Affordable Housing In Bedford County
Tennessee

29 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bedford County

Fiddlers Manor

712 Walker Dr
Smithville, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Bedford Manor Apartments

400 Barksdale Ln
Shelbyville, Tennessee
Subsidized

Eastside Multifamily and Elderly Housing

201 Lentz St
Shelbyville, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Royal Oaks Apartments

670 Miller Rd
Smithville, Tennessee

Jackson Street Homes

620 Highland St
Smithville, Tennessee

3622 Hwy

3622 Highway 41A N
Unionville, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Short Mountain Village

310 Christine St
Smithville, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Brookview Apartments

740 Walker Dr
Smithville, Tennessee

Dr Tom Richards Center

201D Buffalo Valley Dr
Shelbyville, Tennessee
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Clyde Rooker Senior Village

209D Buffalo Valley Dr
Shelbyville, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Bedford County

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Other Housing Authorities located in Bedford County

Housing Authority Programs
Shelbyville Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bedford County, Tennessee

There are 29 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,501 affordable apartments for rent in Bedford County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Bedford County, Tennessee

Bedford County features 842 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 Bedford County, Tennessee

There are 659 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bedford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bedford County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bedford County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Bedford County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bedford County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 29
Total Low Income Apartments 1,501
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 842
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.82%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Average Household Size 2.72
Median Household Income $41,984 ±$2,178
Median Rent $675 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.38% ± 6.04pp
Total Population 45,986

Population and Household Demographics

Bedford County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 45,986. There are 16,721 households in the county with an average household size of 2.72 persons. 31.82% of households in Bedford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bedford County

The median gross income for households in Bedford County is $41,984 a year, or $3,499 a month. The median rent for the county is $675 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bedford County, a household making less than $2,250 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Bedford County.1

Area Median Income In Bedford 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 Bedford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,300

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 Bedford 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 Bedford County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,800 $30,950 $33,050 $35,200
50% of Median $18,700 $21,350 $24,000 $26,650 $28,800 $30,950 $33,050 $35,200
80% of Median $29,900 $34,150 $38,400 $42,650 $46,100 $49,500 $52,900 $56,300

Cities In Bedford County

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City Listings Served By
Shelbyville 14 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shelbyville are the Shelbyville Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Alexandria 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alexandria are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Wartrace 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wartrace are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Lynchburg 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lynchburg are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Smithville 9 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Smithville are the Smithville Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Unionville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Unionville are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Bell Buckle 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bell Buckle are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Normandy 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Normandy are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.