Affordable Housing In Double Springs
Winston County, Alabama

Affordable Housing programs support 31 income based apartments in Double Springs where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 32 affordable apartments in Double Springs that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Double Springs, Alabama

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

Highridge Apartments

P.O. Box 1227
Double Springs, Alabama
Affordable

Double Springs Village Apartments

244 Old Cheatham Rd
Double Springs, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Seymour House

591 Old Cheatham Rd
Double Springs, Alabama
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing Near Double Springs

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Double Springs, Alabama Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Double Springs, Alabama

Double Springs features 31 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 Double Springs, Alabama

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Double Springs.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Double Springs, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Double Springs landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Double Springs.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Double Springs, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $666 and $814.

2023 Double Springs, 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
Double Springs, Alabama Fair Market Rent $560 $562 $740 $1,014 $1,018
Double Springs, Alabama Payment Standard Range $504 to $616 $506 to $618 $666 to $814 $913 to $1,115 $916 to $1,120

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Double Springs, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 63
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 31
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.34
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $29,063 ±$12,673
Median Rent $431 ±$97
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.2% ± 18.49pp
Total Population 1,180

Population and Household Demographics

Double Springs is a city in Winston County, Alabama with a population of 1,180. There are 372 households in the city with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 33.6% of households in Double Springs are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Double Springs

The median gross income for households in Double Springs is $29,063 a year, or $2,422 a month. The median rent for the city is $431 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Double Springs, a household making less than $1,437 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.2% of households who rent are overburdened in Double Springs.

Area Median Income In Double Springs

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 Double Springs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Winston County.

In Double Springs, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,200

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 Double Springs

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 Double Springs

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Double Springs 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 Double Springs 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 Double Springs 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