Affordable Housing In Hamblen County
Tennessee

22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hamblen County

Laurelwood - A Senior Community

513 S. Hill Street
Morristown, TN
$412
1 BR
Subsidized

Walter's Ridge Apartments

578 Housley Street
Morristown, TN
$510-560
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Rutledge Place

720 and 730 East Louise Street
Morristown, TN
$421-635
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Chloe Lane

Old White Pine Road
Morristown, TN
Accepts Vouchers

Lincoln Manor Apartments

1107 S Jackson St
Morristown, TN
Subsidized

Kc Home of Morristown

615 Gammon Ave
Morristown, TN
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lincoln Park Apartments

1109 Sulphur Springs Rd
Morristown, TN
Subsidized

Roy J. Messer Apartments

1523 Main St
White Pine, TN
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Henry Manor

425 N Henry St
Morristown, TN
Subsidized

Henry Manor Apartments

425 N Henry St
Morristown, TN
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Hamblen County

Housing Authority Programs
Morristown Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hamblen County, Tennessee

There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,483 affordable apartments for rent in Hamblen County, Tennessee. Hamblen County features 1,016 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 467 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hamblen County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hamblen County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 22
Total Low Income Apartments 1,483
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,016
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.61
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $37,617 ±$2,162
Median Rent $654 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.96% ± 4.64pp
Total Population 62,999

Population and Household Demographics

Hamblen County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 62,999. There are 24,470 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 34.06% of households in Hamblen County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hamblen County

The median gross income for households in Hamblen County is $37,617 a year, or $3,135 a month. The median rent for the county is $654 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hamblen County, a household making less than $2,180 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Hamblen County.1

Area Median Income In Hamblen 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 Hamblen County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,800

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 Hamblen 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 Hamblen County HUD Rental Assistance in Hamblen County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $32,450 $34,700 $36,900
50% of Median $19,600 $22,400 $25,200 $27,950 $30,200 $32,450 $34,700 $36,900
80% of Median $31,300 $35,800 $40,250 $44,700 $48,300 $51,900 $55,450 $59,050
Fair Market Rents in Hamblen County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$557 $560 $738 $996 $1,000

Cities In Hamblen County

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City Listings Served By
Morristown 20 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Morristown are the Morristown Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
White Pine 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve White Pine are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.