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Affordable Housing In Limestone County

42 Low Income Apartment Communities In Limestone County

Bonnie Doone Apartments

100 E Sanderfer Rd
Athens, Alabama
1-3 BR

Cottonwood Apartments

209 Southwind Dr
Athens, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Lakeview Apartments

3120 Sumac Rd SW
Decatur, Alabama

Presbyterian Towers

1824 Presbyterian Dr SW
Decatur, Alabama
Elderly Supportive Housing

Elmwood Apartments

1410 E Elm St
Athens, Alabama

Ardmore Park Apartments

29430 Ardmore Park
Ardmore, Alabama

Ardmore Village Apartments

29750 1st Ave
Ardmore, Alabama

Dublin Village

106 W Dublin Dr
Madison, Alabama
Elderly Supportive Housing

Wesley Acres Addition

700 Cedar Lake Rd SW
Decatur, Alabama
Elderly Supportive Housing

Athens Village Apartments

1713 W Elm St
Athens, Alabama

Other Housing Authorities located in Limestone County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Athens Al Public Housing
Triana Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Limestone County, Alabama

There are 42 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,010 affordable apartments for rent in Limestone County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Limestone County, Alabama

Limestone County features 1,885 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 Limestone County, Alabama

There are 1,125 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Limestone County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Limestone County, Alabama

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

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Limestone County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 42
Total Low Income Apartments 3,010
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,885
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.73%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 2.64
Median Household Income $49,570 ±$1,409
Median Rent $616 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.95% ± 4.37pp
Total Population 88,805

Population and Household Demographics

Limestone County is a County in Alabama with a population of 88,805. There are 32,213 households in the county with an average household size of 2.64 persons. 23.73% of households in Limestone County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Limestone County

The median gross income for households in Limestone County is $49,570 a year, or $4,131 a month. The median rent for the county is $616 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Limestone County, a household making less than $2,053 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.95% of households who rent are overburdened in Limestone County.1

Area Median Income In Limestone 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 Limestone County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,900

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 Limestone 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 Limestone County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,850 $20,400 $22,950 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $29,750 $34,000 $38,250 $42,450 $45,850 $49,250 $52,650 $56,050
80% of Median $47,550 $54,350 $61,150 $67,900 $73,350 $78,800 $84,200 $89,650

Cities In Limestone County

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City Listings Served By
Athens 15 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Athens is the Housing Authority of the City of Athens Al.
Decatur 14 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Decatur is the Decatur Housing Authority.
Madison 9
Ardmore 3
Elkmont 1
Lester 0
Mooresville 0