Mobile, AL Low Income Housing

Mobile, AL Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Mobile, AL

How do I qualify for low income housing in Mobile, 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 Mobile, AL

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Mobile, 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 Mobile, AL. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing.

PublicHousing.com 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 Mobile, Alabama - Mobile County

Studio Apartments $810
One Bedroom Apartments $890
Two Bedroom Apartments $1,094
Three Bedroom Apartments $1,448

List of Low Income Housing in or near Mobile, AL

Driftwood Acres - South Haven Apartments

Driftwood Acres - South Haven Apartments - Mobile

3577 Dauphin Island Pkwy.
Mobile, AL - 36605
(251) 471-1061
Driftwood Acres offers low income four bedroom units. This is a Low Income Housing Tax Credit community and will have rent and income restrictions based on the Area Median Income. Rents are based on income and calculated exclusively to 30% of the households combined adjusted income. Full financial disclosure is required. Maximum income guidelines apply. Apartment Features:     Digital Cable and High-Speed Internet Available     Generous Cabinet and St...see full details
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Jefferson Place - AL - Mobile

510 S. Scott St.
Mobile, AL - 36603
(251) 436-8773
Jefferson Place offers low income two and three bedroom units. This is a Low Income Housing Tax Credit community and will have rent and income restrictions based on the Area Median Income. Office Hours: M-F 8 am - 5 pm Given the demand for low income housing, there may be a waiting list. If this listing is incorrect, please contact us using the form below. ...see full details
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Bayou Plaza Apartments

Bayou Plaza Apartments - Mobile

600 South Bayou Street
Mobile, AL - 36603
(251) 436-8773
Bayou Plaza Apartments offers low income one bedroom units. This is a Low Income Housing Tax Credit community and will have rent and income restrictions based on the Area Median Income. Office Hours: M-F 8 am - 5 pm Given the demand for low income housing, there may be a waiting list.  If this listing is incorrect, please contact us using the form below. ...see full details
Mobile County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): I donít know
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HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Azalea Pointe Apartments

Azalea Pointe Apartments - Mobile

651 Azalea Road
Mobile, AL - 36609
(251) 666-1738
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 - 5:30, Sat. 10:00 - 5:00 As the Azalea Pointe Apartments community continues to grow, one of the most exciting things one can see is the positive impact of providing a better quality of life and support for our residents. By providing the foundational support, the residents of Azalea Pointe are embraced with a sense of pride and integrity, that stimulates their interest and provides each resident with a strong sense of determination and independence. 24 HR Emerg...see full details
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Ahepa 310 V - Senior Affordable Housing Apartments

Ahepa 310 V - Senior Affordable Housing Apartments - Mobile

100 Ahepa Lane
Mobile, AL - 36609
(251)666-5696
Ahepa 310 V is a Senior Affordable Living Community. They offer a Community Room, a Library and Reading Room, On Site Service Coordinators and Wellness Programs. If you are interested in renting at this location please contact them directly to obtain more detailed information. ...see full details
Mobile County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Ahepa 310 II - Senior Affordable Living Apartments

Ahepa 310 II - Senior Affordable Living Apartments - Mobile

2550 Hillcrest Rd
Mobile, AL - 36695
(251) 660-1783
Ahepa 310 II is a Senior Affordable Living Community. They offer a Community Room, a Library and Reading Room, On Site Service Coordinators and Wellness Programs. If you are interested in renting at this location please contact them directly to obtain more detailed information. ...see full details
Mobile County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Ahepa 310 - Senior Affordable LivingApartments

Ahepa 310 - Senior Affordable LivingApartments - Mobile

2550 Hillcrest Rd
Mobile, AL - 36609
(251)660-1783
Ahepa 310 is a Senior Affordable Living Community. They offer a Community Room, a Library and Reading Room, On Site Service Coordinators and Wellness Programs. If you are interested in renting at this location please contact them directly to obtain more detailed information. ...see full details
Mobile County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Ahepa 310 VI - Senior Affordable Housing Apartments

Ahepa 310 VI - Senior Affordable Housing Apartments - Mobile

5223 Cottage Hill Rd.
Mobile, AL - 36609
(251)665-9026
Ahepa 310 VI is a Senior Affordable Living Community. They offer a Community Room, a Library and Reading Room, On Site Service Coordinators and Wellness Programs. If you are interested in renting at this location please contact them directly to obtain more detailed information. ...see full details
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HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Ahepa 310 VII - Senior Affordable Housing Apartments

Ahepa 310 VII - Senior Affordable Housing Apartments - Mobile

6430 Cottage Hill Rd
Mobile, AL - 36695
(251) 661-0371
Ahepa 310 VII  is a Senior Affordable Living Community. They offer a Community Room, a Library and Reading Room, On Site Service Coordinators and Wellness Programs. If you are interested in renting at this location please contact them directly to obtain more detailed information. ...see full details
Mobile County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): Goes according to income--30% usually
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Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): Water & trash.
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HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Downtown Renaissance - Mobile Low Rent Senior Public Housing Apartments

Downtown Renaissance - Mobile Low Rent Senior Public Housing Apartments - Mobile

350 Bloodgood St.
Mobile, AL - 36603
(251) 694-9058
Downtown Renaissance is a Low Rent Public Housing Community for seniors aged 62 and over that is operated by the Mobile Housing Board. There are 88 apartments available at this location. These rentals are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD. There may be waiting lists for these rentals and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are interested in renting at Downtown Renaissance please contact t...see full details
Mobile County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): Income based
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Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): None
Lights and gas
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The Gardens on First Avenue - Mobile Low Rent Senior Public Housing Apartments

The Gardens on First Avenue - Mobile Low Rent Senior Public Housing Apartments - Mobile

2976 First Ave.
Mobile, AL - 36617
(251) 434-2283
The Gardens on First Avenue is a Low Rent Public Housing Community for seniors aged 62 and over that is operated by the Mobile Housing Board. There are 20 apartments available at this location. These rentals are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD. There may be waiting lists for these rentals and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are interested in renting at The Gardens on First Avenue pl...see full details
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Frank Boykin Tower - Mobile Low Rent Senior Public Housing Apartments

Frank Boykin Tower - Mobile Low Rent Senior Public Housing Apartments - Mobile

1600 Michigan Ave
Mobile, AL - 36605
(251) 434-2292
Frank Boykin Tower is a Low Rent Public Housing Community for seniors aged 62 and over that is operated by the Mobile Housing Board. There are 122 apartments available at this location. These rentals are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD. There may be waiting lists for these rentals and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are interested in renting at Frank Boykin Tower please contact them...see full details
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Emerson Gardens - Mobile Low Rent Senior Public Housing Apartments

Emerson Gardens - Mobile Low Rent Senior Public Housing Apartments - Mobile

759 Palmetto St
Mobile, AL - 36602
(251) 434-2293
Emerson Gardens is a Low Rent Public Housing Community for seniors aged 62 and over that is operated by the Mobile Housing Board. There are 94 apartments available at this location. These rentals are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD. There may be waiting lists for these rentals and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are interested in renting at Emerson Gardens please contact them direct...see full details
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Central Plaza Towers - Mobile Low Rent Senior Public Housing Apartments

Central Plaza Towers - Mobile Low Rent Senior Public Housing Apartments - Mobile

300 Bayshore Ave.
Mobile, AL - 36607
(251) 434-2290
Central Plaza Towers is a Low Rent Public Housing Community for seniors aged 62 and over that is operated by the Mobile Housing Board. There are 462 apartments available at this location. These rentals are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD. There may be waiting lists for these rentals and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are interested in renting at Central Plaza Towers please contact them d...see full details
Mobile County

R. V. Taylor Plaza - Mobile Low Rent Public Housing Apartments

R. V. Taylor Plaza - Mobile Low Rent Public Housing Apartments - Mobile

1517 Plaza Drive
Mobile, AL - 36605
(251) 434-2261
R. V. Taylor Plaza is a Low Rent Public Housing Community for families that is operated by the Mobile Housing Board. There are 450 apartments available at this location. These rentals are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD. There may be waiting lists for these rentals and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are interested in renting at R. V. Taylor Plaza please contact them directly to obtain mo...see full details
Mobile County
Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): Water
Yes
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Josephine Allen Homes - Mobile Low Rent Public Housing Apartments

Josephine Allen Homes - Mobile Low Rent Public Housing Apartments - Mobile

650 Dr. Thomas Ave
Mobile, AL - 36610
251-434-2283
Josephine Allen Homes is a Low Rent Public Housing Community for families that is operated by the Mobile Housing Board. There are 292 apartments available at this location. These rentals are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD. There may be waiting lists for these rentals and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are interested in renting at Josephine Allen Homes please contact them directly to ob...see full details
Mobile County

Mobile Housing Board

Mobile Housing Board - Mobile

151 S. Claiborne Street
Mobile, AL - 36602
(251) 434-2200
Mobile Housing Board provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management of programs such as Low Rent Public Housing and the Housing Choice Voucher Program - Section 8. These programs are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD. There may be waiting lists for rentals or vouchers and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are in need of housing assistance in the area please contac...see full details
Mobile County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): 600
$595
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Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): Gas, Lights,
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Center For Fair Housing - Mobile

600 Bel Air Blvd, Suite 112
Mobile, AL - 36606
(251) 479-1532
Center For Fair Housing is a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency. They offer assistance through providing the following services Fair Housing Pre-Purchase Education Workshops Financial Management Budget Counseling Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops for Homeowners Pre-purchase Counseling Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops Predatory Lending Education Workshops If youa re in need of assistance in these areas please contact...see full details
Mobile County

Oaklawn Homes - Mobile Low Rent Public Housing Apartments

Oaklawn Homes - Mobile Low Rent Public Housing Apartments - Mobile

1010 Baltimore St.
Mobile, AL - 36605
(251) 434-2285
Oaklawn Homes is a Low Rent Public Housing Community for families that is operated by the Mobile Housing Board. There are 100 apartments available at this location. These rentals are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD. There may be waiting lists for these rentals and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are interested in renting at Oaklawn Homes please contact them directly to obtain more information ...see full details
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Thomas James Place -  West Cardinal Place Mobile Low Rent Public Housing Apartments

Thomas James Place - West Cardinal Place Mobile Low Rent Public Housing Apartments - Mobile

1555-A Eagle Dr.
Mobile, AL - 36605
(251) 434-2390
Thomas James Place -  West Cardinal Place are Low Rent Public Housing Communities for families that are operated by the Mobile Housing Board. There are 782 apartments available at these locations. These rentals are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD. There may be waiting lists for these rentals and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are interested in renting at Thomas James Place -  W...see full details
Mobile County

Roger Williams Homes - Mobile Low Rent Public Housing Apartments

Roger Williams Homes - Mobile Low Rent Public Housing Apartments - Mobile

308 Simington Dr.
Mobile, AL - 36617
(251) 434-2287
Roger Williams Homes is a Low Rent Public Housing Community for families that is operated by the Mobile Housing Board. There are 452 apartments available at this location. These rentals are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD. There may be waiting lists for these rentals and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are interested in renting at Roger Williams Homes please contact them directly to obtai...see full details
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Orange Grove Homes - Mobile Low Rent Public Housing Apartments

Orange Grove Homes - Mobile Low Rent Public Housing Apartments - Mobile

600 Joachim St
Mobile, AL - 36603
(251) 434-2302
Orange Grove Homes is a Low Rent Public Housing Community for families that is operated by the Mobile Housing Board. There are 298 apartments available at this location. These rentals are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD.There may be waiting lists for these rentals and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are interested in renting at Orange Grove Homes please contact them directly to obtain more...see full details
Mobile County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): 200.00
182.00
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Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): Water & gas/electricity
Water
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Anderson Fischer Apartments - Mobile

8391 Jeff Hamilton Rd Extension
Mobile, AL - 36695
651 645-7271
Anderson Fischer Apartments is a low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Anderson Fischer Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Mobile County
Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): Which utilities included in the rent
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HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Girby Road Apartments

Girby Road Apartments - Mobile

5200 Girby Road
Mobile, AL - 36693
251-666-6665
Girby Road Apartments is a Disabled low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Girby Road Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Mobile County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Christopherson Estates

Christopherson Estates - Mobile

1385 Azalea Rd
Mobile, AL - 36693
251-666-4726
Christopherson Estates is a Disabled low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Christopherson Estates for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Mobile County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Claiborne Arms Apartments

Claiborne Arms Apartments - Mobile

5350 Carol Plantation Rd
Mobile, AL - 36582
251-653-5234
Claiborne Arms Apartments is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Claiborne Arms Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Mobile County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Autumn Chase Apartments

Autumn Chase Apartments - Mobile

6617 Grelot Rd.
Mobile, AL - 36695
251-639-9416
Autumn Chase Apartments is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Autumn Chase Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Mobile County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Cambridge West Apartments

Cambridge West Apartments - Mobile

7561 Zeigler Blvd
Mobile, AL - 36608
251-633-9757
Cambridge West Apartments is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Cambridge West Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Mobile County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): Price for 2 bedroom
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HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Bayou Bend Ii Apartments

Bayou Bend Ii Apartments - Mobile

1957 Brill Rd
Mobile, AL - 36605
251-479-5174
Bayou Bend Ii Apartments is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Bayou Bend Ii Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Mobile County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Dauphin North Apartments

Dauphin North Apartments - Mobile

3250 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL - 36606
251-473-7224
Dauphin North Apartments is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Dauphin North Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Mobile County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Brent Hill Apartments

Brent Hill Apartments - Mobile

1800 Shelton Beach Rd
Mobile, AL - 36618
251-343-4957
Brent Hill Apartments is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Brent Hill Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Mobile County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): 500
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Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): Water and gas
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HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Dickens Ferry Apartments

Dickens Ferry Apartments - Mobile

6551 Dickens Ferry Rd
Mobile, AL - 36608
251- 344-7057
Dickens Ferry Apartments is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Dickens Ferry Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Mobile County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Cathedral Place Apartments - Mobile

351 Conti Street
Mobile, AL - 36602
(251) 479-2003
Cathedral Place Apartments is a senior low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Cathedral Place Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Mobile County
Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): Water,power,cable ready
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Section 8 apartment

Deerwood - Mobile

5730 Deerwood Drive
Mobile, AL - 36618
(251) 344-6066
Deerwood is a Disabled low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Deerwood for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Mobile County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Mobile, 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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