Affordable Housing In Macon County
Alabama

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Macon County

Cypress Village Apartments

508 W Montgomery Rd
Tuskegee, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

E D. Nixon Apartments

2005 Nixon St
Tuskegee, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Capricorn Village Apartments

2100 Martin Luther King Hwy
Tuskegee, Alabama
Subsidized

The Sojourner, Inc

216 L Overture Cir
Tuskegee, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lakeshore Apartments III

205 Lakeview Rd
Tuskegee, Alabama
Subsidized

Pinecrest Apartments

4106 Joshua Ln
Tuskegee, Alabama
Subsidized

Capricorn Apartments

2000 W Martin Luther King Hwy
Tuskegee, Alabama

Windover Apartments

102 Lynn Dr
Tuskegee, Alabama

Capricorn Apartments

205 Capricorn Blvd
Tuskegee, Alabama

Pathway Apartments

50200 Redwood Dr
Tuskegee, Alabama

Guide To Affordable Housing in Macon County, Alabama

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,000 affordable apartments for rent in Macon County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Macon County, Alabama

Macon County features 697 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 Macon County, Alabama

There are 303 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Macon County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Macon County, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Macon County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $653 and $799.

2022 Macon 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
Macon County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $546 $552 $726 $915 $1,243
Macon County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $491 to $601 $497 to $607 $653 to $799 $824 to $1,007 $1,119 to $1,367

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Macon County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 1,000
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 697
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.04%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $30,738 ±$2,093
Median Rent $592 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.91% ± 5.19pp
Total Population 20,018

Population and Household Demographics

Macon County is a county in Alabama with a population of 20,018. There are 8,009 households in the county with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 35.04% of households in Macon County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Macon County

The median gross income for households in Macon County is $30,738 a year, or $2,562 a month. The median rent for the county is $592 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Macon County, a household making less than $1,973 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Macon County.

Area Median Income In Macon 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 Macon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,200

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 Macon 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 Macon County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Macon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,750 $38,200 $40,700
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Macon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,600 $24,650 $27,750 $30,800 $33,300 $35,750 $38,200 $40,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Macon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,550 $39,450 $44,400 $49,300 $53,250 $57,200 $61,150 $65,100

Cities In Macon County

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Tuskegee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tuskegee is the Tuskegee Housing Authority.