Affordable Housing In Gordonsville
Smith County, Tennessee

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gordonsville

Rewoda Heights

164 Gordon Dr
Gordonsville, Tennessee

Meadow Greene Apartments

118 Meadow Green Ln
Gordonsville, Tennessee
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Gordonsville, 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 Gordonsville, 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 Gordonsville, Tennessee

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 142 affordable apartments for rent in Gordonsville, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Gordonsville, Tennessee

Gordonsville features 70 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 Gordonsville, Tennessee

There are 72 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gordonsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gordonsville, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gordonsville, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $653 and $798.

2022 Gordonsville, 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
Gordonsville, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $486 $551 $725 $920 $1,043
Gordonsville, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $437 to $535 $496 to $606 $653 to $798 $828 to $1,012 $939 to $1,147

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gordonsville, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 142
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 70
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.05%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $44,615 ±$12,910
Median Rent $627 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.3% ± 14.99pp
Total Population 1,444

Population and Household Demographics

Gordonsville is a city in Smith County, Tennessee with a population of 1,444. There are 588 households in the city with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 36.05% of households in Gordonsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gordonsville

The median gross income for households in Gordonsville is $44,615 a year, or $3,718 a month. The median rent for the city is $627 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gordonsville, a household making less than $2,090 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Gordonsville.

Area Median Income In Gordonsville

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 Gordonsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Smith County.

In Gordonsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,200

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 Gordonsville

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 Gordonsville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gordonsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,800 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $40,750 $43,400
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gordonsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,000 $26,300 $29,600 $32,850 $35,500 $38,150 $40,750 $43,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gordonsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,800 $42,050 $47,300 $52,550 $56,800 $61,000 $65,200 $69,400