Affordable Housing In Hawkins County
41 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hawkins County
Housing Authorities that serve Hawkins County
|Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Other Housing Authorities located in Hawkins County
|Rogersville Housing Authority||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Hawkins County, Tennessee
There are 41 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,603 affordable apartments for rent in Hawkins County, Tennessee.
Income Based Apartments in Hawkins County, Tennessee
Hawkins County features 1,970 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 Hawkins County, Tennessee
There are 629 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hawkins County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Hawkins County, Tennessee
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hawkins County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Hawkins County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hawkins County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.
2020 Hawkins 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$533||$542||$714||$933||$1,029|
|Payment Standard Range||$480 to $586||$488 to $596||$643 to $785||$840 to $1,026||$926 to $1,132|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Hawkins County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||41|
|Total Low Income Apartments||2,603|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,970|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||25.41%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.23|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Median Household Income||$36,927 ±$1,670|
|Median Rent||$598 ±$34|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||41.92% ± 5.38pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Hawkins County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 56,595. There are 23,167 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 25.41% of households in Hawkins County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Hawkins County
The median gross income for households in Hawkins County is $36,927 a year, or $3,077 a month. The median rent for the county is $598 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hawkins County, a household making less than $1,993 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Hawkins County.1
Area Median Income In Hawkins 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 Hawkins County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,100
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 Hawkins 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 Hawkins County HUD Rental Assistance in Hawkins 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||$29,800||$32,000||$34,200||$36,400|
|50% of Median||$19,300||$22,050||$24,800||$27,550||$29,800||$32,000||$34,200||$36,400|
|80% of Median||$30,900||$35,300||$39,700||$44,100||$47,650||$51,200||$54,700||$58,250|
Cities In Hawkins County
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|Kingsport||29||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kingsport is the Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority.|
|Bulls Gap||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bulls Gap is the Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority.|
|Rogersville||7||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rogersville are the Rogersville Housing Authority and Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority.|
|Church Hill||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Church Hill is the Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority.|
|Mooresburg||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mooresburg is the Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority.|
|Mount Carmel||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Carmel is the Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority.|
|Surgoinsville||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Surgoinsville is the Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority.|