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Affordable Housing In Belle Meade
Davidson County, Tennessee

Housing Authorities that serve Belle Meade

Housing Authority Programs
Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Belle Meade, Tennessee

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Belle Meade, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Belle Meade, Tennessee

Belle Meade features 0 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 Belle Meade, Tennessee

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Belle Meade.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Belle Meade, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Belle Meade, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,077 and $1,317.

2021 Belle Meade, 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
Belle Meade, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $998 $1,031 $1,197 $1,539 $1,930
Belle Meade, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $898 to $1,098 $928 to $1,134 $1,077 to $1,317 $1,385 to $1,693 $1,737 to $2,123

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Belle Meade, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 9.15%
Average Renter Household Size 1.67
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $201,289 ±$20,462
Median Rent $1,583 ±$638
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.85% ± 32.22pp
Total Population 2,857

Population and Household Demographics

Belle Meade is a city in Davidson County, Tennessee with a population of 2,857. There are 1,027 households in the city with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 9.15% of households in Belle Meade are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Belle Meade

The median gross income for households in Belle Meade is $201,289 a year, or $16,774 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,583 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Belle Meade, a household making less than $5,277 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Belle Meade.

Area Median Income In Belle Meade

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 Belle Meade, the AMI is calculated from all households within Davidson County.

In Belle Meade, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,300

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 Belle Meade

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 Belle Meade

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Belle Meade AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,750 $20,250 $22,800 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Belle Meade AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,550 $33,750 $37,950 $42,150 $45,550 $48,900 $52,300 $55,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Belle Meade AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,250 $54,000 $60,750 $67,450 $72,850 $78,250 $83,650 $89,050