Mobile Housing Board

151 S. Claiborne St., Mobile, AL, 36602

Mobile County

Section 8 Voucher Wait List   Open
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About Mobile Housing Board

As the public housing authority for the City of Mobile, it is our goal to provide affordable housing and related programs to the citizens of Mobile. Our website contains information about the various programs we offer. We hope you find this information to be helpful.

After browsing through our site, please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance. Please check in on us again in the future to see what new and exciting things we are offering.

Mission Statement

We will competitively provide marketable, quality housing and community and economic development opportunities for our customers.

We will provide programs and services that are sensitive to our customers' changing needs by coordinating our efforts with our public and private partners.

We will be proficient, ethical, and accountable in the use of resources and in the discharge of our public trust.

Program Summary for Mobile Housing Board

Mobile Housing Board is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Mobile Housing Board manages several funded programs and has a total of 3,440 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Mobile Housing Board administered a total of 4,267 Section 8 Vouchers. Mobile Housing Board currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Mobile Housing Board is located at 151 S. Claiborne St., Mobile, AL, 36602 and serves the city of Mobile. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Mobile Housing Board at, (251)434-2200 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Mobile Housing Board compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 21
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 4,267
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 3,440
Waiting list for the Mobile Housing Board is currently Open

2020 Income Limits for Mobile County, AL

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Mobile County, AL:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $21,500
  • $24,600
  • $27,650
  • $30,700
  • $33,200
  • $35,650
  • $38,100
  • $40,550
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $12,900
  • $17,240
  • $21,720
  • $26,200
  • $30,680
  • $35,160
  • $38,100
  • $40,550
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $34,400
  • $39,300
  • $44,200
  • $49,100
  • $53,050
  • $57,000
  • $60,900
  • $64,850

2017 Fair Market Rents for Mobile County, AL

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Mobile County, AL:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$727 $732 $892 $1163 $1346

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Prichard Housing Authority Prichard Housing Authority Prichard AL 2,598 353 Open 3.79 Miles Contact
Chickasaw Housing Authority Chickasaw Housing Authority Chickasaw AL N/A N/A Open 6.25 Miles Contact
Bay Minette Housing Authority Bay Minette Housing Authority Bay Minette AL N/A N/A Open 20.78 Miles Contact
Mobile County Housing Authority Mobile County Housing Authority Citronelle AL 95 50 Open 26.72 Miles Contact
Foley Housing Authority Foley Housing Authority Foley AL 279 88 Open 29.54 Miles Contact
Atmore Housing Authority Atmore Housing Authority Atmore AL 100 68 Open 40.98 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Mobile Housing Board Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Mobile County Quick Facts

Population: 415,123
Persons Per Household: 2.6
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 17.4%
Homeownership Rate: 66.6%
Housing Units: 180,493
Yearly Income Per Person: $22,501
Median Household Income: $43,028