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Affordable Housing In Alamo
Crockett County, Tennessee

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Alamo

Pine Grove Apartments

202 Pine Grove Dr
Alamo, Tennessee

Crescent Park Estates

108 Autumn Valley Dr
Alamo, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve Alamo

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Alamo, Tennessee

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 56 affordable apartments for rent in Alamo, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Alamo, Tennessee

Alamo features 24 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Alamo, Tennessee

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Alamo.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Alamo, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Alamo landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Alamo.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Alamo, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $606 and $740.

2021 Alamo, Tennessee Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Alamo, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $444 $511 $673 $900 $1,165
Alamo, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $400 to $488 $460 to $562 $606 to $740 $810 to $990 $1,049 to $1,282

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Alamo, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 56
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.94
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $35,441 ±$5,597
Median Rent $633 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.29% ± 10.41pp
Total Population 2,281

Population and Household Demographics

Alamo is a city in Crockett County, Tennessee with a population of 2,281. There are 816 households in the city with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 42.52% of households in Alamo are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Alamo

The median gross income for households in Alamo is $35,441 a year, or $2,953 a month. The median rent for the city is $633 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Alamo, a household making less than $2,110 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Alamo.

Area Median Income In Alamo

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Alamo, the AMI is calculated from all households within Crockett County.

In Alamo, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,700

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Alamo

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Alamo

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Alamo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Alamo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,200 $21,950 $24,700 $27,400 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Alamo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,700 $35,100 $39,500 $43,850 $47,400 $50,900 $54,400 $57,900