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Affordable Housing In Greenville
Butler County, Alabama

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greenville

Perdue Village Apartments

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

Commerce Street Manor Apartments

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

Bradley Homes 3

300 Executive Dr
Greenville, Alabama
Elderly Supportive Housing

Country Village Apartments

270 Executive Dr
Greenville, Alabama
Accepts Vouchers

Greenville Terrace

516 N Conecuh St
Greenville, Alabama

The Heatherton Apartments

50 School Highlands Rd
Greenville, Alabama
Accepts Vouchers

Pineview Apartments

790 Hardscramble Rd
Greenville, Alabama

Susanna Ridge

488 S Conecuh St
Greenville, Alabama
Accepts Vouchers

Greenville Village

592 Glendale Ave
Greenville, Alabama

Meadowview Apartments

809 Cedar St
Greenville, Alabama
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Greenville

Housing Authority Programs
Greenville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Greenville, Alabama

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 837 affordable apartments for rent in Greenville, Alabama.

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 $551 and $673.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $474 $521 $612 $782 $993
Payment Standard Range $427 to $521 $469 to $573 $551 to $673 $704 to $860 $894 to $1,092

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 $44,300

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 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

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 $27,850 $29,900 $31,950 $34,000
50% of Median $18,050 $20,600 $23,200 $25,750 $27,850 $29,900 $31,950 $34,000
80% of Median $28,850 $33,000 $37,100 $41,200 $44,500 $47,800 $51,100 $54,400