Affordable Housing In Montgomery County
Waiting List Openings In Montgomery County
|Montgomery Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher||Open Soon|
56 Low Income Apartment Communities In Montgomery County
Housing Authorities that serve Montgomery County
|Montgomery Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Homeownership|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Montgomery County, Alabama
There are 56 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,540 affordable apartments for rent in Montgomery County, Alabama.
Income Based Apartments in Montgomery County, Alabama
Montgomery County features 2,706 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 Montgomery County, Alabama
There are 2,834 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Montgomery County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Montgomery County, Alabama
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Montgomery County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Montgomery County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Montgomery County, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $817 and $999.
2021 Montgomery 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|
|Montgomery County, Alabama Fair Market Rent||$640||$766||$908||$1,148||$1,520|
|Montgomery County, Alabama Payment Standard Range||$576 to $704||$689 to $843||$817 to $999||$1,033 to $1,263||$1,368 to $1,672|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Montgomery County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||56|
|Total Low Income Apartments||5,540|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||2,706|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||40.8%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.45|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Median Household Income||$44,369 ±$1,030|
|Median Rent||$814 ±$12|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||48.4% ± 2.31pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Montgomery County is a county in Alabama with a population of 228,138. There are 89,532 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 40.8% of households in Montgomery County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Montgomery County
The median gross income for households in Montgomery County is $44,369 a year, or $3,697 a month. The median rent for the county is $814 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Montgomery County, a household making less than $2,713 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.4% of households who rent are overburdened in Montgomery County.
Area Median Income In Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,700
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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Montgomery County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Montgomery County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Montgomery County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Montgomery County
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|Montgomery||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montgomery is the Montgomery Housing Authority.|
|Pike Road||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pike Road is the Montgomery Housing Authority.|