Affordable Housing In Hartselle
Morgan County, Alabama

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hartselle

Woodbridge Apartments

1040 Mountainview Rd NE
Hartselle, Alabama
1-3 BR

Collier Cove

546 Craft Ln NE
Hartselle, Alabama
2-3 BR

Rivers Edge Apartments

1416 Main St E
Hartselle, Alabama

Hartselle Group Home

1557 Highway 31 NW
Hartselle, Alabama
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hartselle Village

1004 Mitwede St SW
Hartselle, Alabama

Midway Manor Apartments

708 Midway St NW
Hartselle, Alabama

Hartselle Villas

907 Lane Rd NW
Hartselle, Alabama

Quail Run II

1000 Mitwede St SW
Hartselle, Alabama

Plantation Garden Apartments

1317 Sparkman St NW
Hartselle, Alabama

Hallmark Crestmoor

1060 Mountainview Rd NE
Hartselle, Alabama

Housing Authorities that serve Hartselle

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Hartselle Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hartselle, Alabama

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 623 affordable apartments for rent in Hartselle, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Hartselle, Alabama

Hartselle features 292 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 Hartselle, Alabama

There are 331 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hartselle.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hartselle, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hartselle, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $637 and $779.

2021 Hartselle, 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
Hartselle, Alabama Fair Market Rent $509 $574 $708 $925 $960
Hartselle, Alabama Payment Standard Range $458 to $560 $517 to $631 $637 to $779 $833 to $1,018 $864 to $1,056

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hartselle, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 623
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 292
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.49
Average Household Size 2.69
Median Household Income $53,878 ±$4,266
Median Rent $585 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.5% ± 10.14pp
Total Population 14,455

Population and Household Demographics

Hartselle is a city in Morgan County, Alabama with a population of 14,455. There are 5,376 households in the city with an average household size of 2.69 persons. 29.32% of households in Hartselle are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hartselle

The median gross income for households in Hartselle is $53,878 a year, or $4,490 a month. The median rent for the city is $585 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hartselle, a household making less than $1,950 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Hartselle.

Area Median Income In Hartselle

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 Hartselle, the AMI is calculated from all households within Morgan County.

In Hartselle, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,100

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 Hartselle

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 Hartselle

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hartselle AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,300 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $39,150 $41,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hartselle AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,100 $25,250 $28,400 $31,550 $34,100 $36,600 $39,150 $41,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hartselle AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,350 $40,400 $45,450 $50,500 $54,550 $58,600 $62,650 $66,700