Maryville Housing Authority

311 Atlantic Avenue
Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee 37801

Maryville Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Moving to Work programs. As of September 21st, 2021, Maryville Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Maryville Housing Authority serves Maryville.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Maryville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Maryville Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Maryville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Maryville Housing Authority Website: http://www.mhatn.com/.

Maryville Housing Authority Phone: (865) 983-4958.

Open Until Further Notice: Maryville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Maryville Housing Authority (MHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least April 2020, until further notice. 

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live and/or work in Maryville, Americorp member, or displaced by state or local government.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MHA, as of April 7, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Maryville, Tennessee.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (865) 983-4958.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 04/07/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Maryville Housing Authority (MHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently open.  Applications are being accepted since at least April 2020, until further notice

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For More information, visit the MHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MHA, as of April 7, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Maryville, Tennessee. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (865) 983-4958.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 04/07/2020.

About Maryville Housing Authority

More information about Maryville Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.mhatn.com/.

Representatives of Maryville Housing Authority may be available by phone at (865) 983-4958. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 09/21/2021, it is not known if Maryville 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 Maryville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Maryville Housing Authority manages 339 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Tenant Protection Moving To Work Ported Out
Vouchers 2 335 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $161 $497 $434
Monthly Cost $321 $166,662 $868

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Maryville 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 15% having issued approximately 24 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 1 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 8 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $10,895 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 78% were extremely low income (ELI). 25% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 68% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 52% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 19% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

51% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 46% of households with children have a female head of household. 83% of all households were headed by a female.

19% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 16% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Maryville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 36% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 52% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

11% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 55% with 2 bedrooms and 33% with 3 or more bedrooms. 31% 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 Maryville Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $296 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $594. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $153.



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 Apartments Operated by Maryville Housing Authority

135 W Broadway Ave

135 W Broadway Ave
Maryville, Tennessee