; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Piedmont, AL

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Piedmont Manor

400 S Harris Ave
Piedmont, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Piedmont Village

100 Hamilton Dr
Piedmont, Alabama
Rent Assisted

Craig Homes

112 Sanford Rd
Piedmont, Alabama
Public Housing
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Piedmont that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 280 low-income homes in Piedmont where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $260 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Piedmont, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Piedmont Housing Authority Public Housing
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Piedmont, Alabama Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Piedmont, Alabama

Piedmont features 280 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 Piedmont, Alabama

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Piedmont, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Piedmont, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $722 and $882.

2023 Piedmont, 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
Piedmont, Alabama Fair Market Rent $605 $609 $802 $1,088 $1,178
Piedmont, Alabama Payment Standard Range $545 to $666 $548 to $670 $722 to $882 $979 to $1,197 $1,060 to $1,296

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Piedmont, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 280
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 280
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.33
Median Household Income $28,884 ±$3,650
Median Rent $462 ±$74
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.48% ± 14.41pp
Total Population 4,767

Population and Household Demographics

Piedmont is a city in Calhoun County, Alabama with a population of 4,767. There are 2,045 households in the city with an average household size of 2.33 persons. 30.81% of households in Piedmont are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Piedmont

The median gross income for households in Piedmont is $28,884 a year, or $2,407 a month. The median rent for the city is $462 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Piedmont, a household making less than $1,540 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Piedmont.

Area Median Income In Piedmont

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 Piedmont, the AMI is calculated from all households within Calhoun County.

In Piedmont, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,100

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 Piedmont

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 Piedmont

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Piedmont AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,300 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,150 $48,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Piedmont AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,500 $29,150 $32,800 $36,400 $39,350 $42,250 $45,150 $48,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Piedmont AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,800 $46,600 $52,450 $58,250 $62,950 $67,600 $72,250 $76,900