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Affordable Housing In Walker County
Alabama

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Walker County

Oaks Apartments

363 Water Oak St
Oakman, Alabama

Oakman Terrace Apartments

377 Bason St
Oakman, Alabama
Subsidized

East Elderly Village

1108 24th St SE
Jasper, Alabama
Subsidized

Piney Grove Apartments

74 Piney Grove Dr
Jasper, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Jasper Group Home

9670 Smith Lake Dam Rd
Jasper, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Forest Ridge

106 Forest Ridge Cir
Carbon Hill, Alabama
Accepts Vouchers

High Forest Apartments II

77 High Forest Ln
Jasper, Alabama
Accepts Vouchers

C.A.P.E.

696 Eleven Foot Rd
Carbon Hill, Alabama
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Sunburst Homes

1901 10th Ave
Jasper, Alabama
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Bankhead Carver Apartments

2401 7th Ave
Jasper, Alabama

Housing Authorities that serve Walker County

Housing Authority Programs
Walker County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in Walker County

Housing Authority Programs
Jasper Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Authority of Cordova Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Carbon Hill Housing Authority Public Housing
Housing Authority of the Town of Parrish Public Housing
Sumiton Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Walker County, Alabama

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,163 affordable apartments for rent in Walker County, Alabama.

Income Based Apartments in Walker County, Alabama

Walker County features 937 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 Walker County, Alabama

There are 226 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Walker County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Walker County, Alabama

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Walker County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Walker County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Walker County, AL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 1,163
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 937
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $35,843 ±$1,700
Median Rent $584 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.28% ± 4.41pp
Total Population 65,923

Population and Household Demographics

Walker County is a County in Alabama with a population of 65,923. There are 25,602 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 26.01% of households in Walker County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Walker County

The median gross income for households in Walker County is $35,843 a year, or $2,987 a month. The median rent for the county is $584 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Walker County, a household making less than $1,947 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Walker County.1

Area Median Income In Walker County

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.

In Walker County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,600

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 Walker County

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 Walker County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $27,850 $29,900 $31,950 $34,000
50% of Median $18,050 $20,600 $23,200 $25,750 $27,850 $29,900 $31,950 $34,000
80% of Median $28,850 $33,000 $37,100 $41,200 $44,500 $47,800 $51,100 $54,400

Cities In Walker County

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City Listings Served By
Carbon Hill 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Carbon Hill are the Carbon Hill Housing Authority and Walker County Housing Authority.
Jasper 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jasper are the Jasper Housing Authority and Walker County Housing Authority.
Oakman 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakman is the Walker County Housing Authority.
Cordova 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cordova are the Housing Authority of Cordova and Walker County Housing Authority.
Dora 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dora is the Walker County Housing Authority.
Eldridge 0
Kansas 0
Nauvoo 0
Parrish 1
Sipsey 0