Affordable Housing In Greenville
Butler County, Alabama

Affordable Housing programs support 590 income based apartments in Greenville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 247 affordable apartments in Greenville that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Greenville, Alabama

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Greenville.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the Alabama Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Greenville.

Country Village Apartments

270 Executive Dr
Greenville, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Perdue Village Apartments

495 Perdue Pl
Greenville, Alabama
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Commerce Street Manor Apartments

100 Manor Ct
Greenville, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Bradley Homes 3

300 Executive Dr
Greenville, Alabama
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing

Greenville Terrace

516 N Conecuh St
Greenville, Alabama
Rent Assisted

The Heatherton Apartments

50 School Highlands Rd
Greenville, Alabama

Pineview Apartments

790 Hardscramble Rd
Greenville, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Susanna Ridge

488 S Conecuh St
Greenville, Alabama

Greenville Village

592 Glendale Ave
Greenville, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Meadowview Apartments

809 Cedar St
Greenville, Alabama
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Affordable Housing Near Greenville

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Greenville, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Greenville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Alabama Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Greenville.

Greenville, Alabama Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Greenville, Alabama

Greenville features 590 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 Greenville, Alabama

There are 247 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greenville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greenville, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greenville, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $685 and $837.

2023 Greenville, 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
Greenville, Alabama Fair Market Rent $576 $664 $761 $926 $1,022
Greenville, Alabama Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $598 to $730 $685 to $837 $833 to $1,019 $920 to $1,124

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Greenville, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 837
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 590
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.36
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $29,741 ±$2,591
Median Rent $563 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.91% ± 9.8pp
Total Population 7,912

Population and Household Demographics

Greenville is a city in Butler County, Alabama with a population of 7,912. There are 3,114 households in the city with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 45.76% of households in Greenville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greenville

The median gross income for households in Greenville is $29,741 a year, or $2,478 a month. The median rent for the city is $563 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greenville, a household making less than $1,877 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Greenville.

Area Median Income In Greenville

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 Greenville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Butler County.

In Greenville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,100

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 Greenville

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 Greenville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Greenville 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 Greenville 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 Greenville 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