Affordable Housing In Blount County
Tennessee

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Blount County

Atchley Apartments

100 Atchley Apartments Rd.
Maryville, Tennessee
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Renaissance Square

135 W Macon Ln
Seymour, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Laurel Branch

1314 Middlesettlements Rd.
Maryville, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Maryville Towers

210 McGhee St
Maryville, Tennessee
Subsidized

Horizon House II

401 McGhee Street
Maryville, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Commons

133 W Macon Ln
Seymour, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Honey Alexander

1710 Cherry Dr
Maryville, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Woodgrove Apartments

826 Holly St
Maryville, Tennessee
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Meadowood Apartments

944 N Wright Rd
Alcoa, Tennessee
Subsidized

Springbrook Apartments

216 Avecor Dr
Vonore, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Blount 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

Other Housing Authorities located in Blount County

Housing Authority Programs
Maryville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Blount County, Tennessee

There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,086 affordable apartments for rent in Blount County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Blount County, Tennessee

Blount County features 860 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 Blount County, Tennessee

There are 226 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Blount County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Blount County, Tennessee

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Blount County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 1,086
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 860
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.18%
Average Renter Household Size 2.49
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $48,286 ±$1,380
Median Rent $746 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.31% ± 3.91pp
Total Population 125,188

Population and Household Demographics

Blount County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 125,188. There are 49,033 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 26.18% of households in Blount County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Blount County

The median gross income for households in Blount County is $48,286 a year, or $4,024 a month. The median rent for the county is $746 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Blount County, a household making less than $2,487 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Blount County.1

Area Median Income In Blount 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 Blount County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,900

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 Blount 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 Blount County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% of Median $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800

Cities In Blount County

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City Listings Served By
Vonore 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Vonore are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Maryville 9 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Maryville are the Maryville Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Seymour 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Seymour are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Louisville 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Louisville are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Alcoa 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alcoa are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Eagleton Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eagleton Village are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Friendsville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Friendsville are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Rockford 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rockford are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Townsend 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Townsend are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Walland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Walland are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Wildwood 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wildwood are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.