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Affordable Housing In Centerville
Hickman County, Tennessee

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Centerville

Pinetree Village

45 Pinetree Village
Centerville, Tennessee

Tulipwood Apartments

100 E Swan St
Centerville, Tennessee
Elderly Supportive Housing

Centerville Assoc

100 Centerville Village Dr
Centerville, Tennessee

Duck River Apartments

500 Battery C Field Artillery Dr
Centerville, Tennessee
Disabled Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Centerville

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 Centerville, Tennessee

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 142 affordable apartments for rent in Centerville, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Centerville, Tennessee

Centerville features 142 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 Centerville, Tennessee

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Centerville, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Centerville, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $703 and $859.

2021 Centerville, 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
Centerville, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $647 $685 $781 $1,013 $1,352
Centerville, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $582 to $712 $617 to $754 $703 to $859 $912 to $1,114 $1,217 to $1,487

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Centerville, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 142
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 142
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.06%
Average Renter Household Size 1.92
Average Household Size 2.19
Median Household Income $36,368 ±$7,283
Median Rent $541 ±$93
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 64.03% ± 25.09pp
Total Population 3,572

Population and Household Demographics

Centerville is a city in Hickman County, Tennessee with a population of 3,572. There are 1,504 households in the city with an average household size of 2.19 persons. 26.06% of households in Centerville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Centerville

The median gross income for households in Centerville is $36,368 a year, or $3,031 a month. The median rent for the city is $541 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Centerville, a household making less than $1,803 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 64.03% of households who rent are overburdened in Centerville.

Area Median Income In Centerville

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 Centerville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hickman County.

In Centerville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,200

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 Centerville

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 Centerville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Centerville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Centerville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,200 $21,950 $24,700 $27,400 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Centerville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,700 $35,100 $39,500 $43,850 $47,400 $50,900 $54,400 $57,900