Pell City, AL Low Income Housing

Pell City, AL Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Pell City, AL

How do I qualify for low income housing in Pell City, 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 Pell City, AL

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Pell City, 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 Pell City, 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.

List of Low Income Housing in or near Pell City, AL

South Hills - Affordable Housing

South Hills - Affordable Housing - Pell City

100 Broken Angle
Pell City, AL - 35128
(205) 812-2000
Income Restricted Affordable Living Apartments. Program type: Income Restricted / Low-Income / Affordable Housing Number of Units: 56 Floor plans: 1, 2 and 3 bedroom Property email address: Amenities:     Community Room     Laundry Facility     Office This is a Low Income Housing community. Income restrictions apply. Contact the property for current availability; wait-lists may apply. ...see full details
Saint Clair County

Greenwood Homes - Pell City

508 15th Street North
Pell City, AL - 35125
(205) 595-4555
Greenwood Homes is a Disabled low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Greenwood Homes for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Saint Clair County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Pell City Housing Authority - Pell City

110 32nd Street N
Pell City, AL - 35125
(205) 338-7012
Pell City Housing Authority provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management of Low Rent Public Housing Apartments. The eligibility requirements for this program are set by HUD. There may be a waiting list for the program and rentals, If you are in need of housing assistance in the are please contact the Housing Authority directly at the number provided to obtain more information about eligibility requirements, availability of assistance and rentals and their applicati...see full details
Saint Clair County

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Pell City, 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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