Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Clarksville, TN

Discover affordable housing in Clarksville where there are 22+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

The Vinings at Greencastle

2675 Wilson Rd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37043

Orchard Park Apartments

375 South Lancaster, Clarksville, Tennessee 37042

Ramblewood Apartments

2400 Ramblewood Dr, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

Needmore Place

290 Needmore Rd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

Sunset Village Apartments

151 Wallace Blvd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37042

Walnut Grove Supportive Housing

651 W Thompkins Ln, Clarksville, Tennessee 37043

Oak Hill

118 Union St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

Fieldstone Village

2924 Dunlop Ln., Clarksville, Tennessee 37043

Miller Town Apartments

395 Jack Miller Blvd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37042

South Central Village Apartments of Clarksville

1420 Paradise Hill Rd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37043

Crossland Place Apartments

441 Kelly Ln, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

Clarksville Heights Apartments

500 Kraft St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

Crossland Manor Apartments

701 Gracey Ave, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

Orchard Park II

376 S Lancaster Rd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37042

Lincoln Homes

122 Chapel St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

Summit Heights

202 Caldwell Ln, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

Cumberland Manor Apartments

1121 Riverwood Pl, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

Kc Home of Clarksville

2425 Highway 41A Byp, Clarksville, Tennessee 37043

Mcaullife Apartments

2301 Formal Dr, Clarksville, Tennessee 37042

Meriwether Lewis Group Home

2807 Trough Springs Rd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37043

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Clarksville, Tennessee
$16.35 (+226%) more than Tennessee minimum wage and $16.35 (+226%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Clarksville, Tennessee?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Clarksville, Tennessee.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Family Self-Sufficiency, Mainstream Voucher, Homeownership programs for Clarksville, Tennessee.

Go to the Tennessee Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Clarksville.

How many renters live in Clarksville, Tennessee?

The City of Clarksville has 176,977 people living in 68,704 households.

There are 68,903 renters living in 27,986 renter households in this City. Renters make up 38.93 percent of the population living in Clarksville.

What is the rental market like in Clarksville, Tennessee?

There are an estimated 67,051 housing units in the Clarksville area. Of these, 29,240 units are rental homes, making up 44 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Clarksville, Tennessee, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Clarksville?

The rental vacancy rate in Clarksville is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Clarksville for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Clarksville
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
578 2,746 12,666 9,045 1,989
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Clarksville

A large number of apartments in Clarksville have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Clarksville are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 47 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 20 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Clarksville

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $887 to $2,114. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $887
One BR $970
Two BR $1,246
Three BR $1,750
Four BR $2,114
2024 Fair Market Rents in Clarksville, Tennessee

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Clarksville?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 347 60 percent
One BR 1,609 59 percent
Two BR 9,125 72 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Clarksville, Tennessee

How many affordable rental units are in Clarksville?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Clarksville, Tennessee including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 768
Public Housing 504
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 206
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 17
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Clarksville, Tennessee

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Clarksville, Tennessee

Clarksville features 862 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 Clarksville, Tennessee

There are 803 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clarksville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clarksville, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clarksville landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Clarksville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clarksville, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,121 and $1,371.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.