; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Uniontown, AL

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Woodbend Apartments

Old Uniontown-Hamburg Rd
Uniontown, Alabama
Subsidized
Rent Assisted
Senior
Supportive
LIHTC
S515
RDRA

Buck and Rice Manor

215 Buck Ave
Uniontown, Alabama
Subsidized
Rent Assisted
Senior
Supportive
PBRA
S515

Uniontown Apartments

131 Hare Cir
Uniontown, Alabama
Subsidized
PBRA
BMIR

Meadows II Apartments

12 Terry County Rd
Uniontown, Alabama
Subsidized
Rent Assisted
Senior
Supportive
S515
RDRA
LIHTC
$520-560
1-2 BR

Woodlawn Terrace

201 E South St
Uniontown, Alabama
Subsidized
Rent Assisted
Senior
Supportive
LIHTC
S515
RDRA

Cahaba Apartments

100 Cahaba Rd
Uniontown, Alabama
Subsidized
PBRA
BMIR

Canebrake Apartments

408 Cahaba Rd
Uniontown, Alabama
Rent Assisted
LIHTC
HOME

North and South Project

218 Buck Ave
Uniontown, Alabama
Subsidized
Public Housing
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There are 36 low-income apartments in Uniontown that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 242 low-income homes in Uniontown where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $293 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on August 8th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Uniontown, 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
Uniontown Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Alabama Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Uniontown.

Uniontown, Alabama Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Uniontown, Alabama

Uniontown features 242 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 Uniontown, Alabama

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Uniontown.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Uniontown, Alabama

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Uniontown, Alabama for a two-bedroom apartment is between $719 and $879.

2023 Uniontown, 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
Uniontown, Alabama Fair Market Rent $604 $707 $799 $972 $1,197
Uniontown, Alabama Payment Standard Range $544 to $664 $636 to $778 $719 to $879 $875 to $1,069 $1,077 to $1,317

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Uniontown, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 278
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 242
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 55.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.88
Average Household Size 2.82
Median Household Income $14,967 ±$6,042
Median Rent $480 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.93% ± 13.7pp
Total Population 2,841

Population and Household Demographics

Uniontown is a city in Perry County, Alabama with a population of 2,841. There are 1,008 households in the city with an average household size of 2.82 persons. 55.06% of households in Uniontown are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Uniontown

The median gross income for households in Uniontown is $14,967 a year, or $1,247 a month. The median rent for the city is $480 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Uniontown, a household making less than $1,600 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Uniontown.

Area Median Income In Uniontown

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 Uniontown, the AMI is calculated from all households within Perry County.

In Uniontown, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $41,500

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 Uniontown

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 Uniontown

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Uniontown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $37,850 $40,450 $43,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Uniontown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $40,450 $43,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Uniontown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,550 $41,750 $46,950 $52,150 $56,350 $60,500 $64,700 $68,850