Affordable Housing In Gibson County
Tennessee

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gibson County

Dyer Apartments

174 Rocky Point Dr
Dyer, Tennessee
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Eaglewood IV Apartments

300 Eaglewood Dr
Kenton, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Rachell Square Apartments

115 Eds Dr
Rutherford, Tennessee
Call For Rent
2 BR
Subsidized

Gibson House Apartments

2220 U.S. 45 Bypass S
Trenton, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Marshall Gardens

4060 Reasons Blvd
Milan, Tennessee

Trenton Group Home

194 Westwood Dr
Trenton, Tennessee
Subsidized

Milan Group Home

4059 Middle Rd
Milan, Tennessee
Subsidized

St Matthew Manor West

2575 Viking Dr
Humboldt, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Crockett Manor Apartments

2047 US Highway 45 Byp S
Trenton, Tennessee
Subsidized

Meadows of Milan Apartments

4051 Reasons Blvd
Milan, Tennessee

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

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,060 affordable apartments for rent in Gibson County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Gibson County, Tennessee

Gibson County features 908 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 Gibson County, Tennessee

There are 152 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gibson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gibson County, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gibson County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $637 and $779.

2022 Gibson 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
Gibson County, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $470 $569 $708 $962 $1,212
Gibson County, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $423 to $517 $512 to $626 $637 to $779 $866 to $1,058 $1,091 to $1,333

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gibson County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 1,060
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 908
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.78%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $38,457 ±$2,012
Median Rent $605 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.79% ± 5.41pp
Total Population 49,572

Population and Household Demographics

Gibson County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 49,572. There are 19,449 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 27.78% of households in Gibson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gibson County

The median gross income for households in Gibson County is $38,457 a year, or $3,205 a month. The median rent for the county is $605 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gibson County, a household making less than $2,017 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Gibson County.

Area Median Income In Gibson 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 Gibson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,000

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 Gibson 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 Gibson County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gibson 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 Gibson 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 Gibson 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 Gibson County

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City Served By
Bradford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bradford is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Dyer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dyer is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Gibson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gibson is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Humboldt The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Humboldt are the Humboldt Housing Authority and Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Kenton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kenton is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Medina The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Medina is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Milan The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Milan are the Milan Housing Authority and Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Rutherford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rutherford is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Trenton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Trenton are the Trenton Housing Authority and Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Yorkville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yorkville is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.