Clanton, AL Low Income Housing

Clanton, AL Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Clanton, AL

How do I qualify for low income housing in Clanton, AL?
To qualify for low income housing in Alabama, you must meet the following income requirements:

Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.

You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.

In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:

- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.

Types of Low Income Housing in Clanton, AL

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Clanton, AL, including:
  • Public Housing: Public housing is owned and operated by your area Housing Authority. Public housing units are rented to low-income households at below-market rates.
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers: Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households. Vouchers can be used to rent apartments, townhouses, or single-family homes from private landlords.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC): LIHTC is a federal program that provides tax credits to developers who build or renovate affordable housing units. LIHTC units are typically rented at below-market rates.
  • Project-Based Section 8: Project-based Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households who live in specific apartment buildings or housing developments.
  • Very Low Income Housing Development (VLID): VLID is a federal program that provides grants to states and local governments to fund the development of affordable housing for low-income households.

In addition to these federal programs, there are also a number of state and local programs that provide low-income housing assistance in Clanton, AL. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing. puts together our list of properties using the above program listings all on one website.

We display monthly rates for the apartments when possible. Most of subsidized apartments base the rent on income, therefore, you will need to contact the apartment directly for rates. We list all pertinent contact information.

HUD Fair Market Rent For Clanton, Alabama - Chilton County

Studio Apartments $682
One Bedroom Apartments $690
Two Bedroom Apartments $857
Three Bedroom Apartments $1,164

List of Low Income Housing in or near Clanton, AL

Clanton Housing Authority - Clanton

512 Ollie Avenue
Clanton, AL - 35046
(205) 755-1801
Clanton Housing Authority provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management of Low Rent Public Housing Apartments. These rentals are income based and eligibility requirements are set by HUD. There may be a waiting list for the rentals in this program. If you are in need of assistance in the area please contact the Housing Authority directly at the number provided in this listing to obtain more detailed program information such as eligibility requirements, availability o...see full details
Chilton County

Katherine Vickery Group Home - Clanton

1105 Lay Dam Rd
Clanton, AL - 35045
Katherine Vickery Group Home is a Disabled low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Katherine Vickery Group Home for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Chilton County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Clanton, AL

  • 1. Check with local social service agencies. Many social service agencies offer affordable housing programs or can provide you with information on affordable housing resources in your area.
  • 2. HUD Exchange: The HUD Exchange website provides information on a variety of federal housing programs, including Section 8 and HOME.
  • 3. National Low Income Housing Coalition: The NLIHC website provides information on affordable housing programs and policies at the national and state levels.

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