Affordable Housing In Jemison
Chilton County, Alabama

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jemison

Jemison Villas

2040 AL Highway 191
Jemison, Alabama

Quail Ridge Apartments

200 Princeton Ln
Jemison, Alabama
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Jemison, Alabama

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 72 affordable apartments for rent in Jemison, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Jemison, Alabama

Jemison features 24 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 Jemison, Alabama

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jemison.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jemison, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jemison, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $680 and $831.

2023 Jemison, 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
Jemison, Alabama Fair Market Rent $617 $634 $755 $1,036 $1,040
Jemison, Alabama Payment Standard Range $555 to $679 $571 to $697 $680 to $831 $932 to $1,140 $936 to $1,144

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Jemison, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 72
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.33%
Average Renter Household Size 3.78
Average Household Size 2.84
Median Household Income $38,500 ±$10,561
Median Rent $605 ±$108
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 64.81% ± 25.35pp
Total Population 2,627

Population and Household Demographics

Jemison is a city in Chilton County, Alabama with a population of 2,627. There are 926 households in the city with an average household size of 2.84 persons. 23.33% of households in Jemison are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jemison

The median gross income for households in Jemison is $38,500 a year, or $3,208 a month. The median rent for the city is $605 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jemison, a household making less than $2,017 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 64.81% of households who rent are overburdened in Jemison.

Area Median Income In Jemison

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 Jemison, the AMI is calculated from all households within Chilton County.

In Jemison, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,100

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 Jemison

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 Jemison

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Jemison AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,700 $39,200 $41,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Jemison AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,150 $25,300 $28,450 $31,600 $34,150 $36,700 $39,200 $41,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Jemison AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,400 $40,450 $45,500 $50,550 $54,600 $58,650 $62,700 $66,750