Affordable Housing In Robertsdale
Baldwin County, Alabama

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Robertsdale

Briarwood Estates

19038 Fairground Rd
Robertsdale, Alabama
1-3 BR

Hilltop Apartments

19619 Wilters St
Robertsdale, Alabama

Robertsdale Village

22625 Mattingly St
Robertsdale, Alabama

Annandale Park Apartments

21325 Annandale Dr
Robertsdale, Alabama


21635 Sandy Springs Cir
Robertsdale, Alabama

Sandlewood Manor

22575 Mattingly St
Robertsdale, Alabama

Anderson Court

2270 St Paul St
Robertsdale, Alabama

Belle Isle Apartments

18720 US Highway 90
Robertsdale, Alabama


19096 Fairground Rd
Robertsdale, Alabama

Robertsdale Garden Townhouses

19119 Us Highway 90
Robertsdale, Alabama
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Robertsdale, Alabama

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 498 affordable apartments for rent in Robertsdale, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Robertsdale, Alabama

Robertsdale features 36 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 Robertsdale, Alabama

There are 462 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Robertsdale.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Robertsdale, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Robertsdale landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Robertsdale.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Robertsdale, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $915 and $1,119.

2022 Robertsdale, 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
Robertsdale, Alabama Fair Market Rent $772 $777 $1,017 $1,348 $1,715
Robertsdale, Alabama Payment Standard Range $695 to $849 $699 to $855 $915 to $1,119 $1,213 to $1,483 $1,544 to $1,887

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Robertsdale, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 498
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 36
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.80
Average Household Size 2.86
Median Household Income $47,364 ±$7,592
Median Rent $836 ±$64
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.27% ± 14.94pp
Total Population 5,656

Population and Household Demographics

Robertsdale is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama with a population of 5,656. There are 1,920 households in the city with an average household size of 2.86 persons. 36.35% of households in Robertsdale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Robertsdale

The median gross income for households in Robertsdale is $47,364 a year, or $3,947 a month. The median rent for the city is $836 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Robertsdale, a household making less than $2,787 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Robertsdale.

Area Median Income In Robertsdale

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 Robertsdale, the AMI is calculated from all households within Baldwin County.

In Robertsdale, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,500

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 Robertsdale

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 Robertsdale

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Robertsdale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,000 $20,550 $23,100 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Robertsdale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,950 $34,200 $38,500 $42,750 $46,200 $49,600 $53,050 $56,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Robertsdale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,900 $54,750 $61,600 $68,400 $73,900 $79,350 $84,850 $90,300