Affordable Housing In Lauderdale County
Alabama

Affordable Housing programs support 1,231 income based apartments in Lauderdale County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 680 affordable apartments in Lauderdale County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lauderdale County, Alabama

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Lauderdale County. Go to the Alabama Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Lauderdale County.

Creekview Village Senior Apartments

104 Creekview Village Place
Florence, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Southern Oaks Village

1301 Hermitage Drive
Florence, Alabama
$445-520
2-3 BR
Affordable

Carver Homes

1106 Carver Homes
Florence, Alabama

Magnolia Gardens, III

106 S Cedar St
Florence, Alabama
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Rogersville Park Apartments

7501 County Road 91
Rogersville, Alabama
Affordable

Weeden Heights Apartments

3610 Huntsville Rd
Florence, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Gresham Hills

200 Gresham Hills Ct
Florence, Alabama
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Heatherwood Apartments

504 Mars Hill Rd
Florence, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Montreat Apartments

1850 Darby Dr
Florence, Alabama
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Courtview Towers

201 N Pine St
Florence, Alabama
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Lauderdale County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Lauderdale County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Anderson, AL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Anderson.
Affordable Housing In Florence, AL Affordable Housing programs support 24 apartment communities in Florence.
Affordable Housing In Killen, AL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Killen.
Affordable Housing In Lexington, AL Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Lexington.
Affordable Housing In Rogersville, AL Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Rogersville.

Lauderdale County, Alabama Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lauderdale County, Alabama

Lauderdale County features 1,231 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 Lauderdale County, Alabama

There are 680 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lauderdale County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lauderdale County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lauderdale County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lauderdale County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lauderdale County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $730 and $892.

2023 Lauderdale 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
Lauderdale County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $574 $617 $811 $1,000 $1,249
Lauderdale County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $517 to $631 $555 to $679 $730 to $892 $900 to $1,100 $1,124 to $1,374

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lauderdale County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 35
Total Low Income Apartments 1,911
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,231
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.7%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $43,125 ±$1,602
Median Rent $593 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.3% ± 3.34pp
Total Population 92,737

Population and Household Demographics

Lauderdale County is a county in Alabama with a population of 92,737. There are 38,612 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 30.7% of households in Lauderdale County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lauderdale County

The median gross income for households in Lauderdale County is $43,125 a year, or $3,594 a month. The median rent for the county is $593 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lauderdale County, a household making less than $1,977 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Lauderdale County.

Area Median Income In Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,200

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 Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lauderdale County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,350 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lauderdale County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,900 $27,300 $30,700 $34,100 $36,850 $39,600 $42,300 $45,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lauderdale County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,200 $43,650 $49,100 $54,550 $58,950 $63,300 $67,650 $72,050