Tullahoma Housing Authority

2401 Cedar Lane Village Drive
Tullahoma, Coffee County, Tennessee 37388
(931) 455-9319

Tullahoma Housing Authority is a public housing agency in Tullahoma, Tennessee that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of May 23rd, 2019, Tullahoma Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Tullahoma Housing Authority serves Tullahoma.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Indefinitely

Open Tullahoma Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Public Housing Waiting List

The Tullahoma Housing Authority (THA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The THA offers one Public Housing community with 269 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
  1. Visit the THA to pick up a pre-application, located at 1201 Cedar Lane, Tullahoma, TN 37388, from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm CDT, Monday-Thursday; and on Fridays from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm.
  2. Download the online pre-application here, then print and complete.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Thursday; and on Fridays from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm.

Be sure to include these documents with your application: Birth certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The THA does have a preference for: Veteran, victim of domestic violence, victim of natural disaster, or disabled.

For more information, visit the THA website, or call the office at (931) 455-9319 during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (931)455-9319.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/05/2015.

About Tullahoma Housing Authority

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/23/2019, it is not known if Tullahoma 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 Tullahoma Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Tullahoma Housing Authority manages 117 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard
Vouchers 117
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $327
Monthly Cost $38,221

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Tullahoma 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 4 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 5 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 1.8 persons and has a household income of $10,430 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 19% 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 81% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

6% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 41% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 27% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 26% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

38% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 35% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.

20% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 19% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Tullahoma Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 26% include at least one person with a disability. 48% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 41% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

24% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 56% with 2 bedrooms and 20% with 3 or more bedrooms. 38% 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 Tullahoma Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $273 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $445. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $110.



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 Tullahoma Housing Authority

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