Affordable Housing In Limestone County
Alabama

48 Low Income Apartment Communities In Limestone County

Oakview Apartments

1111 Juniper Private Circle
Athens, Alabama

Triana Ha

106A 8th St
Madison, Alabama

River Valley Apartments

217 Cedar Lake Rd SW
Decatur, Alabama

Madison Homes

105 Angela Dr
Madison, Alabama

Greenridge Apartments

25600 Smithfield Rd
Elkmont, Alabama
Subsidized

Wesley Glen

702 Cedar Lake Rd SW
Decatur, Alabama

Eagle Pointe Apartments

140 Royal Dr
Madison, Alabama

Twin Oaks ( Fka Decatur Duplex )

3205 Central Pkwy SW
Decatur, Alabama

Windscape Apartments

2220 Windscape Dr
Athens, Alabama

Guide To Affordable Housing in Limestone County, Alabama

There are 48 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,359 affordable apartments for rent in Limestone County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Limestone County, Alabama

Limestone County features 2,050 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 1,231 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.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Limestone County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $926 and $1,132.

2023 Limestone 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
Limestone County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $737 $872 $1,029 $1,354 $1,612
Limestone County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $663 to $811 $785 to $959 $926 to $1,132 $1,219 to $1,489 $1,451 to $1,773

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Limestone County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 48
Total Low Income Apartments 3,359
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,050
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.

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 $92,700

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Limestone County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,500 $22,250 $25,050 $27,800 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Limestone County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,450 $37,100 $41,750 $46,350 $50,100 $53,800 $57,500 $61,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Limestone County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$51,950 $59,350 $66,750 $74,150 $80,100 $86,050 $91,950 $97,900

Cities In Limestone County

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City Served By
Ardmore
Athens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Athens is the Housing Authority of the City of Athens Al.
Decatur The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Decatur is the Decatur Housing Authority.
Elkmont
Lester
Madison
Mooresville