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

Discover affordable housing in Roanoke where there are 11+ 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.

Alfred Radney Apartments

241 County Road 79, Roanoke, Alabama 36274

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accessibility Accessible

Roanoke Gdn Estates

1200 Rebecca Ln, Roanoke, Alabama 36274

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payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Roanoke Garden Apartments

468 Rebecca Ln, Roanoke, Alabama 36274

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payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Roanoke Arms Apartments

364 Field St, Roanoke, Alabama 36274

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payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based

Rock Mills Gdn Apartments

341 Co Rd 75, Roanoke, Alabama 36274

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payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Wellington Terrace

149 County Road 79, Roanoke, Alabama 36274

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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Emery Pointe

159 County Road 79, Roanoke, Alabama 36274

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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Knollwood Retirement Center

1725 Highway 431, Roanoke, Alabama 36274

payment Subsidized

Northgate Apartments

Franklin Rd, Roanoke, Alabama 36274

Harvey Enloe Homes

219 Avenue A, Roanoke, Alabama 36274

payment Subsidized

Roanoke Townhouses

227 Peachtree St, Roanoke, Alabama 36274

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Roanoke, 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
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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.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Roanoke, Alabama
$16.23/hour
$8.98 (+124%) more than Alabama minimum wage and $8.98 (+124%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Roanoke, 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 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Moving to Work programs for Roanoke, Alabama.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Roanoke, Alabama.

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

How many renters live in Roanoke, Alabama?

The City of Roanoke has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 25.66 percent of the population living in Roanoke.

What is the rental market like in Roanoke, Alabama?

There are an estimated housing units in the Roanoke area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Roanoke, Alabama, there are 1.3 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Roanoke?

The rental vacancy rate in Roanoke is 23 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 Roanoke for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Roanoke
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 215 194 188 34
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Roanoke

A large number of apartments in Roanoke 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 Roanoke

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $642 to $1,283. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $642
One BR $763
Two BR $857
Three BR $1,208
Four BR $1,283
2024 Fair Market Rents in Roanoke, Alabama

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

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
One BR 215 100 percent
Two BR 142 73 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Roanoke, Alabama

How many affordable rental units are in Roanoke?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Roanoke, Alabama

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

Income Based Apartments in Roanoke, Alabama

Roanoke features 204 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 Roanoke, Alabama

There are 160 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Roanoke.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Roanoke, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Roanoke landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Roanoke.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Roanoke, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $771 and $943.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.