Affordable Housing In Dale County
Alabama

51 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dale County

Alabaster Bay Apartments

291 Alabaster Dr
Dothan, Alabama
$950
2 BR

Avon Square

494 Stratford Dr
Ozark, Alabama
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Henry Green Apartments

602 S Lena St
Dothan, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Crimson Ridge

109 Booker St
Dothan, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Summertree Apartments

560 Fortner St
Dothan, Alabama
1 BR

Howell School Senior Apartments

408 E Newton St
Dothan, Alabama
Call For Rent
1 BR

Mayfield Woods

1177 Harris Rd
Ozark, Alabama

Johnson Homes

110 Johnson Cir
Dothan, Alabama

Hidden Pointe Apartments

70 Hughes St
Daleville, Alabama

Jamison Village

705 N Lena St
Dothan, Alabama

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Dale 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Dale County, Alabama

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dale County, Alabama

There are 51 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,187 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 986 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 $635 and $776.

2022 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
Dale County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $595 $599 $705 $1,001 $1,207
Dale County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $536 to $655 $539 to $659 $635 to $776 $901 to $1,101 $1,086 to $1,328

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dale County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 51
Total Low Income Apartments 3,187
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 $63,800

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dale County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,050 $39,600 $42,150
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Dale County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,350 $25,550 $28,750 $31,900 $34,500 $37,050 $39,600 $42,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Dale County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,750 $40,850 $45,950 $51,050 $55,150 $59,250 $63,350 $67,400

Cities In Dale County

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