Affordable Housing In Dunlap
Sequatchie County, Tennessee

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dunlap

Valley View Garden Apartments

10 Garden Loop Ct
Dunlap, Tennessee
2-3 BR

Dunlap Gardens

417 Buddy Skyles Rd
Dunlap, Tennessee

Sequatchie Havn 1 Colloms and Associate

229 Rankin Ave
Dunlap, Tennessee

Sethra Dunlap

1 Cedar Grove Way
Dunlap, Tennessee

West Towne Apartments

224 Elm St N
Dunlap, Tennessee

North Towne Apartments

804 Old York Hwy N
Dunlap, Tennessee
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Dunlap, Tennessee

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Dunlap, Tennessee

Housing Authority Programs
Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dunlap, Tennessee

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 229 affordable apartments for rent in Dunlap, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Dunlap, Tennessee

Dunlap features 111 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 Dunlap, Tennessee

There are 118 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dunlap.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dunlap, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dunlap landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Dunlap.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dunlap, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $795 and $971.

2022 Dunlap, 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
Dunlap, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $721 $742 $883 $1,148 $1,380
Dunlap, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $649 to $793 $668 to $816 $795 to $971 $1,033 to $1,263 $1,242 to $1,518

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Dunlap, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 229
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 111
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.18%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $35,119 ±$7,345
Median Rent $581 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.68% ± 14.98pp
Total Population 5,022

Population and Household Demographics

Dunlap is a city in Sequatchie County, Tennessee with a population of 5,022. There are 2,006 households in the city with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 41.18% of households in Dunlap are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dunlap

The median gross income for households in Dunlap is $35,119 a year, or $2,927 a month. The median rent for the city is $581 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dunlap, a household making less than $1,937 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Dunlap.

Area Median Income In Dunlap

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 Dunlap, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sequatchie County.

In Dunlap, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,200

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 Dunlap

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 Dunlap

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dunlap AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,800 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Dunlap AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,350 $30,100 $33,850 $37,600 $40,650 $43,650 $46,650 $49,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Dunlap AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,150 $48,150 $54,150 $60,150 $65,000 $69,800 $74,600 $79,400