Affordable Housing In Dallas County
Alabama

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dallas County

Chanticleer Apartments

1200 Woodrow Ave
Selma, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Cedar Grove Apartments

2811 Earl Goodwin Pkwy
Selma, Alabama
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Lodges on Lincoln

2866 Lincoln Dr
Selma, Alabama
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Magnolia Gardens

1943 Marie Foster St
Selma, Alabama

Magnolia Gardens II

1941 Marie Foster St
Selma, Alabama

Brad Hms for Elderly 4

2500 Montague St
Selma, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Epworth House

2500 Franklin St
Selma, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hilltop Manor

305 Hilltop Dr
Selma, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Selma Square Apartments

1201 Woodrow Ave
Selma, Alabama
Subsidized

Cedar Terrace Apartments

2927 Citizens Pkwy
Selma, Alabama

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dallas County, Alabama

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,146 affordable apartments for rent in Dallas County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Dallas County, Alabama

Dallas County features 507 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 Dallas County, Alabama

There are 639 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dallas County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dallas County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dallas County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Dallas County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dallas County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $711 and $869.

2023 Dallas 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
Dallas County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $597 $600 $790 $961 $1,061
Dallas County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $537 to $657 $540 to $660 $711 to $869 $865 to $1,057 $955 to $1,167

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dallas County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 1,146
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 507
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $27,306 ±$2,075
Median Rent $564 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.31% ± 4.54pp
Total Population 42,154

Population and Household Demographics

Dallas County is a county in Alabama with a population of 42,154. There are 16,413 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 41.16% of households in Dallas County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dallas County

The median gross income for households in Dallas County is $27,306 a year, or $2,276 a month. The median rent for the county is $564 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dallas County, a household making less than $1,880 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Dallas County.

Area Median Income In Dallas 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 Dallas County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,400

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 Dallas 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 Dallas County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dallas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,750 $38,200 $40,700
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Dallas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,600 $24,650 $27,750 $30,800 $33,300 $35,750 $38,200 $40,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Dallas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,550 $39,450 $44,400 $49,300 $53,250 $57,200 $61,150 $65,100

Cities In Dallas County

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City Served By
Orrville
Selma The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Selma is the Selma Housing Authority.
Selmont West Selmont
Selmont-West Selmont
Valley Grande