Qualify for Housing Assistance in Alabama

There are several federal programs that can help you with affordable housing, whether renting or buying. However, these assistance programs all have eligibility guidelines that must be met.

In order to qualify for low-income housing assistance, you will need to complete an application with your local Public Housing Authority. But before you do, check your state's income limits to verify your eligibility. Below are the income requirements for housing assistance in Alabama.


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Anniston-Oxford, AL
30% of Median$10700$12250$13750$15300$16500$17750$18950$20200
Very Low Income$17850$20400$22950$25500$27550$29600$31600$33650
Low-Income$28550$32650$36700$40800$44050$47350$50600$53850
Auburn-Opelika, AL
30% of Median$12950$14800$16650$18500$20000$21450$22950$24400
Very Low Income$21600$24700$27750$30850$33300$35800$38250$40700
Low-Income$34550$39500$44400$49350$53300$57250$61200$65150
Birmingham-Hoover, AL
30% of Median$12800$14600$16450$18250$19700$21150$22650$24100
Very Low Income$21300$24350$27400$30450$32900$35300$37750$40200
Low-Income$34100$38950$43850$48700$52600$56500$60400$64300
Chilton County, AL
30% of Median$10650$12150$13700$15200$16400$17650$18850$20050
Very Low Income$17700$20250$22750$25300$27300$29350$31350$33400
Low-Income$28350$32400$36450$40500$43750$47000$50200$53450
Walker County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Columbus, GA-AL
30% of Median$10700$12250$13750$15300$16500$17750$18950$20200
Very Low Income$17850$20400$22950$25500$27550$29600$31600$33650
Low-Income$28550$32650$36700$40800$44050$47350$50600$53850
Decatur, AL
30% of Median$11600$13250$14900$16550$17850$19200$20500$21850
Very Low Income$19300$22050$24800$27550$29750$31950$34150$36350
Low-Income$30850$35300$39700$44100$47650$51150$54700$58200
Dothan, AL
30% of Median$10750$12300$13800$15350$16600$17800$19050$20250
Very Low Income$17900$20450$23000$25550$27600$29650$31700$33750
Low-Income$28650$32700$36800$40900$44150$47450$50700$54000
Henry County, AL
30% of Median$10000$11450$12850$14300$15450$16600$17750$18900
Very Low Income$16650$19050$21400$23800$25700$27600$29500$31400
Low-Income$26650$30500$34300$38100$41150$44200$47250$50300
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL
30% of Median$11000$12550$14150$15700$16950$18200$19450$20700
Very Low Income$18300$20900$23550$26150$28250$30350$32450$34500
Low-Income$29300$33500$37650$41850$45200$48550$51900$55250
Gadsden, AL
30% of Median$9950$11350$12800$14200$15350$16450$17600$18750
Very Low Income$16600$18950$21350$23700$25600$27500$29400$31300
Low-Income$26550$30300$34100$37900$40950$43950$47000$50050
Huntsville, AL
30% of Median$14200$16200$18250$20250$21850$23500$25100$26750
Very Low Income$23650$27000$30400$33750$36450$39150$41850$44550
Low-Income$37800$43200$48600$54000$58300$62650$66950$71300
Mobile, AL
30% of Median$10400$11900$13350$14850$16050$17250$18400$19600
Very Low Income$17350$19800$22300$24750$26750$28700$30700$32650
Low-Income$27700$31700$35650$39600$42750$45950$49100$52250
Montgomery, AL
30% of Median$12100$13850$15550$17300$18700$20050$21450$22850
Very Low Income$20200$23100$25950$28850$31150$33450$35750$38100
Low-Income$32300$36900$41550$46150$49850$53550$57250$60900
Tuscaloosa, AL
30% of Median$11550$13200$14850$16500$17800$19150$20450$21800
Very Low Income$19250$22000$24750$27500$29700$31900$34100$36300
Low-Income$30800$35200$39600$44000$47500$51050$54550$58100
Baldwin County, AL
30% of Median$12200$13950$15700$17450$18850$20250$21650$23050
Very Low Income$20350$23300$26200$29100$31450$33750$36100$38400
Low-Income$32600$37250$41900$46550$50250$54000$57700$61450
Barbour County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Bullock County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Butler County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Chambers County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Cherokee County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11300$12700$14100$15250$16350$17500$18600
Very Low Income$16450$18800$21150$23500$25400$27250$29150$31000
Low-Income$26300$30100$33850$37600$40600$43600$46600$49650
Choctaw County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Clarke County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Clay County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Cleburne County, AL
30% of Median$10100$11500$12950$14400$15550$16700$17850$19000
Very Low Income$16800$19200$21600$24000$25900$27850$29750$31700
Low-Income$26900$30700$34550$38400$41450$44550$47600$50700
Coffee County, AL
30% of Median$10800$12350$13900$15450$16700$17900$19150$20400
Very Low Income$18050$20600$23200$25750$27800$29850$31950$34000
Low-Income$28850$32950$37100$41200$44500$47800$51100$54400
Conecuh County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Coosa County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Covington County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Crenshaw County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Cullman County, AL
30% of Median$10550$12050$13550$15050$16250$17450$18650$19850
Very Low Income$17550$20100$22600$25100$27100$29100$31100$33150
Low-Income$28100$32100$36150$40150$43350$46550$49800$53000
Dale County, AL
30% of Median$10150$11600$13050$14500$15650$16800$18000$19150
Very Low Income$16900$19300$21750$24150$26100$28000$29950$31900
Low-Income$27050$30900$34800$38650$41750$44850$47950$51000
Dallas County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
DeKalb County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Escambia County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Fayette County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Franklin County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Jackson County, AL
30% of Median$9900$11300$12750$14150$15300$16400$17550$18700
Very Low Income$16500$18850$21200$23550$25450$27300$29200$31100
Low-Income$26400$30150$33950$37700$40700$43750$46750$49750
Lamar County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Macon County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Marengo County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Marion County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Marshall County, AL
30% of Median$10250$11700$13200$14650$15800$17000$18150$19350
Very Low Income$17100$19500$21950$24400$26350$28300$30250$32200
Low-Income$27350$31250$35150$39050$42150$45300$48400$51550
Monroe County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Perry County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Pickens County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Pike County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Randolph County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Sumter County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Talladega County, AL
30% of Median$10100$11500$12950$14400$15550$16700$17850$19000
Very Low Income$16800$19200$21600$24000$25900$27850$29750$31700
Low-Income$26900$30700$34550$38400$41450$44550$47600$50700
Tallapoosa County, AL
30% of Median$10250$11700$13200$14650$15800$17000$18150$19350
Very Low Income$17100$19500$21950$24400$26350$28300$30250$32200
Low-Income$27350$31250$35150$39050$42150$45300$48400$51550
Washington County, AL
30% of Median$10150$11600$13050$14500$15650$16800$18000$19150
Very Low Income$16950$19350$21800$24200$26150$28050$30000$31950
Low-Income$27100$30950$34850$38700$41800$44900$48000$51100
Wilcox County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Winston County, AL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450