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Affordable Housing In Davidson County
Tennessee

191 Low Income Apartment Communities In Davidson County

Jefferson Street Lofts

1114 4th Ave N
Nashville, Tennessee

Park at Hillside [ 11 - 18 - 98 ]

1301 Hillside Ave
Nashville, Tennessee

1513 Cahal

1513 Cahal Ave
Nashville, Tennessee

1609 4th Ave N

1609 4th Ave N
Nashville, Tennessee

Argyle Avenue Senior

755 E Argyle Ave
Nashville, Tennessee

1704 West Chester

1704 Westchester Dr
Nashville, Tennessee

Ellington View Apartments

104 Lemont Dr
Nashville, Tennessee

1705 West Chester

1705 Westchester Dr
Nashville, Tennessee

Edgehill Apartments

1101 Edgehill Ave
Nashville, Tennessee

1708 West Chester

1708 Westchester Dr
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 191 low income housing apartment communities offering 15,239 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 5,345 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 $1,077 and $1,317.

2021 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
Davidson County, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $998 $1,031 $1,197 $1,539 $1,930
Davidson County, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $898 to $1,098 $928 to $1,134 $1,077 to $1,317 $1,385 to $1,693 $1,737 to $2,123

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Davidson County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 191
Total Low Income Apartments 15,239
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 $84,300

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Davidson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,750 $20,250 $22,800 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Davidson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,550 $33,750 $37,950 $42,150 $45,550 $48,900 $52,300 $55,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Davidson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,250 $54,000 $60,750 $67,450 $72,850 $78,250 $83,650 $89,050

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.