Low Income Apartments In Claiborne County
Tennessee

Low Income Apartments In Claiborne County

Tazewell Village

808 Majestic Way
New Tazewell, TN
Studio BR
HCV Welcome

Colonial Manor

315 Coffey St
Tazewell, TN
Subsidized

Regency Village

920 Regency Ln
New Tazewell, TN
Subsidized

The Peaks of Tazewell

474 Tom Ball Road
Tazewell, TN

East Ridge Apartments, Ltd

354 Mcvey Rd
Tazewell, TN
Subsidized

Five Rivers Service, Inc

1913 Cedar Dr
Tazewell, TN
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Cumberland Square Apartments

455 Cumberland Gallery St
New Tazewell, TN
Subsidized

New Tazewell Tazewell Luttrell

229 Cumberland St
Tazewell, TN
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There are 8 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 481 affordable apartments for rent in Claiborne County, Tennessee. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 381 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 45 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Claiborne County. There are 44 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Claiborne County

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Claiborne County, Tennessee

Claiborne County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 481
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 381
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.04%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Total Population 31,748
Housing Units 12,705
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $34,899 ±$1,875
Median Rent $519 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.01% ± 6.4pp

Population and Household Demographics

Claiborne County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 31,748. There are 12,705 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 28.04% of households in Claiborne County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Claiborne County

The median gross income for households in Claiborne County is $34,899 a year, or $2,908 a month. The median rent for the county is $519 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Claiborne County, a household making less than $1,730 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Claiborne County.1

Area Median Income In Claiborne 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 Claiborne County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,400

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 Claiborne 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 Claiborne County HUD Rental Assistance in Claiborne County

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
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Claiborne County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1993 to 1993, 1 low income apartment communities containing 44 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Claiborne County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Claiborne County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $22,080 $25,200 $28,380 $31,500 $34,020 $36,540 $39,060 $41,580

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Claiborne County is $28,380 a year, or $2,365 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,365 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $710 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $460 $493 $591 $683 $761 $840
60% $552 $591 $710 $819 $914 $1,008
Fair Market Rents in Claiborne County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$457 $487 $619 $776 $979

Cities In Claiborne County

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City Listings Served By
New Tazewell 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New Tazewell are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Tazewell 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tazewell are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Cumberland Gap 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cumberland Gap are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Harrogate 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Harrogate are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.