Housing Authorities in Etowah County, Alabama

There are 3 Housing Authorities in Etowah County, Alabama, serving a population of 103,132 people in an area of 536 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 34,377 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 178 square miles.

In Alabama, Etowah County is ranked 39th of 67 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 7th of 67 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Etowah County Housing Authorities

Find Etowah County, Alabama housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Altoona Housing Authority 2669 Self Street Altoona, AL

Attalla Housing Authority 904 9th Street Southwest Attalla, AL

Greater Gadsden Housing Authority 1109 Jacksonville Street Gadsden, AL

About Etowah County Housing Authorities

Etowah County Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Etowah County, AL. Etowah County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Etowah County Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Etowah County low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • Etowah County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Etowah County Public Housing Statistics

Find Etowah County HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Etowah County HUD Housing Programs
 Etowah CountyAlabama
Subsidized Units1,96991,524
Occupied %96.0%91.0%
People Per Unit2.02.2
People Total3,766181,896
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$247$273
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$504$547
Average Months on Wait List333
Etowah County Public Housing Programs
 Etowah CountyAlabama
Subsidized Units1,15133,722
Occupied %96.0%93.0%
People Per Unit2.02.1
People Total2,20766,172
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$248$250
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$506$560
Average Months on Wait List29
Etowah County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Etowah CountyAlabama
Subsidized Units54718,610
Occupied %94.0%94.0%
People Per Unit2.01.8
People Total1,08231,222
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$216$237
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$571$562