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Affordable Housing In Erin
Houston County, Tennessee

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Erin

Shamrock Apartments

11 Shamrock Dr
Erin, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve Erin

Housing Authority Programs
Erin Housing Authority Public Housing
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Middle Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Erin, Tennessee

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Erin, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Erin, Tennessee

Erin features 0 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 Erin, Tennessee

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Erin, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Erin, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $613 and $749.

2020 Erin, 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 $517 $557 $681 $849 $923
Payment Standard Range $465 to $569 $501 to $613 $613 to $749 $764 to $934 $831 to $1,015

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Erin, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.14%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $28,182 ±$7,502
Median Rent $509 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.82% ± 10.79pp
Total Population 1,346

Population and Household Demographics

Erin is a city in Houston County, Tennessee with a population of 1,346. There are 510 households in the city with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 43.14% of households in Erin are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Erin

The median gross income for households in Erin is $28,182 a year, or $2,349 a month. The median rent for the city is $509 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Erin, a household making less than $1,697 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Erin.

Area Median Income In Erin

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 Erin, the AMI is calculated from all households within Houston County.

In Erin, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,600

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 Erin

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 Erin

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
50% of Median $19,200 $21,950 $24,700 $27,400 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
80% of Median $30,700 $35,100 $39,500 $43,850 $47,400 $50,900 $54,400 $57,900