Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Piedmont, AL

Discover affordable housing in Piedmont where there are 3+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Piedmont Manor

400 S Harris Ave, Piedmont, Alabama 36272

Piedmont Village

100 Hamilton Dr, Piedmont, Alabama 36272

Craig Homes

112 Sanford Rd, Piedmont, Alabama 36272

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Piedmont, Alabama

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Piedmont, Alabama
$9.85 (+136%) more than Alabama minimum wage and $9.85 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Piedmont, Alabama.

Go to the Alabama Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Piedmont.

How many renters live in Piedmont, Alabama?

The City of Piedmont has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 42.28 percent of the population living in Piedmont.

What is the rental market like in Piedmont, Alabama?

There are an estimated housing units in the Piedmont area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Piedmont, Alabama, there are 1.12 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Piedmont?

The rental vacancy rate in Piedmont is 10 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Piedmont for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Piedmont
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
14 69 373 138 31
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Piedmont

A large number of apartments in Piedmont have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Piedmont

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $683 to $1,319. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $683
One BR $687
Two BR $903
Three BR $1,243
Four BR $1,319
2024 Fair Market Rents in Piedmont, Alabama

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Piedmont?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 10 71 percent
One BR 69 100 percent
Two BR 257 69 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Piedmont, Alabama

How many affordable rental units are in Piedmont?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Piedmont, Alabama including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Piedmont, Alabama

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

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 $813 and $993.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.