Dyersburg Housing Authority
541 Hike Ave Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024


Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Dyersburg Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 499 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Dyersburg Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units.

Dyersburg Housing Authority is among the 68% of Tennessee housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Dyersburg Housing Authority manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 99. The scores for properties managed by Dyersburg Housing Authority range from a high of 99 to a low of 99.

The highest scoring property in the Dyersburg Housing Authority portfolio is Gardner Heights and the lowest scoring property is Gardner Heights.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Dyersburg Housing Authority have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Dyersburg Housing Authority owns and manages 499 public housing units in 2 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Dyersburg Housing Authority is $274.00 compared to the state average of $266.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Tennessee ranges from a low of $169.00 to a high of $381.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

Waiting List Status:

The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.


Public Housing Projects


Public Housing Units

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size


Program Type

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