Affordable Housing In Henderson County
Tennessee

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Henderson County

SavannahPark of Lexington

121 5th St
Lexington, TX
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
62+

Woodland Homes

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

Lexington Village

308 S Broad St
Lexington, TN
Subsidized

Hill Crest Place

58 Dixon St
Lexington, TN
Subsidized

Lexington Civic Housing

6 Rotary Dr
Lexington, TN
Subsidized

Jeffrey Meadows

391 N Main St
Lexington, TN
Accepts Vouchers

Willow Courts

102 Parkview Cts
Lexington, TN
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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

Other Housing Authorities located in Henderson County

Housing Authority Programs
Lexington Housing Authority Public Housing

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 $594 and $726.

2020 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 $501 $503 $660 $832 $894
Payment Standard Range $451 to $551 $453 to $553 $594 to $726 $749 to $915 $805 to $983

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.1

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 $52,900

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 Henderson County 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 $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,600 $30,700 $32,800 $34,950
50% of Median $18,550 $21,200 $23,850 $26,450 $28,600 $30,700 $32,800 $34,950
80% of Median $29,650 $33,850 $38,100 $42,300 $45,700 $49,100 $52,500 $55,850

Cities In Henderson County

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City Listings Served By
Lexington 6 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.
Chesterfield 0 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 0 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.
Parker's Crossroads 0 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 0 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.