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Affordable Housing In Anderson County
Tennessee

24 Low Income Apartment Communities In Anderson County

Clinton Towers

150 Charles Seivers Blvd
Clinton, Tennessee
Subsidized

Oak Ridge Towers

115 Fairbanks Rd
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Subsidized

Ridgetop Apartments

813 Rogers St
Clinton, Tennessee
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Accepts Vouchers

Hamilton Place

153 Hamilton Cir
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Teller Village Apartments

100 Teejay Dr
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Brittain Village

202 Burney Dr
Oliver Springs, Tennessee

Oak Ridge Ha

13 Joel Ln
Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Village Carriage

1101 McAdoo St
Clinton, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Royce Hill Towns and Gardens

289 Royce Cir
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Creekwood Apartments

612 4th St
Lake City, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Anderson County

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Anderson County, Tennessee

There are 24 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,823 affordable apartments for rent in Anderson County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Anderson County, Tennessee

Anderson County features 1,437 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 Anderson County, Tennessee

There are 386 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Anderson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Anderson County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Anderson County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Anderson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Anderson County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $824 and $1,007.

2020 Anderson County, 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
Fair Market Rent $624 $742 $915 $1,198 $1,476
Payment Standard Range $562 to $686 $668 to $816 $824 to $1,007 $1,078 to $1,318 $1,328 to $1,624

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Anderson County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 24
Total Low Income Apartments 1,823
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,437
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $42,880 ±$1,488
Median Rent $685 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.37% ± 3.89pp
Total Population 75,430

Population and Household Demographics

Anderson County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 75,430. There are 30,612 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 31.72% of households in Anderson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Anderson County

The median gross income for households in Anderson County is $42,880 a year, or $3,573 a month. The median rent for the county is $685 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Anderson County, a household making less than $2,283 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Anderson County.

Area Median Income In Anderson County

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.

In Anderson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,900

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 Anderson County

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 Anderson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,550 $17,750 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,900 $29,600 $33,300 $36,950 $39,950 $42,900 $45,850 $48,800
80% of Median $41,400 $47,300 $53,200 $59,100 $63,850 $68,600 $73,300 $78,050

Cities In Anderson County

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City Served By
Andersonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Andersonville are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Clinton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clinton are the Clinton Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Lake City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake City are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Norris The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Norris are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Oak Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oak Ridge are the Oak Ridge Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Oliver Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oliver Springs are the Oliver Springs Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
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