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Affordable Housing In Henderson County
Tennessee

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Henderson County

SavannahPark of Lexington

121 5th St
Lexington, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Woodland Homes

61 Woodland Dr
Lexington, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lexington Village

308 S Broad St
Lexington, Tennessee
Subsidized

Hill Crest Place

58 Dixon St
Lexington, Tennessee
Subsidized

Lexington Civic Housing

6 Rotary Dr
Lexington, Tennessee
Subsidized

Jeffrey Meadows

391 N Main St
Lexington, Tennessee

Willow Courts

102 Parkview Cts
Lexington, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve Henderson County

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Henderson County, Tennessee

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 416 affordable apartments for rent in Henderson County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Henderson County, Tennessee

Henderson County features 352 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 Henderson County, Tennessee

There are 64 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Henderson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Henderson County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Henderson County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Henderson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Henderson County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $597 and $729.

2021 Henderson 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 $514 $545 $663 $888 $899
Payment Standard Range $463 to $565 $491 to $600 $597 to $729 $799 to $977 $809 to $989

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Henderson County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 416
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 352
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.46
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $38,745 ±$3,131
Median Rent $597 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.74% ± 8.01pp
Total Population 28,013

Population and Household Demographics

Henderson County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 28,013. There are 10,809 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 28.52% of households in Henderson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Henderson County

The median gross income for households in Henderson County is $38,745 a year, or $3,229 a month. The median rent for the county is $597 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Henderson County, a household making less than $1,990 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Henderson County.

Area Median Income In Henderson 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 Henderson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,000

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 Henderson 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 Henderson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,250 $32,500 $34,750 $37,000
50% of Median $19,600 $22,400 $25,200 $28,000 $30,250 $32,500 $34,750 $37,000
80% of Median $31,400 $35,850 $40,350 $44,800 $48,400 $52,000 $55,600 $59,150

Cities In Henderson County

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City Served By
Chesterfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chesterfield are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office.
Darden The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Darden are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office.
Lexington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lexington are the Lexington Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office.
Parker's Crossroads The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Parker's Crossroads are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office.
Sardis The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sardis are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office.