Affordable Housing In Franklin
Williamson County, Tennessee

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Franklin

Senior Residence at Reddick Street

198 Granbury St
Franklin, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Harpeth Hills Apartments Phase II

300 Sycamore Dr
Franklin, Tennessee
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Chpwc Franklin 9

248 Chestnut Ln
Franklin, Tennessee

600 Cherokee Pl

600 Cherokee Pl
Franklin, Tennessee
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Franklin, 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 Franklin, Tennessee

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Franklin, Tennessee

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 376 affordable apartments for rent in Franklin, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Franklin, Tennessee

Franklin features 367 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 Franklin, Tennessee

There are 9 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Franklin.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Franklin, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Franklin landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Franklin.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Franklin, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,128 and $1,378.

2022 Franklin, 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
Franklin, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Franklin, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $971 to $1,187 $990 to $1,210 $1,128 to $1,378 $1,428 to $1,746 $1,778 to $2,173

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Franklin, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 376
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 367
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.13
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $85,671 ±$3,306
Median Rent $1,143 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.17% ± 4.88pp
Total Population 68,549

Population and Household Demographics

Franklin is a city in Williamson County, Tennessee with a population of 68,549. There are 26,228 households in the city with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 32.53% of households in Franklin are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Franklin

The median gross income for households in Franklin is $85,671 a year, or $7,139 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,143 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Franklin, a household making less than $3,810 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Franklin.

Area Median Income In Franklin

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 Franklin, the AMI is calculated from all households within Williamson County.

In Franklin, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,700

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 Franklin

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 Franklin

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Franklin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,850 $22,650 $25,500 $28,300 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Franklin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,050 $37,750 $42,450 $47,150 $50,950 $54,700 $58,500 $62,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Franklin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,850 $60,400 $67,950 $75,450 $81,500 $87,550 $93,600 $99,600