Affordable Housing In Claiborne County
Tennessee

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Claiborne County

Tazewell Village

808 Majestic Way
New Tazewell, TN
Call For Rent
Studio BR
Accepts Vouchers

Colonial Manor

315 Coffey St
Tazewell, TN
Subsidized

Regency Village

920 Regency Ln
New Tazewell, TN
Subsidized

Cumberland Square Apartments

455 Cumberland Gallery St
New Tazewell, TN
Subsidized

The Peaks of Tazewell

474 Tom Ball Road
Tazewell, TN
Accepts Vouchers

East Ridge Apartments, Ltd

354 Mcvey Rd
Tazewell, TN
Subsidized

Five Rivers Service, Inc

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

New Tazewell Tazewell Luttrell

229 Cumberland St
Tazewell, TN
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Housing Authorities that serve Claiborne 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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Claiborne County, Tennessee

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 481 affordable apartments for rent in Claiborne County, Tennessee. Claiborne County features 381 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 100 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Claiborne County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Claiborne County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

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

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
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.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$492 $521 $649 $809 $965

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.