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Affordable Housing In Midland City
Dale County, Alabama

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Midland City

Midtown Apartments

100 Midtown Ave
Midland City, Alabama

Midtown Apartments I

15 Green Ct
Midland City, Alabama

Midtown Apartments II

28 Newberry Cir
Midland City, Alabama

Wood Springs Place

16940 S US Highway 231
Midland City, Alabama
Accepts Vouchers

Daniel - Lewis Homes

632 Kelly Ave
Midland City, Alabama
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Housing Authorities that serve Midland City

Housing Authority Programs
Dothan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
MCHA Communities LLC Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Midland City, Alabama

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 239 affordable apartments for rent in Midland City, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Midland City, Alabama

Midland City features 112 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 Midland City, Alabama

There are 127 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Midland City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Midland City, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Midland City, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $551 and $673.

2020 Midland City, 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
Fair Market Rent $498 $501 $612 $829 $1,075
Payment Standard Range $448 to $548 $451 to $551 $551 to $673 $746 to $912 $968 to $1,183

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Midland City, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 239
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 112
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 56.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $27,163 ±$3,224
Median Rent $492 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.08% ± 14.86pp
Total Population 2,151

Population and Household Demographics

Midland City is a City in Dale County, Alabama with a population of 2,151. There are 828 households in the city with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 56.88% of households in Midland City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Midland City

The median gross income for households in Midland City is $27,163 a year, or $2,264 a month. The median rent for the city is $492 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Midland City, a household making less than $1,640 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Midland City.1

Area Median Income In Midland City

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Midland City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dale County.

In Midland City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,500

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 Midland City

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 Midland City

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 $30,170 $33,950 $36,300 $38,650
50% of Median $20,500 $23,400 $26,350 $29,250 $31,600 $33,950 $36,300 $38,650
80% of Median $32,800 $37,450 $42,150 $46,800 $50,550 $54,300 $58,050 $61,800