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Affordable Housing In Madison County
Alabama

51 Low Income Apartment Communities In Madison County

Patterson Place Apartments

2640 Blue Spring Rd NW
Huntsville, Alabama
$360-431
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Butler Terrace

206 Seminole Dr SW
Huntsville, Alabama
Income Based
1-5 BR
Family & Senior

Johnson Towers

216 Seminole Dr SW
Huntsville, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Accessible
62+

Searcy Homes

426 Dallas Ave NW
Huntsville, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-5 BR
Family & Senior

The Todd

204 Greene St NE
Huntsville, Alabama
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Accessible
62+

Gateway Place

715 Gallatin St SW
Huntsville, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Russel Erskine Apartments

115 Clinton Ave W
Huntsville, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Sparkman Homes

103 Mason Ct NW
Huntsville, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-5 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Family & Senior

Chadwick Place Apartments

240 Martin Road SW
Huntsville, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Northwoods

1402 Yukon St. NW
Huntsville, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Family & Senior
Accepts Vouchers

Other Housing Authorities located in Madison County

Housing Authority Programs
Huntsville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Madison County, Alabama

There are 51 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,888 affordable apartments for rent in Madison County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Madison County, Alabama

Madison County features 2,419 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 Madison County, Alabama

There are 1,469 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Madison County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Madison County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Madison County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Madison County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Madison County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 51
Total Low Income Apartments 3,888
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,419
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $57,993 ±$1,443
Median Rent $765 ±$14
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.01% ± 2.02pp
Total Population 346,438

Population and Household Demographics

Madison County is a County in Alabama with a population of 346,438. There are 137,767 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 32.26% of households in Madison County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Madison County

The median gross income for households in Madison County is $57,993 a year, or $4,833 a month. The median rent for the county is $765 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Madison County, a household making less than $2,550 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Madison County.1

Area Median Income In Madison 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 Madison 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 Madison 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 Madison 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 Madison County

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City Listings Served By
Huntsville 49 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Huntsville is the Huntsville Housing Authority.
New Hope 2
Gurley 0
Harvest 0
Hazel Green 0
Meridianville 0
Moores Mill 0
New Market 0
Owens Cross Roads 0
Redstone Arsenal 0
Triana 0