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Affordable Housing In Newville
Henry County, Alabama

Housing Authorities that serve Newville

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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Newville, Alabama

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Newville, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Newville, Alabama

Newville 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 Newville, Alabama

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Newville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Newville, Alabama

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

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

2020 Newville, 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 $479 $520 $612 $815 $1,075
Payment Standard Range $431 to $527 $468 to $572 $551 to $673 $734 to $897 $968 to $1,183

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Newville, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.32%
Average Renter Household Size 3.07
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $31,172 ±$6,133
Median Rent $447 ±$120
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.73% ± 35.69pp
Total Population 509

Population and Household Demographics

Newville is a city in Henry County, Alabama with a population of 509. There are 209 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 26.32% of households in Newville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Newville

The median gross income for households in Newville is $31,172 a year, or $2,598 a month. The median rent for the city is $447 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Newville, a household making less than $1,490 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Newville.

Area Median Income In Newville

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 Newville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Henry County.

In Newville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,700

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 Newville

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 Newville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,650 $37,050 $39,450
50% of Median $20,900 $23,900 $26,900 $29,850 $32,250 $34,650 $37,050 $39,450
80% of Median $33,450 $38,200 $43,000 $47,750 $51,600 $55,400 $59,250 $63,050