Affordable Housing In Hayneville
Lowndes County, Alabama

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hayneville

The Meadows Apartments

410 The Meadows
Hayneville, Alabama

Orchard Park Apartments

629 State Highway 21 S
Hayneville, Alabama

Pecan Lane Apartments

23 Pecan St
Hayneville, Alabama

Hulett Townhouse

500 Magnolia St
Hayneville, Alabama


276 Smith St
Hayneville, Alabama
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Hayneville, Alabama

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 132 affordable apartments for rent in Hayneville, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Hayneville, Alabama

Hayneville features 102 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 Hayneville, Alabama

There are 30 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hayneville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hayneville, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hayneville landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Hayneville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hayneville, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $823 and $1,005.

2022 Hayneville, 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
Hayneville, Alabama Fair Market Rent $643 $764 $914 $1,156 $1,494
Hayneville, Alabama Payment Standard Range $579 to $707 $688 to $840 $823 to $1,005 $1,040 to $1,272 $1,345 to $1,643

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hayneville, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 132
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 102
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.05%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $18,802 ±$2,204
Median Rent $480 ±$97
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.85% ± 18.33pp
Total Population 984

Population and Household Demographics

Hayneville is a city in Lowndes County, Alabama with a population of 984. There are 394 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 53.05% of households in Hayneville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hayneville

The median gross income for households in Hayneville is $18,802 a year, or $1,567 a month. The median rent for the city is $480 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hayneville, a household making less than $1,600 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Hayneville.

Area Median Income In Hayneville

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 Hayneville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lowndes County.

In Hayneville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,500

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 Hayneville

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 Hayneville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hayneville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,900 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hayneville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,450 $30,200 $34,000 $37,750 $40,800 $43,800 $46,850 $49,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hayneville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,300 $48,350 $54,400 $60,400 $65,250 $70,100 $74,900 $79,750