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Affordable Housing In Ozark
Dale County, Alabama

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ozark

Ozark Group Home

306 Harris Rd
Ozark, Alabama
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ozark Manor

1515 Mixon School Rd
Ozark, Alabama

Fuqua - Walding Apartments

1525 Mixon School Rd
Ozark, Alabama

Harris Hills Apartments

1177 Harris Rd
Ozark, Alabama
Accepts Vouchers

Brookridge Apartments

261 Valentine St
Ozark, Alabama
Accepts Vouchers

Oakview Manor Retirement Center

929 Mixon School Rd
Ozark, Alabama

Ozark Ha

224 Ross Dr
Ozark, Alabama

Arrow Head Apartments

1926 S Union Ave
Ozark, Alabama
Accepts Vouchers

Herring Hillcrest Homes

121 Stokes Ave
Ozark, Alabama

Glenway Homes

115 Larry Ct
Ozark, Alabama

Housing Authorities that serve Ozark

Housing Authority Programs
Ozark Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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 Ozark, Alabama

There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 770 affordable apartments for rent in Ozark, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Ozark, Alabama

Ozark features 675 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 Ozark, Alabama

There are 95 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ozark.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ozark, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ozark landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Ozark.

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

2020 Ozark, 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.

Ozark, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 770
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 675
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $37,813 ±$3,257
Median Rent $558 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.07% ± 7.53pp
Total Population 14,786

Population and Household Demographics

Ozark is a city in Dale County, Alabama with a population of 14,786. There are 6,033 households in the city with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 35.54% of households in Ozark are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ozark

The median gross income for households in Ozark is $37,813 a year, or $3,151 a month. The median rent for the city is $558 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ozark, a household making less than $1,860 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Ozark.

Area Median Income In Ozark

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 Ozark, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dale County.

In Ozark, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,500

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 Ozark

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 Ozark

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 $33,350 $35,650 $37,950
50% of Median $20,150 $23,000 $25,900 $28,750 $31,050 $33,350 $35,650 $37,950
80% of Median $32,200 $36,800 $41,400 $46,000 $49,700 $53,400 $57,050 $60,750