Affordable Housing In Cullman County
Alabama

Affordable Housing programs support 1,002 income based apartments in Cullman County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 671 affordable apartments in Cullman County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Cullman County, Alabama

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Cullman County. Go to the Alabama Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Cullman County.

Villas at Cloverdale

1520 Clover Rd SE
Cullman, Alabama
$455-470
3-4 BR
Affordable

Village at Bridge Creek

861 County Road 1402
Cullman, Alabama
$442
2 BR
Affordable

Amberwood Apartments

570 S Main St
Arab, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Perkins Place

1511 McNabb Dr SW
Cullman, Alabama
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Hanceville Village Apartments

401 Whaley Ave NE
Hanceville, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Hanceville Manor Apartments

403 Whaley Ave NE
Hanceville, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Nesmith Park Apartments

207 McNabb Rd SW
Cullman, Alabama
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Twin Creek

1500 Scott St NW
Cullman, Alabama
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cullman Manor

422 Oak Manor Dr SW
Cullman, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Cullman Village Apartments

107 Ward Ave SW
Cullman, Alabama
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Cullman County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Cullman County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Arab, AL Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Arab.
Affordable Housing In Cullman, AL Affordable Housing programs support 18 apartment communities in Cullman.
Affordable Housing In Hanceville, AL Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Hanceville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Arab Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Alabama Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Cullman County.

Cullman County, Alabama Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Cullman County, Alabama

Cullman County features 1,002 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 671 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 $734 and $897.

2023 Cullman 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
Cullman County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $627 $655 $815 $1,097 $1,125
Cullman County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $564 to $690 $590 to $721 $734 to $897 $987 to $1,207 $1,013 to $1,238

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cullman County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 32
Total Low Income Apartments 1,673
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,002
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $38,971 ±$1,526
Median Rent $625 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.32% ± 4.7pp
Total Population 80,965

Population and Household Demographics

Cullman County is a county in Alabama with a population of 80,965. There are 31,287 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 24.74% of households in Cullman County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cullman County

The median gross income for households in Cullman County is $38,971 a year, or $3,248 a month. The median rent for the county is $625 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cullman County, a household making less than $2,083 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Cullman County.

Area Median Income In Cullman 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 Cullman County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,700

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 Cullman 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 Cullman County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cullman 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 $39,750 $42,350
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cullman County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,450 $25,650 $28,850 $32,050 $34,650 $37,200 $39,750 $42,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cullman County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,950 $41,050 $46,200 $51,300 $55,450 $59,550 $63,650 $67,750