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Affordable Housing In Chapel Hill
Marshall County, Tennessee

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chapel Hill

Spring Creek Apartments

464 Spring Creek St
Chapel Hill, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve Chapel Hill

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 Chapel Hill, Tennessee

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Chapel Hill, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Chapel Hill, Tennessee

Chapel Hill features 24 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 Chapel Hill, Tennessee

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chapel Hill, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chapel Hill, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $672 and $822.

2020 Chapel Hill, 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 $563 $567 $747 $948 $1,012
Payment Standard Range $507 to $619 $510 to $624 $672 to $822 $853 to $1,043 $911 to $1,113

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Chapel Hill, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.61
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $40,625 ±$4,917
Median Rent $838 ±$119
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.8% ± 24.9pp
Total Population 1,573

Population and Household Demographics

Chapel Hill is a City in Marshall County, Tennessee with a population of 1,573. There are 611 households in the city with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 22.42% of households in Chapel Hill are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chapel Hill

The median gross income for households in Chapel Hill is $40,625 a year, or $3,385 a month. The median rent for the city is $838 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chapel Hill, a household making less than $2,793 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.8% of households who rent are overburdened in Chapel Hill.1

Area Median Income In Chapel Hill

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 Chapel Hill, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marshall County.

In Chapel Hill, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,700

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 Chapel Hill

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 Chapel Hill

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 $30,170 $32,900 $35,200 $37,450
50% of Median $19,850 $22,700 $25,550 $28,350 $30,650 $32,900 $35,200 $37,450
80% of Median $31,750 $36,300 $40,850 $45,350 $49,000 $52,650 $56,250 $59,900