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Affordable Housing In Fort Rucker
Dale County, Alabama

Housing Authorities that serve Fort Rucker

Housing Authority Programs
Dothan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
MCHA Communities LLC Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fort Rucker, Alabama

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Fort Rucker, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Fort Rucker, Alabama

Fort Rucker features 0 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 Fort Rucker, Alabama

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fort Rucker.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fort Rucker, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fort Rucker, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $551 and $673.

2020 Fort Rucker, 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
Fair Market Rent $498 $501 $612 $829 $1,075
Payment Standard Range $448 to $548 $451 to $551 $551 to $673 $746 to $912 $968 to $1,183

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fort Rucker, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 100%
Average Renter Household Size 3.34
Average Household Size 3.34
Median Household Income $59,265 ±$9,828
Median Rent $1,230 ±$84
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.08% ± 10.09pp
Total Population 4,895

Population and Household Demographics

Fort Rucker is a City in Dale County, Alabama with a population of 4,895. There are 1,230 households in the city with an average household size of 3.34 persons. 100% of households in Fort Rucker are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fort Rucker

The median gross income for households in Fort Rucker is $59,265 a year, or $4,939 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,230 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fort Rucker, a household making less than $4,100 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Fort Rucker.1

Area Median Income In Fort Rucker

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 Fort Rucker, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dale County.

In Fort Rucker, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,500

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 Fort Rucker

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 Fort Rucker

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $33,950 $36,300 $38,650
50% of Median $20,500 $23,400 $26,350 $29,250 $31,600 $33,950 $36,300 $38,650
80% of Median $32,800 $37,450 $42,150 $46,800 $50,550 $54,300 $58,050 $61,800