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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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Henderson County, Tennessee

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Henderson County, Tennessee

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

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 $608 and $744.

2022 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
Henderson County, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $547 $593 $676 $913 $917
Henderson County, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $492 to $602 $534 to $652 $608 to $744 $822 to $1,004 $825 to $1,009

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 $56,500

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Henderson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $30,550 $32,800 $35,050 $37,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Henderson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $30,550 $32,800 $35,050 $37,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Henderson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$31,650 $36,200 $40,700 $45,200 $48,850 $52,450 $56,050 $59,700

Cities In Henderson County

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