Affordable Housing In Daphne
Baldwin County, Alabama

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Daphne

Ahepa 310 XII

1409 Pollard Rd
Daphne, Alabama
Elderly Supportive Housing

Daphne Group Home

513 Main St
Daphne, Alabama
Elderly Supportive Housing

Arbors by the Bay

27642 US Highway 98
Daphne, Alabama
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Daphne, Alabama

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 199 affordable apartments for rent in Daphne, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Daphne, Alabama

Daphne features 49 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 Daphne, Alabama

There are 150 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Daphne.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Daphne, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Daphne landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Daphne.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Daphne, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $915 and $1,119.

2022 Daphne, 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
Daphne, Alabama Fair Market Rent $772 $777 $1,017 $1,348 $1,715
Daphne, Alabama Payment Standard Range $695 to $849 $699 to $855 $915 to $1,119 $1,213 to $1,483 $1,544 to $1,887

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Daphne, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 199
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 49
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.92%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $60,737 ±$4,458
Median Rent $980 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.15% ± 8.39pp
Total Population 23,559

Population and Household Demographics

Daphne is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama with a population of 23,559. There are 8,922 households in the city with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 38.92% of households in Daphne are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Daphne

The median gross income for households in Daphne is $60,737 a year, or $5,061 a month. The median rent for the city is $980 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Daphne, a household making less than $3,267 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.15% of households who rent are overburdened in Daphne.

Area Median Income In Daphne

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Daphne, the AMI is calculated from all households within Baldwin County.

In Daphne, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,500

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 Daphne

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 Daphne

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Daphne AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,000 $20,550 $23,100 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Daphne AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,950 $34,200 $38,500 $42,750 $46,200 $49,600 $53,050 $56,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Daphne AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,900 $54,750 $61,600 $68,400 $73,900 $79,350 $84,850 $90,300