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Affordable Housing In Decaturville
Decatur County, Tennessee

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Decaturville

Parsons - Decaturville Housing

100 E Poplar Dr
Decaturville, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve Decaturville

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
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 Decaturville, Tennessee

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 75 affordable apartments for rent in Decaturville, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Decaturville, Tennessee

Decaturville features 75 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 Decaturville, Tennessee

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Decaturville, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Decaturville, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $584 and $714.

2020 Decaturville, 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 $492 $570 $649 $809 $969
Payment Standard Range $443 to $541 $513 to $627 $584 to $714 $728 to $890 $872 to $1,066

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Decaturville, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 75
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 75
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.95
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $27,708 ±$7,132
Median Rent $579 ±$128
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.79% ± 18.07pp
Total Population 983

Population and Household Demographics

Decaturville is a City in Decatur County, Tennessee with a population of 983. There are 368 households in the city with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 38.32% of households in Decaturville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Decaturville

The median gross income for households in Decaturville is $27,708 a year, or $2,309 a month. The median rent for the city is $579 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Decaturville, a household making less than $1,930 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Decaturville.1

Area Median Income In Decaturville

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 Decaturville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Decatur County.

In Decaturville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,900

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 Decaturville

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 Decaturville

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