Affordable Housing In Fayette County
Alabama

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fayette County

Mayfair Manor Apartments

705 7th St NE
Fayette, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Crestwood Manor Apartments

1135 County Highway 14
Winfield, Alabama
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Brookside Village Apartments

1640 2nd Ave NE
Fayette, Alabama

Terrace Park Apartments

744 6th St SW
Fayette, Alabama
Subsidized

Berry Manor

285 Mf Cannon St
Berry, Alabama
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Spring Hills Homes

5980 Hwy L59
Fayette, Alabama
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Johnston Place

416 16th St NE
Fayette, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

East Side Apartments

820 5th Ave NE
Fayette, Alabama

Bankhead Court Apartments

2705 US Highway 43
Winfield, Alabama

Shadowood Apartments

276 Regal St
Winfield, Alabama
Subsidized

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fayette County, Alabama

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 855 affordable apartments for rent in Fayette County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Fayette County, Alabama

Fayette County features 691 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 Fayette County, Alabama

There are 164 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fayette County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fayette County, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fayette County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $635 and $776.

2022 Fayette 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
Fayette County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $530 $609 $705 $871 $1,043
Fayette County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $477 to $583 $548 to $670 $635 to $776 $784 to $958 $939 to $1,147

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fayette County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 855
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 691
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $34,680 ±$2,112
Median Rent $469 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.74% ± 6.99pp
Total Population 16,896

Population and Household Demographics

Fayette County is a county in Alabama with a population of 16,896. There are 7,037 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 25.93% of households in Fayette County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fayette County

The median gross income for households in Fayette County is $34,680 a year, or $2,890 a month. The median rent for the county is $469 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fayette County, a household making less than $1,563 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Fayette County.

Area Median Income In Fayette 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 Fayette County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,100

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 Fayette 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 Fayette County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fayette 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 Fayette 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 Fayette 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 Fayette County

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City Served By
Belk
Berry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berry is the Housing Authority of the Town of Berry.
Fayette The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fayette is the Housing Authority of the City of Fayette.
Glen Allen
Gu Win
Gu-Win
Winfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winfield is the Winfield Housing Authority.