Affordable Housing In Marengo County
Alabama

17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marengo County

Arbours At Demopolis

1403 Alabama Hwy 43 S
Demopolis, Alabama
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Pinewood Manor

201 Bell Grayson Rd
Demopolis, Alabama
Subsidized

Martin Luther Homes

400 N Strawberry Ave
Demopolis, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lakepark Townhouses

739 N Walnut Ave
Demopolis, Alabama
Subsidized

Linden Village

2203 E Coats Ave
Linden, Alabama
Subsidized

Riverside Apartments

1800 Highway 43 S
Demopolis, Alabama
Subsidized

Bell Grayson Manor

199 Bell Grayson Rd
Demopolis, Alabama

Linden Park Apartments

100 Stough Ln
Linden, Alabama
Subsidized

Creekwood Apartments

601 E Boundary St
Demopolis, Alabama

Hillcrest Estates ( Fka Hillcrest Apartments )

501 Martin Luther King Dr
Linden, Alabama

Guide To Affordable Housing in Marengo County, Alabama

There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 883 affordable apartments for rent in Marengo County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Marengo County, Alabama

Marengo County features 567 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 Marengo County, Alabama

There are 316 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marengo County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marengo County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marengo County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Marengo County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marengo County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $666 and $814.

2023 Marengo 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
Marengo County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $560 $655 $740 $929 $1,109
Marengo County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $504 to $616 $590 to $721 $666 to $814 $836 to $1,022 $998 to $1,220

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Marengo County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 883
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 567
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.85%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $32,042 ±$2,576
Median Rent $530 ±$69
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.5% ± 7.19pp
Total Population 20,306

Population and Household Demographics

Marengo County is a county in Alabama with a population of 20,306. There are 8,281 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 29.85% of households in Marengo County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marengo County

The median gross income for households in Marengo County is $32,042 a year, or $2,670 a month. The median rent for the county is $530 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marengo County, a household making less than $1,767 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Marengo County.

Area Median Income In Marengo 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 Marengo County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,600

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 Marengo 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 Marengo County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Marengo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,950 $38,400 $40,900
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Marengo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,700 $24,800 $27,900 $30,950 $33,450 $35,950 $38,400 $40,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Marengo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,650 $39,600 $44,550 $49,500 $53,500 $57,450 $61,400 $65,350

Cities In Marengo County

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City Served By
Dayton
Demopolis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Demopolis is the Demopolis Housing Authority.
Faunsdale
Linden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Linden is the Housing Authority of the City of Linden.
Myrtlewood
Nanafalia
Providence
Putnam
Sweet Water
Thomaston