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Affordable Housing In Davidson County
Tennessee

193 Low Income Apartment Communities In Davidson County

410 37th Ave N

410 37th Ave N
Nashville, Tennessee

414 37th Ave N

414 37th Ave N
Nashville, Tennessee

Boscobel

1300 Boscobel St
Nashville, Tennessee

429 Dennis

429 Dennis Dr
Nashville, Tennessee

Hillside Duplex

3042 Hillside Rd
Nashville, Tennessee

Queens Avenue Duplex

325 Queen Ave
Nashville, Tennessee

530 Yokley

530 Yokley Dr
Nashville, Tennessee

Greens of Rivergate

200 Dry Creek Rd
Goodlettsville, Tennessee

619 N 2nd St

619 N 2nd St
Nashville, Tennessee

711 S 11th Ave

711 S 11th St
Nashville, Tennessee

Housing Authorities that serve Davidson County

Housing Authority Programs
Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Davidson County, Tennessee

There are 193 low income housing apartment communities offering 15,603 affordable apartments for rent in Davidson County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Davidson County, Tennessee

Davidson County features 9,894 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 Davidson County, Tennessee

There are 5,709 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Davidson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Davidson County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Davidson County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Davidson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Davidson County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,022 and $1,250.

2020 Davidson County, 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 $898 $957 $1,136 $1,484 $1,822
Payment Standard Range $808 to $988 $861 to $1,053 $1,022 to $1,250 $1,336 to $1,632 $1,640 to $2,004

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Davidson County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 193
Total Low Income Apartments 15,603
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 9,894
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $48,368 ±$869
Median Rent $874 ±$7
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.34% ± 1.26pp
Total Population 658,506

Population and Household Demographics

Davidson County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 658,506. There are 264,211 households in the county with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 45.86% of households in Davidson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Davidson County

The median gross income for households in Davidson County is $48,368 a year, or $4,031 a month. The median rent for the county is $874 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Davidson County, a household making less than $2,913 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Davidson County.

Area Median Income In Davidson 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 Davidson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,300

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 Davidson 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 Davidson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,300 $19,800 $22,250 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,850 $32,950 $37,050 $41,150 $44,450 $47,750 $51,050 $54,350
80% of Median $46,100 $52,700 $59,300 $65,850 $71,150 $76,400 $81,700 $86,950

Cities In Davidson County

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City Served By
Antioch
Belle Meade The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belle Meade is the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency.
Berry Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berry Hill is the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency.
Forest Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forest Hills is the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency.
Goodlettsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Goodlettsville is the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency.
Lakewood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lakewood is the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency.
Nashville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nashville is the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency.
Oak Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Hill is the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency.
Ridgetop The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ridgetop is the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency.