Affordable Housing In Rogersville
Lauderdale County, Alabama

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rogersville

Rogersville Park Apartments

7501 County Road 91
Rogersville, Alabama

Rogersville Village

7481 County Road 91
Rogersville, Alabama

Elk River Village

7450 County Road 91
Rogersville, Alabama

Meadowlands Apartments

100 Prince Dr
Rogersville, Alabama

Cedar Village Apartments

1172 Co Rd 165
Rogersville, Alabama

Deerpoint II Apartments

100 Deer Point Ln
Rogersville, Alabama
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Rogersville, Alabama

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 143 affordable apartments for rent in Rogersville, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Rogersville, Alabama

Rogersville features 35 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 Rogersville, Alabama

There are 108 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rogersville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rogersville, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rogersville, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $730 and $892.

2023 Rogersville, 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
Rogersville, Alabama Fair Market Rent $574 $617 $811 $1,000 $1,249
Rogersville, Alabama Payment Standard Range $517 to $631 $555 to $679 $730 to $892 $900 to $1,100 $1,124 to $1,374

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rogersville, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 143
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 35
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.09%
Average Renter Household Size 2.10
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $36,346 ±$5,035
Median Rent $477 ±$144
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.99% ± 14.1pp
Total Population 1,099

Population and Household Demographics

Rogersville is a city in Lauderdale County, Alabama with a population of 1,099. There are 488 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 37.09% of households in Rogersville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rogersville

The median gross income for households in Rogersville is $36,346 a year, or $3,029 a month. The median rent for the city is $477 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rogersville, a household making less than $1,590 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Rogersville.

Area Median Income In Rogersville

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 Rogersville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lauderdale County.

In Rogersville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,200

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 Rogersville

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 Rogersville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rogersville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,350 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rogersville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,900 $27,300 $30,700 $34,100 $36,850 $39,600 $42,300 $45,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rogersville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,200 $43,650 $49,100 $54,550 $58,950 $63,300 $67,650 $72,050