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Affordable Housing In Hamblen County
Tennessee

22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hamblen County

Laurelwood - A Senior Community

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

Walter's Ridge Apartments

578 Housley Street
Morristown, Tennessee
$510-560
1-2 BR

Rutledge Place

720 and 730 East Louise Street
Morristown, Tennessee
$421-635
1-3 BR

Chloe Lane

Old White Pine Road
Morristown, Tennessee

Lincoln Manor Apartments

1107 S Jackson St
Morristown, Tennessee
Subsidized

Kc Home of Morristown

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

Lincoln Park Apartments

1109 Sulphur Springs Rd
Morristown, Tennessee
Subsidized

Roy J. Messer Apartments

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

Henry Manor

425 N Henry St
Morristown, Tennessee
Subsidized

Five Rivers Service, Inc

825 Donna St
Morristown, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Hamblen County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hamblen County, Tennessee

There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,481 affordable apartments for rent in Hamblen County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Hamblen County, Tennessee

Hamblen County features 1,064 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 Hamblen County, Tennessee

There are 417 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hamblen County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hamblen County, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hamblen County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $678 and $828.

2021 Hamblen 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
Hamblen County, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $568 $571 $753 $1,028 $1,032
Hamblen County, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $511 to $625 $514 to $628 $678 to $828 $925 to $1,131 $929 to $1,135

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hamblen County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 22
Total Low Income Apartments 1,481
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,064
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.

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 $63,800

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 HUD Rental Assistance in Hamblen County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hamblen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $33,700 $36,050 $38,350
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hamblen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,350 $23,250 $26,150 $29,050 $31,400 $33,700 $36,050 $38,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hamblen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,550 $37,200 $41,850 $46,500 $50,250 $53,950 $57,700 $61,400

Cities In Hamblen County

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City Served By
Morristown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Morristown are the Morristown Housing Authority and Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
White Pine The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve White Pine are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency and Morristown Housing Authority.