Affordable Housing In Geneva County
Alabama

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Geneva County

Geneva Retirement Center

10 Briarcliff Rd
Geneva, Alabama
Subsidized

West Meadow II Apartments

325 N Glendale Ave
Geneva, Alabama
Subsidized

Holman Homes

200 Slocomb Rd
Hartford, Alabama

Geneva

1 N Wise St
Samson, Alabama

Carroll and Cole Homes

674 W Bateman Ave
Slocomb, Alabama

Geneva County Apts

Slocomb Villas
Slocomb, Alabama

West Meadow Apts I

911 West Meadow Avenue
Geneva, Alabama
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Geneva 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 Geneva County, Alabama

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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Geneva County, Alabama

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 410 affordable apartments for rent in Geneva County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Geneva County, Alabama

Geneva County features 410 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 Geneva County, Alabama

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Geneva County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Geneva County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Geneva County.

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

2022 Geneva 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
Geneva County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $561 $565 $705 $929 $1,043
Geneva County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $505 to $617 $509 to $622 $635 to $776 $836 to $1,022 $939 to $1,147

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Geneva County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 410
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 410
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.21%
Average Renter Household Size 2.62
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $36,024 ±$2,022
Median Rent $559 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.74% ± 6.71pp
Total Population 26,815

Population and Household Demographics

Geneva County is a county in Alabama with a population of 26,815. There are 10,754 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 25.21% of households in Geneva County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Geneva County

The median gross income for households in Geneva County is $36,024 a year, or $3,002 a month. The median rent for the county is $559 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Geneva County, a household making less than $1,863 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Geneva County.

Area Median Income In Geneva 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 Geneva County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,300

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 Geneva 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 Geneva County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Geneva County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,600 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Geneva County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,300 $27,750 $31,200 $34,650 $37,450 $40,200 $43,000 $45,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Geneva County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,850 $44,400 $49,950 $55,450 $59,900 $64,350 $68,800 $73,200

Cities In Geneva County

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City Served By
Black The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Black is the Dothan Housing Authority.
Coffee Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coffee Springs is the Dothan Housing Authority.
Eunola The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eunola is the Dothan Housing Authority.
Geneva The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Geneva is the Dothan Housing Authority.
Hartford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hartford are the Hartford Housing Authority and Dothan Housing Authority.
Malvern The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Malvern is the Dothan Housing Authority.
Samson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Samson is the Dothan Housing Authority.
Slocomb The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slocomb is the Dothan Housing Authority.
Taylor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taylor is the Dothan Housing Authority.