Housing Authorities in Birmingham, Alabama

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Birmingham, Alabama, serving a population of 212,265 people in an area of 147 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 106,132 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 73 square miles.

In Alabama, Birmingham is ranked 123rd of 776 cities in Housing Authorities per capita, and 121st of 776 cities in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Birmingham Housing Authorities

Find Birmingham, Alabama housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Birmingham Housing Authority 1301 25th Avenue North Birmingham, AL

Jefferson County Housing Authority 3700 Industrial Parkway Birmingham, AL

About Birmingham Housing Authorities

Birmingham 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 Birmingham, AL. ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Birmingham Housing Board.

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

Birmingham Public Housing Statistics

Find Birmingham 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.

Birmingham HUD Housing Programs
 BirminghamAlabama
Subsidized Units12,51591,524
Occupied %89.0%91.0%
People Per Unit2.22.2
People Total24,383181,896
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$275$273
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$688$547
Average Months on Wait List1933
Birmingham Public Housing Programs
 BirminghamAlabama
Subsidized Units4,70233,722
Occupied %92.0%93.0%
People Per Unit2.32.1
People Total9,73166,172
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$236$250
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$776$560
Average Months on Wait List109
Birmingham Section 8 Housing Programs
 BirminghamAlabama
Subsidized Units2,55818,610
Occupied %93.0%94.0%
People Per Unit1.61.8
People Total3,66931,222
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$245$237
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$629$562