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Affordable Housing In Dale County
Alabama

48 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dale County

Henry Green Apartments

602 S Lena St
Dothan, Alabama

Johnson Homes

110 Johnson Cir
Dothan, Alabama

Hidden Pointe Apartments

70 Hughes St
Daleville, Alabama

Mayfield Woods

1177 Harris Rd
Ozark, Alabama

Mcrae Homes

705 N Lena St
Dothan, Alabama

Martin Homes

702 N Range St
Dothan, Alabama

Ussery and Marvin Lewis Village

909 S Ussery St
Dothan, Alabama

Vaughn Towers

342 S Saint Andrews Street
Dothan, Alabama
Subsidized

Tanglewood Apartments

401 W Inez Rd
Dothan, Alabama
Subsidized

Glen East II

Ross Clark Cir
Dothan, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Dale County

Housing Authority Programs
Dothan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
MCHA Communities LLC Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dale County, Alabama

There are 48 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,003 affordable apartments for rent in Dale County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Dale County, Alabama

Dale County features 2,201 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 Dale County, Alabama

There are 802 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dale County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dale County, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dale County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $551 and $673.

2020 Dale 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
Fair Market Rent $498 $501 $612 $829 $1,075
Payment Standard Range $448 to $548 $451 to $551 $551 to $673 $746 to $912 $968 to $1,183

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dale County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 48
Total Low Income Apartments 3,003
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,201
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.72
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $45,028 ±$2,413
Median Rent $629 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.11% ± 3.75pp
Total Population 49,866

Population and Household Demographics

Dale County is a county in Alabama with a population of 49,866. There are 19,018 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 38% of households in Dale County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dale County

The median gross income for households in Dale County is $45,028 a year, or $3,752 a month. The median rent for the county is $629 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dale County, a household making less than $2,097 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Dale County.

Area Median Income In Dale 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 Dale County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,500

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 Dale 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 Dale County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $33,350 $35,650 $37,950
50% of Median $20,150 $23,000 $25,900 $28,750 $31,050 $33,350 $35,650 $37,950
80% of Median $32,200 $36,800 $41,400 $46,000 $49,700 $53,400 $57,050 $60,750

Cities In Dale County

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City Served By
Ariton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ariton are the Dothan Housing Authority and MCHA Communities LLC.
Clayhatchee The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clayhatchee are the Dothan Housing Authority and MCHA Communities LLC.
Daleville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Daleville are the Housing Authority of the City of Daleville, Dothan Housing Authority and MCHA Communities LLC.
Dothan The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dothan are the Dothan Housing Authority and MCHA Communities LLC.
Fort Rucker The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fort Rucker are the Dothan Housing Authority and MCHA Communities LLC.
Grimes The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grimes are the Dothan Housing Authority and MCHA Communities LLC.
Level Plains The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Level Plains are the Dothan Housing Authority and MCHA Communities LLC.
Midland City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Midland City are the Dothan Housing Authority and MCHA Communities LLC.
Napier Field The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Napier Field are the Dothan Housing Authority and MCHA Communities LLC.
Newton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Newton are the Dothan Housing Authority and MCHA Communities LLC.
Ozark The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ozark are the Ozark Housing Authority, Dothan Housing Authority and MCHA Communities LLC.
Pinckard The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pinckard are the Dothan Housing Authority and MCHA Communities LLC.