Affordable Housing In Greene County
Tennessee

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greene County

Indian Hills Apartments

800 Indian Hills Circle
Greeneville, Tennessee
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Woodridge Apartments

1001 Light St
Greeneville, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Plaza Towers

224 Thornwood Dr
Greeneville, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Courtyard Apartments

717 Forest St
Greeneville, Tennessee
Subsidized

Woodridge Apartments Annex

1101 Light St
Greeneville, Tennessee
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Greeneville Terrace Apartments

406 Elk St
Greeneville, Tennessee
Subsidized

Crockett Development

801 Arnold Rd
Greeneville, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Crockett Residential

1010 Arnold Rd
Greeneville, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Earl H. Smith Homes

206 Ross Blvd
Greeneville, Tennessee

Hidden Oaks

1108 W Summer St
Greeneville, Tennessee

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

Housing Authority Programs
Morristown Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Greene County, Tennessee

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,107 affordable apartments for rent in Greene County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Greene County, Tennessee

Greene County features 848 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 Greene County, Tennessee

There are 259 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greene County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greene County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greene County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Greene County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greene County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $608 and $744.

2022 Greene 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
Greene County, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $583 $593 $676 $960 $1,134
Greene County, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $525 to $641 $534 to $652 $608 to $744 $864 to $1,056 $1,021 to $1,247

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Greene County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 1,107
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 848
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $35,196 ±$957
Median Rent $558 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.08% ± 4.29pp
Total Population 68,576

Population and Household Demographics

Greene County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 68,576. There are 28,061 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 28.52% of households in Greene County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greene County

The median gross income for households in Greene County is $35,196 a year, or $2,933 a month. The median rent for the county is $558 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greene County, a household making less than $1,860 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Greene County.

Area Median Income In Greene 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 Greene County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,000

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 Greene 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 Greene County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Greene County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $33,350 $35,650 $37,950
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Greene County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,150 $23,000 $25,900 $28,750 $31,050 $33,350 $35,650 $37,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Greene County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,200 $36,800 $41,400 $46,000 $49,700 $53,400 $57,050 $60,750

Cities In Greene County

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City Served By
Baileyton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Baileyton are the Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority and Morristown Housing Authority.
Fall Branch The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fall Branch are the Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority and Morristown Housing Authority.
Greeneville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Greeneville are the Greeneville Housing Authority, Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority and Morristown Housing Authority.
Mosheim The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mosheim are the Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority and Morristown Housing Authority.
Tusculum The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tusculum are the Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority and Morristown Housing Authority.