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Affordable Housing In Goodlettsville
Davidson County, Tennessee

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Goodlettsville

The Residences at Gallatin

109 Long Hollow Pike
Goodlettsville, Tennessee
1-3 BR

The Retreat at Dry Creek Farms, Phase I

601 Robert Cartwright Dr
Goodlettsville, Tennessee

Meadow Creek, Apartments

919 S Dickerson Rd
Goodlettsville, Tennessee

Greens of Rivergate

200 Dry Creek Rd
Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve Goodlettsville

Housing Authority Programs
Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Goodlettsville, Tennessee

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 588 affordable apartments for rent in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Goodlettsville, Tennessee

Goodlettsville 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 Goodlettsville, Tennessee

There are 588 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Goodlettsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Goodlettsville, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Goodlettsville landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Goodlettsville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Goodlettsville, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,077 and $1,317.

2021 Goodlettsville, 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
Goodlettsville, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $998 $1,031 $1,197 $1,539 $1,930
Goodlettsville, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $898 to $1,098 $928 to $1,134 $1,077 to $1,317 $1,385 to $1,693 $1,737 to $2,123

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Goodlettsville, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 588
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.13%
Average Renter Household Size 2.19
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $53,763 ±$7,402
Median Rent $917 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.55% ± 10.58pp
Total Population 16,672

Population and Household Demographics

Goodlettsville is a city in Davidson County, Tennessee with a population of 16,672. There are 6,821 households in the city with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 43.13% of households in Goodlettsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Goodlettsville

The median gross income for households in Goodlettsville is $53,763 a year, or $4,480 a month. The median rent for the city is $917 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Goodlettsville, a household making less than $3,057 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Goodlettsville.

Area Median Income In Goodlettsville

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 Goodlettsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Davidson County.

In Goodlettsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,300

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 Goodlettsville

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 Goodlettsville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Goodlettsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,750 $20,250 $22,800 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Goodlettsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,550 $33,750 $37,950 $42,150 $45,550 $48,900 $52,300 $55,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Goodlettsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,250 $54,000 $60,750 $67,450 $72,850 $78,250 $83,650 $89,050