Affordable Housing In Elmore County
Alabama

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Elmore County

Nathan’s Ridge

Off U.S. Highway 231
Wetumpka, Alabama
$576-615
1-2 BR
55+

Quail Run Apartments

32 Quail Run Dr
Tallassee, Alabama
$475-595
1-3 BR

Hillcrest Apartments

161 Hillcrest St
Tallassee, Alabama
Subsidized

Rolling Ridge Apartments

8657 US Highway 231
Wetumpka, Alabama
Subsidized

Tallassee Ha

601 Poplar St
Tallassee, Alabama

Tallassee Villas

165 E Patton St
Tallassee, Alabama
Subsidized

Rosewood Apartments

1 Rosewood Ln
Eclectic, Alabama
Subsidized

Tallassee Estates

119 Joy Street
Tallassee, Alabama

Tallassee Garden Apartments

220 Friendship Road
Tallassee, Alabama

Wetumpka Village

300 Rivercrest Cir
Wetumpka, Alabama

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Elmore 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 Elmore County, Alabama

Housing Authority Programs
Montgomery Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Elmore County, Alabama

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 552 affordable apartments for rent in Elmore County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Elmore County, Alabama

Elmore County features 381 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 Elmore County, Alabama

There are 171 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Elmore County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Elmore County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Elmore County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Elmore County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Elmore County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $823 and $1,005.

2022 Elmore 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
Elmore County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $643 $764 $914 $1,156 $1,494
Elmore County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $579 to $707 $688 to $840 $823 to $1,005 $1,040 to $1,272 $1,345 to $1,643

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Elmore County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 552
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 381
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.12%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $53,555 ±$1,980
Median Rent $785 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.79% ± 6pp
Total Population 80,763

Population and Household Demographics

Elmore County is a county in Alabama with a population of 80,763. There are 28,651 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 25.12% of households in Elmore County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Elmore County

The median gross income for households in Elmore County is $53,555 a year, or $4,463 a month. The median rent for the county is $785 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Elmore County, a household making less than $2,617 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Elmore County.

Area Median Income In Elmore 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 Elmore County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,500

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 Elmore 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 Elmore County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Elmore County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,900 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Elmore County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,450 $30,200 $34,000 $37,750 $40,800 $43,800 $46,850 $49,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Elmore County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,300 $48,350 $54,400 $60,400 $65,250 $70,100 $74,900 $79,750

Cities In Elmore County

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City Served By
Blue Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blue Ridge is the Montgomery Housing Authority.
Coosada The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coosada is the Montgomery Housing Authority.
Deatsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deatsville is the Montgomery Housing Authority.
Eclectic The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eclectic is the Montgomery Housing Authority.
Elmore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elmore is the Montgomery Housing Authority.
Emerald Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Emerald Mountain is the Montgomery Housing Authority.
Holtville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holtville is the Montgomery Housing Authority.
Redland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Redland is the Montgomery Housing Authority.
Tallassee The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tallassee are the Tallassee Housing Authority and Montgomery Housing Authority.
Wetumpka The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wetumpka is the Montgomery Housing Authority.