; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Hamilton, AL

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Weston Apartments

671 County HWY 25
Hamilton, Alabama
Rent Assisted


690 Bexar Ave E
Hamilton, Alabama
Public Housing

Ashwood Apartments

166 1st St SE
Hamilton, Alabama
S. 202

Hamilton Manor

3060 Steele St
Hamilton, Alabama
S. 811 Supportive

Lakeside Village Apartments

790 County Highway 42
Hamilton, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Shadow Lake Apartments

740 County Highway 42
Hamilton, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Hamilton Villas

512 Military Trail
Hamilton, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Hamilton Place

245 Lovers Lane
Hamilton, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Franklin Apartments

247 Normandy Drive
Hamilton, Alabama
Rent Assisted
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There are 142 low-income apartments in Hamilton that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 404 low-income homes in Hamilton where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $241 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Hamilton, 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
Hamilton 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 Hamilton.

Hamilton, Alabama Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Hamilton, Alabama

Hamilton features 404 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 Hamilton, Alabama

There are 142 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hamilton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hamilton, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hamilton landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Hamilton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hamilton, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $666 and $814.

2023 Hamilton, 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
Hamilton, Alabama Fair Market Rent $495 $562 $740 $960 $1,260
Hamilton, Alabama Payment Standard Range $446 to $545 $506 to $618 $666 to $814 $864 to $1,056 $1,134 to $1,386

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hamilton, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 546
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 404
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $33,053 ±$6,711
Median Rent $524 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.69% ± 14.55pp
Total Population 6,814

Population and Household Demographics

Hamilton is a city in Marion County, Alabama with a population of 6,814. There are 2,601 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 33.72% of households in Hamilton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hamilton

The median gross income for households in Hamilton is $33,053 a year, or $2,754 a month. The median rent for the city is $524 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hamilton, a household making less than $1,747 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Hamilton.

Area Median Income In Hamilton

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 Hamilton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marion County.

In Hamilton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,700

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 Hamilton

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 Hamilton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hamilton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $37,850 $40,450 $43,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hamilton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $40,450 $43,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hamilton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,550 $41,750 $46,950 $52,150 $56,350 $60,500 $64,700 $68,850