Affordable Housing In Crockett County
Tennessee

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Crockett County

Pine Grove Apartments

202 Pine Grove Dr
Alamo, TN
Subsidized

Crescent Park Estates

108 Autumn Valley Dr
Alamo, TN
HCV Welcome

Willow Creek Apartments

589 College St
Bells, TN
HCV Welcome
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There are 3 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 80 affordable apartments for rent in Crockett County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 24 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Crockett County, HUD housing programs support 24 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 56 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve Crockett County

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Crockett County, Tennessee

Crockett County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 80
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Total Population 14,600
Housing Units 5,453
Average Household Size 2.64
Median Household Income $35,464 ±$2,377
Median Rent $637 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.33% ± 6.73pp

Population and Household Demographics

Crockett County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 14,600. There are 5,453 households in the county with an average household size of 2.64 persons. 31.19% of households in Crockett County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Crockett County

The median gross income for households in Crockett County is $35,464 a year, or $2,955 a month. The median rent for the county is $637 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crockett County, a household making less than $2,123 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Crockett County.1

Area Median Income In Crockett 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 Crockett County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,800

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 Crockett 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 Crockett County HUD Rental Assistance in Crockett 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 Crockett County

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

From 1988 to 2009, 2 low income apartment communities containing 56 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Crockett 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 Crockett County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $18,400 $21,000 $23,650 $26,250 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
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 Crockett 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 Crockett 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
$438 $509 $668 $873 $1,146

Cities In Crockett County

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City Listings Served By
Bells 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bells are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office.
Alamo 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alamo are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office.
Friendship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Friendship are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office.
Gadsden 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gadsden are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office.
Maury City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Maury City are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office.