Affordable Housing In Gates
Lauderdale County, Tennessee

Affordable Housing programs support 23 income based apartments in Gates where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Gates that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Gates, Tennessee

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Gates. Go to the Tennessee Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Gates.

Gates Apartments

614 Huntington Street
Gates, Tennessee
Income Based
2-3 BR
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing Near Gates

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Gates, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Mainstream Voucher; Homeownership
Go to the Tennessee Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Gates.

Gates, Tennessee Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Gates, Tennessee

Gates features 23 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 Gates, Tennessee

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gates, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gates, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $672 and $822.

2023 Gates, 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
Gates, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $564 $567 $747 $974 $1,196
Gates, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $508 to $620 $510 to $624 $672 to $822 $877 to $1,071 $1,076 to $1,316

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gates, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 23
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 23
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 51.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.78
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $27,500 ±$4,933
Median Rent $711 ±$81
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.09% ± 11.96pp
Total Population 792

Population and Household Demographics

Gates is a city in Lauderdale County, Tennessee with a population of 792. There are 312 households in the city with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 51.6% of households in Gates are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gates

The median gross income for households in Gates is $27,500 a year, or $2,292 a month. The median rent for the city is $711 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gates, a household making less than $2,370 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Gates.

Area Median Income In Gates

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 Gates, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lauderdale County.

In Gates, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,900

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 Gates

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 Gates

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gates AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,600 $39,150 $41,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gates AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,100 $25,250 $28,400 $31,550 $34,100 $36,600 $39,150 $41,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gates AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,350 $40,400 $45,450 $50,450 $54,500 $58,550 $62,600 $66,600