Crossville Housing Authority

67 Irwin Avenue
Crossville, Cumberland County, Tennessee 38555

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Crossville Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Crossville, Tennessee that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of November 11th, 2019, Crossville Housing Authority has 3 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Cumberland County, Tennessee Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Jamestown, Tennessee Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The 2 and 3-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Crossville Housing Authority serves Cumberland County and Jamestown.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Cumberland County, Tennessee Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Jamestown, Tennessee Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
2 and 3-Bedroom Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Crossville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Cumberland County, Tennessee Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Crossville Housing Authority (CHA) Cumberland County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least July, 2019, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Open and print the application online here. Select the button on the right side of the page that states, "Click Here To Download Application."
  2. Visit the CHA to pick up an application, located at 67 Irwin Ave, Crossville, TN 38555.
  3. Request a application via mail by calling (931) 484-2990.

Once the application has been completed, call the CHA to schedule an interview at (931) 484-2990.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • A person who is living in sub-standard housing.
  • A person who is involuntarily displaced. This includes: 
    • People who are homeless due to fire, flood, government action or action by
      housing owner, other than non-payment of rent. A person renting from or living
      with a relative is not eligible for a preference.
    • People who have lived in a shelter (for 30 consecutive days for Public Housing)
    • An applicant who is displaced by inaccessibility of unit due to a mobility or
      impairment that makes the person unable to use critical elements of the unit.

For more information, visit the CHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (931) 484-2990.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/07/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Jamestown, Tennessee Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Crossville Housing Authority (CHA) Jamestown Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least July, 2019, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Open and print the application online here. Select the button on the right side of the page that states, "Click Here To Download Application."
  2. Visit the CHA to pick up an application, located at 67 Irwin Ave, Crossville, TN 38555.
  3. Request a application via mail by calling (931) 484-2990.

Once the application has been completed, call the CHA to schedule an interview at (931) 484-2990.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • A person who is living in sub-standard housing.
  • A person who is involuntarily displaced. This includes: 
    • People who are homeless due to fire, flood, government action or action by
      housing owner, other than non-payment of rent. A person renting from or living
      with a relative is not eligible for a preference.
    • People who have lived in a shelter (for 30 consecutive days for Public Housing)
    • An applicant who is displaced by inaccessibility of unit due to a mobility or
      impairment that makes the person unable to use critical elements of the unit.

For more information, visit the CHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (931) 484-2990.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/07/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: 2 and 3-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Crossville Housing Authority (CHA) 2 and 3-Bedroom Public Housing waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least July, 2019 until further notice.

The CHA offers three Public Housing communities with 328 units.

To apply during the opening period, complete an application at the CHA office, located at 67 Irwin Ave., Crossville, TN 38555; Mondays from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm CDT, and Tuesdays-Fridays from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the CHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (931)484-2990.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/20/2019.

About Crossville Housing Authority

Veterans Day Notice: HUD offices may be closed in observance of Veterans Day. There may not be staff available in person or by phone.

More information about Crossville Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.crossvillehousing.org.

Representatives of Crossville Housing Authority may be available by phone at (931) 484-2990. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/11/2019, it is not known if Crossville Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Crossville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Crossville Housing Authority manages 334 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 293 16 3 4 18
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $281 $379 $312 $254 $223
Monthly Cost $82,188 $6,064 $935 $1,016 $4,019

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Crossville Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 31% having issued approximately 11 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 3 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 7 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.6 persons and has a household income of $10,939 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 51% were extremely low income (ELI). 21% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 75% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

7% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 34% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 27% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 33% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

28% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 24% of households with children have a female head of household. 77% of all households were headed by a female.

3% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Crossville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 29% include at least one person with a disability. 54% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 28% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

34% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 43% with 2 bedrooms and 23% with 3 or more bedrooms. 36% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Crossville Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $278 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $446. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $115.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Operated by Crossville Housing Authority

Azalea Gardens and Oakmont Gardens

266 Taylor St
Crossville, TN
Income Based
1 BR
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
HCV Welcome
Subsidized