Affordable Housing In Jackson County
Alabama

29 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jackson County

Ridgecrest Apartments

117 Williams Ave
Bridgeport, Alabama
$380-441
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Orchard View Apartments

820 Snodgrass Road
Scottsboro, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accessible
55+
62+

Crawford Park

724 Snodgrass Rd
Scottsboro, Alabama
$422
2 BR
55+

Sunset Square II

406 W Cloverdale Rd
Scottsboro, Alabama
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Sunset Square

410 W Cloverdale Rd
Scottsboro, Alabama
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Valley View Apartments

3104 S Broad St
Scottsboro, Alabama
Subsidized

Cumberland Heights

5648 Tammy Little Dr
Section, Alabama
Subsidized

Austin Springs Apartments

716 Windsor Dr
Scottsboro, Alabama

Canyon View Apartments

108 Canyonview Drive
Pisgah, Alabama

Scottsboro East

86 Wall St
Scottsboro, Alabama
Subsidized

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jackson County, Alabama

There are 29 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,387 affordable apartments for rent in Jackson County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Jackson County, Alabama

Jackson County features 1,049 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 Jackson County, Alabama

There are 338 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jackson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jackson County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jackson County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Jackson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jackson County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $635 and $776.

2022 Jackson County, 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
Jackson County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $530 $595 $705 $871 $1,043
Jackson County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $477 to $583 $536 to $655 $635 to $776 $784 to $958 $939 to $1,147

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jackson County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 29
Total Low Income Apartments 1,387
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,049
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.46%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $37,745 ±$1,399
Median Rent $564 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.1% ± 4.9pp
Total Population 52,860

Population and Household Demographics

Jackson County is a county in Alabama with a population of 52,860. There are 20,431 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 26.46% of households in Jackson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jackson County

The median gross income for households in Jackson County is $37,745 a year, or $3,145 a month. The median rent for the county is $564 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jackson County, a household making less than $1,880 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Jackson County.

Area Median Income In Jackson County

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.

In Jackson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,700

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 Jackson County

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 Jackson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Jackson County 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 Jackson County 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 Jackson County 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

Cities In Jackson County

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City Served By
Bridgeport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bridgeport is the Housing Authority of the City of Bridgeport.
Dutton
Flat Rock
Hollywood
Hytop
Langston
Paint Rock
Pisgah
Pleasant Groves
Scottsboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scottsboro is the Scottsboro Housing Authority .
Section
Skyline
Stevenson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stevenson is the Stevenson Housing Authority.
Woodville