Affordable Housing In Marion County
Alabama

25 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marion County

Lawrence Plaza IV Apartments

385 Burleson Rd
Guin, Alabama
Subsidized

Ashwood Apartments

166 1st St SE
Hamilton, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hamilton Manor

3060 Steele St
Hamilton, Alabama
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Royal Oak Apartments

2409 Royal Oak Cir
Haleyville, Alabama

Weston Apartments

671 County HWY 25
Hamilton, Alabama
Subsidized

Genesis House

2107 9th Ave
Haleyville, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Fairview Apartments

2408 Fairview Cir
Haleyville, Alabama

Shadybrook Apartments

2403 Greenleaf Dr
Haleyville, Alabama

Shadow Lake Apartments

740 County Highway 42
Hamilton, Alabama

Shadybrook Apartments

2409 Shadybrook Ln
Haleyville, Alabama
Subsidized

Guide To Affordable Housing in Marion County, Alabama

There are 25 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,852 affordable apartments for rent in Marion County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Marion County, Alabama

Marion County features 1,534 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 Marion County, Alabama

There are 318 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marion County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marion County, Alabama

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

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

2023 Marion 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
Marion County, Alabama Fair Market Rent $495 $562 $740 $960 $1,260
Marion County, Alabama Payment Standard Range $446 to $545 $506 to $618 $666 to $814 $864 to $1,056 $1,134 to $1,386

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Marion County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 25
Total Low Income Apartments 1,852
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,534
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.09
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $32,299 ±$2,084
Median Rent $485 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.89% ± 7.06pp
Total Population 30,387

Population and Household Demographics

Marion County is a county in Alabama with a population of 30,387. There are 12,714 households in the county with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 24.53% of households in Marion County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marion County

The median gross income for households in Marion County is $32,299 a year, or $2,692 a month. The median rent for the county is $485 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marion County, a household making less than $1,617 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Marion County.

Area Median Income In Marion 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 Marion County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,700

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 Marion 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 Marion County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Marion 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 Marion 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 Marion 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 Marion County

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City Served By
Bear Creek
Brilliant
Guin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Guin is the Guin Housing Authority.
Hackleburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hackleburg is the Hackleburg Housing Authority.
Haleyville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haleyville is the Haleyville Housing Authority.
Hamilton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamilton is the Hamilton Housing Authority.
Twin