Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Jasper, AL

Discover affordable housing in Jasper where there are 12+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Piney Grove Apartments

74 Piney Grove Dr, Jasper, Alabama 35504

East Elderly Village

1108 24th St SE, Jasper, Alabama 35501

High Forest Apartments II

77 High Forest Ln, Jasper, Alabama 35501

The Village at Blackwell Farms

504 Blackwell Dairy Rd, Jasper, Alabama 35504

Westfork Apartments

8th St NW, Jasper, Alabama 35503

Mountainside Apartments

19 Mountainside Cir, Jasper, Alabama 35504

Sunburst Homes

1901 10th Ave, Jasper, Alabama 35501

Jasper Group Home

9670 Smith Lake Dam Rd, Jasper, Alabama 35504

Bankhead Carver Apartments

2401 7th Ave, Jasper, Alabama 35501

Petree Mathews Apartments

1000 Petree Cir, Jasper, Alabama 35501

Blanton Apartments

1005 22nd St W, Jasper, Alabama 35501

Haley Homes

301 23rd St E, Jasper, Alabama 35501

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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Jasper, Alabama
$8.98 (+124%) more than Alabama minimum wage and $8.98 (+124%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Jasper, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Jasper, Alabama.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Jasper, Alabama.

Go to the Alabama Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Jasper.

How many renters live in Jasper, Alabama?

The City of Jasper has 14,453 people living in 5,060 households.

There are 4,628 renters living in 1,746 renter households in this City. Renters make up 32.02 percent of the population living in Jasper.

What is the rental market like in Jasper, Alabama?

There are an estimated 5,841 housing units in the Jasper area. Of these, 1,996 units are rental homes, making up 34 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Jasper, Alabama, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Jasper?

The rental vacancy rate in Jasper is 9 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Jasper for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Jasper
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
93 290 833 446 84
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Jasper

A large number of apartments in Jasper have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Jasper are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 30 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 15 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Jasper

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $642 to $1,294. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $642
One BR $652
Two BR $857
Three BR $1,208
Four BR $1,294
2024 Fair Market Rents in Jasper, Alabama

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Jasper?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 53 57 percent
One BR 222 77 percent
Two BR 586 70 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Jasper, Alabama

How many affordable rental units are in Jasper?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Jasper, Alabama including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 233
Public Housing 320
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 65
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 1
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Jasper, Alabama

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Jasper, Alabama

Jasper features 517 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 Jasper, Alabama

There are 185 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jasper.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jasper, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jasper, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $771 and $943.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.