Affordable Housing In Millry
Washington County, Alabama

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Millry

Westhaven Apartments

30744 Highway 17
Millry, Alabama
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Millry, Alabama

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Millry, Alabama

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Guide To Affordable Housing in Millry, Alabama

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 19 affordable apartments for rent in Millry, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Millry, Alabama

Millry features 0 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 Millry, Alabama

There are 19 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Millry.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Millry, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Millry, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $635 and $776.

2022 Millry, 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
Millry, Alabama Fair Market Rent $543 $566 $705 $901 $956
Millry, Alabama Payment Standard Range $489 to $597 $509 to $623 $635 to $776 $811 to $991 $860 to $1,052

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Millry, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 19
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.15%
Average Renter Household Size 3.38
Average Household Size 2.84
Median Household Income $37,813 ±$17,484
Median Rent $669 ±$79
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40% ± 26.59pp
Total Population 565

Population and Household Demographics

Millry is a city in Washington County, Alabama with a population of 565. There are 199 households in the city with an average household size of 2.84 persons. 30.15% of households in Millry are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Millry

The median gross income for households in Millry is $37,813 a year, or $3,151 a month. The median rent for the city is $669 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Millry, a household making less than $2,230 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40% of households who rent are overburdened in Millry.

Area Median Income In Millry

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 Millry, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Millry, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,800

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 Millry

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 Millry

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Millry 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 Millry 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 Millry 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