Affordable Housing In Centertown
Warren County, Tennessee

Housing Authorities that serve Centertown

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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Centertown, Tennessee

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

Income Based Apartments in Centertown, Tennessee

Centertown 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 Centertown, Tennessee

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Centertown, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Centertown, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $609 and $745.

2020 Centertown, 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 $514 $514 $677 $844 $1,068
Payment Standard Range $463 to $565 $463 to $565 $609 to $745 $760 to $928 $961 to $1,175

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Centertown, 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 15.84%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $46,250 ±$17,300
Median Rent $700 ±$321
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 25% ± 111.88pp
Total Population 249

Population and Household Demographics

Centertown is a City in Warren County, Tennessee with a population of 249. There are 101 households in the city with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 15.84% of households in Centertown are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Centertown

The median gross income for households in Centertown is $46,250 a year, or $3,854 a month. The median rent for the city is $700 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Centertown, a household making less than $2,333 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 25% of households who rent are overburdened in Centertown.1

Area Median Income In Centertown

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 Centertown, the AMI is calculated from all households within Warren County.

In Centertown, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,900

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 Centertown

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 Centertown

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 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
50% of Median $18,400 $21,000 $23,650 $26,250 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
80% of Median $29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $42,000 $45,400 $48,750 $52,100 $55,450