Affordable Housing In Marengo County
17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marengo County
Other Housing Authorities located in Marengo County
|Demopolis Housing Authority||Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of the City of Linden||Public Housing|
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.
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|
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.1
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 $47,700
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 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
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,490||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$27,850||$29,900||$31,950||$34,000|
|50% of Median||$18,050||$20,600||$23,200||$25,750||$27,850||$29,900||$31,950||$34,000|
|80% of Median||$28,850||$33,000||$37,100||$41,200||$44,500||$47,800||$51,100||$54,400|
Cities In Marengo County
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|Demopolis||12||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Demopolis is the Demopolis Housing Authority.|
|Linden||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Linden is the Housing Authority of the City of Linden.|