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Affordable Housing In Dickson County

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dickson County

Evan Heights Apartments

1215 E Walnut St
Dickson, Tennessee

Brookview Apartments

304 McLemore St
Dickson, Tennessee

106 a and B Popular

106 Poplar St
Dickson, Tennessee

306 W Chestnut

306 W Chestnut St
Dickson, Tennessee

Pleasant Valley Village Apartments

100 Pleasant Valley Dr
Dickson, Tennessee

Wakeman Crossing Apartments

601 Church St
White Bluff, Tennessee

Dickson Village

149 Hayes Cir
Dickson, Tennessee

Cedar Pointe Apartments

113 Graham St
White Bluff, Tennessee

Madison Ridge Apartments

2030 Highway 70 W
Dickson, Tennessee

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dickson County, Tennessee

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 720 affordable apartments for rent in Dickson County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Dickson County, Tennessee

Dickson County features 363 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 Dickson County, Tennessee

There are 357 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dickson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dickson County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dickson County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Dickson County.

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

2020 Dickson 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 research.

Dickson County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 720
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 363
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.85%
Average Renter Household Size 2.62
Average Household Size 2.69
Median Household Income $44,680 ±$2,703
Median Rent $722 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.76% ± 5.18pp
Total Population 50,472

Population and Household Demographics

Dickson County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 50,472. There are 18,556 households in the county with an average household size of 2.69 persons. 27.85% of households in Dickson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dickson County

The median gross income for households in Dickson County is $44,680 a year, or $3,723 a month. The median rent for the county is $722 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dickson County, a household making less than $2,407 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Dickson County.

Area Median Income In Dickson 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 Dickson 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 Dickson 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 Dickson 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 Dickson County

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City Served By
Dickson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dickson is the Dickson Housing Authority.
White Bluff