gardens

1621 Sundown Dr NW, Arab, Alabama 35016

bed 1-2

Gold Mark Apartments

132 Gold Mark Ct SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Cullman Village Apartments

107 Ward Ave SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Hanceville Village Apartments

401 Whaley Ave NE, Hanceville, Alabama 35077

Hanceville Manor Apartments

403 Whaley Ave NE, Hanceville, Alabama 35077

Amberwood Apartments

570 S Main St, Arab, Alabama 35016

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

41 Co Rd 1701

41 Co Rd 1701, Cullman, Alabama 35058

bed 3
payment $1245/mo.

812 Mark St SW

812 Mark St SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

bed 3
payment $1250/mo.

Village at Bridge Creek

861 County Road 1402, Cullman, Alabama 35058

bed 2
payment $442/mo.

Greentree Apartments

830 Cullman Rd, Arab, Alabama 35016

Autumnwood Apartments

496 College Dr NE, Hanceville, Alabama 35077

Mallard Pointe Apartments

110 8th St NW, Arab, Alabama 35016

Veigl Village I

657 Katie Ln SW, Cullman, Alabama 35055

Brandywine II Apartments

311 3rd St SE, Arab, Alabama 35016

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Cullman County, Alabama

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On May 2nd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Cullman County, 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 County, 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 County, Alabama.

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

How many renters live in Cullman County, Alabama?

The County of Cullman County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 18.47 percent of the population living in Cullman County.

What is the rental market like in Cullman County, Alabama?

There are an estimated housing units in the Cullman County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Cullman County, Alabama, there are 1.1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Cullman County?

The rental vacancy rate in Cullman County is 5 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 County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cullman County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
300 848 3,022 3,252 423
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cullman County

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

How Much Is Rent in Cullman County

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 County, Alabama

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

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 180 60 percent
One BR 623 73 percent
Two BR 2,352 78 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Cullman County, Alabama

How many affordable rental units are in Cullman County?

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

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

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

Income Based Apartments in Cullman County, Alabama

Cullman County features 1,035 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 County, Alabama

There are 447 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cullman County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cullman County, Alabama

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

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.