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Affordable Housing In Crab Orchard
Cumberland County, Tennessee

Housing Authorities that serve Crab Orchard

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Crab Orchard, Tennessee

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Crab Orchard, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Crab Orchard, Tennessee

Crab Orchard features 0 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 Crab Orchard, Tennessee

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Crab Orchard, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Crab Orchard, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $609 and $745.

2020 Crab Orchard, 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 $511 $514 $677 $934 $1,014
Payment Standard Range $460 to $562 $463 to $565 $609 to $745 $841 to $1,027 $913 to $1,115

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Crab Orchard, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 14.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.82
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $36,696 ±$7,725
Median Rent $613 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 22.73% ± 32.65pp
Total Population 786

Population and Household Demographics

Crab Orchard is a city in Cumberland County, Tennessee with a population of 786. There are 311 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 14.15% of households in Crab Orchard are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Crab Orchard

The median gross income for households in Crab Orchard is $36,696 a year, or $3,058 a month. The median rent for the city is $613 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crab Orchard, a household making less than $2,043 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 22.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Crab Orchard.

Area Median Income In Crab Orchard

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 Crab Orchard, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cumberland County.

In Crab Orchard, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,300

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 Crab Orchard

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 Crab Orchard

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
50% of Median $19,200 $21,950 $24,700 $27,400 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
80% of Median $30,700 $35,100 $39,500 $43,850 $47,400 $50,900 $54,400 $57,900