Affordable Housing In Cocke County
Tennessee

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cocke County

Blue Ridge Apartments

800 Blue Ridge Way
Newport, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Newport Terrace Apartments

425 Terrace Way
Newport, Tennessee
Subsidized

Newport Group Home

299 Bailey St
Newport, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

River Rest Apartments

330 River Rest Way
Newport, Tennessee
Subsidized

Suncrest Apartments

261 Suncrest Way
Newport, Tennessee
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Col. C. T. Rhyne Homes

335 E Broadway
Newport, Tennessee

Cocke Estates

100 Elena Ln
Newport, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Mt View Apartments

270 Senior Way
Newport, Tennessee
Subsidized

Newport Village Apartments

421 Appalachian Way
Newport, Tennessee
Subsidized

Newport Manor Apartments

299 Dykes St
Newport, Tennessee
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Cocke County

Housing Authority Programs
Morristown Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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

Other Housing Authorities located in Cocke County

Housing Authority Programs
Newport Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cocke County, Tennessee

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 890 affordable apartments for rent in Cocke County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Cocke County, Tennessee

Cocke County features 769 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 Cocke County, Tennessee

There are 121 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cocke County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cocke County, Tennessee

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cocke County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 890
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 769
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.24%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $31,187 ±$2,688
Median Rent $556 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.65% ± 6.38pp
Total Population 35,321

Population and Household Demographics

Cocke County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 35,321. There are 14,710 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 31.24% of households in Cocke County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cocke County

The median gross income for households in Cocke County is $31,187 a year, or $2,599 a month. The median rent for the county is $556 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cocke County, a household making less than $1,853 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Cocke County.1

Area Median Income In Cocke 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 Cocke County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $41,600

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 Cocke 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Cocke 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

Cities In Cocke County

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City Listings Served By
Newport 12 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Newport are the Newport Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Parrottsville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Parrottsville are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.