Affordable Housing In Lawrence County

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lawrence County

Town Creek Apartments

1 Auburn St
Town Creek, Alabama

Courtland Park Apartments

2961 Jefferson St
Courtland, Alabama

North Courtland Manor

1212 Harold Washington Ave
Courtland, Alabama

Moulton Village Apartments

3440 Byler Rd
Moulton, Alabama

Moulton Manor

111 Tommie Dr
Moulton, Alabama

Creekview Manor Apartments

1962 Alabama Hwy 20 W
Town Creek, Alabama

North Courtland Gardens

1171 Davis St
Courtland, Alabama

The Village

251 Hospital St
Moulton, Alabama
Disabled Supportive Housing

Alexander Terrace Apartments II

1155 Pickens St
Moulton, Alabama

Chickasaw Estates

234 Morgan St
Moulton, Alabama

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lawrence County, Alabama

There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 582 affordable apartments for rent in Lawrence County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Lawrence County, Alabama

Lawrence County features 458 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 Lawrence County, Alabama

There are 124 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lawrence County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lawrence County, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lawrence County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $648 and $792.

2022 Lawrence 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
Lawrence County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $554 $592 $720 $946 $1,009
Lawrence County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $499 to $609 $533 to $651 $648 to $792 $851 to $1,041 $908 to $1,110

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lawrence County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 582
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 458
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.89%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $40,003 ±$2,651
Median Rent $562 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.4% ± 5.49pp
Total Population 33,586

Population and Household Demographics

Lawrence County is a county in Alabama with a population of 33,586. There are 13,537 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 19.89% of households in Lawrence County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lawrence County

The median gross income for households in Lawrence County is $40,003 a year, or $3,334 a month. The median rent for the county is $562 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lawrence County, a household making less than $1,873 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.4% of households who rent are overburdened in Lawrence County.

Area Median Income In Lawrence 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 Lawrence County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,600

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 Lawrence 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 Lawrence County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lawrence County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,850 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lawrence County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,750 $28,250 $31,800 $35,300 $38,150 $40,950 $43,800 $46,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lawrence County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,550 $45,200 $50,850 $56,500 $61,050 $65,550 $70,100 $74,600

Cities In Lawrence County

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City Served By
Moulton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moulton is the Housing Authority of the City of Moulton Al.
North Courtland
Town Creek