Affordable Housing In Lowndes County

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lowndes County

Edgewood Manor

206 Edgewood Dr
Fort Deposit, Alabama

The Meadows Apartments

410 The Meadows
Hayneville, Alabama

Orchard Park Apartments

629 State Highway 21 S
Hayneville, Alabama

Pecan Grove Apartments

108A Pecan Grv
Fort Deposit, Alabama

Pecan Lane Apartments

23 Pecan St
Hayneville, Alabama

Hulett Townhouse

500 Magnolia St
Hayneville, Alabama


276 Smith St
Hayneville, Alabama

Fort Deposit

701 Edgewood St
Fort Deposit, Alabama
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Lowndes County, Alabama

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 265 affordable apartments for rent in Lowndes County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Lowndes County, Alabama

Lowndes County features 175 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 Lowndes County, Alabama

There are 90 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lowndes County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lowndes County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lowndes County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Lowndes County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lowndes County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $823 and $1,005.

2022 Lowndes 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
Lowndes County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $643 $764 $914 $1,156 $1,494
Lowndes County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $579 to $707 $688 to $840 $823 to $1,005 $1,040 to $1,272 $1,345 to $1,643

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lowndes County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 265
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 175
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.34%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $25,876 ±$2,478
Median Rent $568 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.01% ± 8.22pp
Total Population 10,742

Population and Household Demographics

Lowndes County is a county in Alabama with a population of 10,742. There are 4,282 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 26.34% of households in Lowndes County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lowndes County

The median gross income for households in Lowndes County is $25,876 a year, or $2,156 a month. The median rent for the county is $568 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lowndes County, a household making less than $1,893 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Lowndes County.

Area Median Income In Lowndes 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 Lowndes County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,500

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 Lowndes 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 Lowndes County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lowndes County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,900 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lowndes County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,450 $30,200 $34,000 $37,750 $40,800 $43,800 $46,850 $49,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lowndes County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,300 $48,350 $54,400 $60,400 $65,250 $70,100 $74,900 $79,750

Cities In Lowndes County

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City Served By
Fort Deposit The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Deposit is the Housing Authority of the Town of Fort Deposit.
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