Affordable Housing In Dyer County
Tennessee

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dyer County

Greentree Apartments

725 US Highway 51 Byp E
Dyersburg, Tennessee
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Meadow Lane Apartments

625 Hwy 51 By-Pass E
Dyersburg, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Eaglewood V Apartments

600 Eaglewood Dr
Dyersburg, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

St Joseph Village

885 US Highway 51 Byp W
Dyersburg, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Oakview Apartments

200 Wheatley Drive Ext
Newbern, Tennessee
Subsidized

Mciver Manor Apartments

745 Tucker Street
Dyersburg, Tennessee
Subsidized

Wesley Homes of Dyersburg

850 US Highway 51 Byp N
Dyersburg, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Willows

1011 Caleb Dr
Dyersburg, Tennessee
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Wesley Hills - Dyersburg

1020 Caleb Dr
Dyersburg, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Kc Home of Newbern

807 E Highway 77
Newbern, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Dyer County, 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 Dyer County, Tennessee

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Mainstream Voucher; Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dyer County, Tennessee

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,161 affordable apartments for rent in Dyer County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Dyer County, Tennessee

Dyer County features 1,033 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 Dyer County, Tennessee

There are 128 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dyer County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dyer County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dyer County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Dyer County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dyer County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $619 and $757.

2022 Dyer 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
Dyer County, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $457 $523 $688 $977 $1,060
Dyer County, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $411 to $503 $471 to $575 $619 to $757 $879 to $1,075 $954 to $1,166

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dyer County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 1,161
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,033
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.68%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $42,468 ±$3,230
Median Rent $618 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.92% ± 6.44pp
Total Population 38,054

Population and Household Demographics

Dyer County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 38,054. There are 14,931 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 35.68% of households in Dyer County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dyer County

The median gross income for households in Dyer County is $42,468 a year, or $3,539 a month. The median rent for the county is $618 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dyer County, a household making less than $2,060 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Dyer County.

Area Median Income In Dyer 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 Dyer County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,500

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 Dyer 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 Dyer County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dyer County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $30,500 $32,750 $35,000 $37,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Dyer County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,750 $22,600 $25,400 $28,200 $30,500 $32,750 $35,000 $37,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Dyer County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$31,600 $36,100 $40,600 $45,100 $48,750 $52,350 $55,950 $59,550

Cities In Dyer County

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City Served By
Dyersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dyersburg are the Dyersburg Housing Authority and Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Newbern The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Newbern are the Newbern Housing Authority and Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Trimble The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trimble is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.