Affordable Housing In Haywood County
Tennessee

25 Low Income Apartment Communities In Haywood County

Ridgeview Apartments

43 Ridgeview Cv
Brownsville, TN
Subsidized

Meadowbrook Apartments

43 Riverbrook Cv
Brownsville, TN
HCV Welcome

Prairie Creek Estates

Hwy 76 Bypass
Brownsville, TN
HCV Welcome

236 S Grand Ave

236 S Grand Ave
Brownsville, TN

Haywood Manor Apartments

683 Tamm St
Brownsville, TN
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Haywood County

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher

Other Housing Authorities located in Haywood County

Housing Authority Programs
Brownsville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Haywood County, Tennessee

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 25 low income housing apartment communities offering 613 affordable apartments for rent in Haywood County, Tennessee. Haywood County features 393 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 220 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Haywood County.

Haywood County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 25
Total Low Income Apartments 613
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 393
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.9%
Average Renter Household Size 2.49
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $34,182 ±$2,846
Median Rent $598 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.54% ± 6.72pp
Total Population 18,248

Population and Household Demographics

Haywood County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 18,248. There are 7,008 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 37.9% of households in Haywood County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Haywood County

The median gross income for households in Haywood County is $34,182 a year, or $2,849 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 Haywood County, a household making less than $1,993 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Haywood County.1

Area Median Income In Haywood 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 Haywood County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,800

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 Haywood 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 Haywood County HUD Rental Assistance in Haywood 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 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
50% of Median $18,400 $21,000 $23,650 $26,250 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
80% of Median $29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $42,000 $45,400 $48,750 $52,100 $55,450
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Haywood County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1987 to 2011, 21 low income apartment communities containing 339 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Haywood County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Haywood County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $18,400 $21,000 $23,650 $26,250 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
60% of Median $22,080 $25,200 $28,380 $31,500 $34,020 $36,540 $39,060 $41,580

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Haywood County is $28,380 a year, or $2,365 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,365 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $710 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $460 $493 $591 $683 $761 $840
60% $552 $591 $710 $819 $914 $1,008
Fair Market Rents in Haywood 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
$449 $497 $655 $900 $978

Cities In Haywood County

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City Listings Served By
Brownsville 24 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brownsville are the Brownsville Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office.
Stanton 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stanton are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office.