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Affordable Housing In Jackson County
Tennessee

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jackson County

Brookwood Apartments CO Sherwood Mgmt

128 Brookwood Ln
Gainesboro, Tennessee

Deer Run Apartments

100 Deer Run Ln
Gainesboro, Tennessee
Subsidized

Gainesboro Village

431 Jennings Creek Hwy
Gainesboro, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve Jackson County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jackson County, Tennessee

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 90 affordable apartments for rent in Jackson County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Jackson County, Tennessee

Jackson County features 46 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 Jackson County, Tennessee

There are 44 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jackson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jackson County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jackson County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Jackson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jackson County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $584 and $714.

2020 Jackson 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 $492 $493 $649 $809 $879
Payment Standard Range $443 to $541 $444 to $542 $584 to $714 $728 to $890 $791 to $967

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jackson County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 90
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 46
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $31,534 ±$2,932
Median Rent $479 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.49% ± 9.76pp
Total Population 11,496

Population and Household Demographics

Jackson County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 11,496. There are 4,531 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 21.67% of households in Jackson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jackson County

The median gross income for households in Jackson County is $31,534 a year, or $2,628 a month. The median rent for the county is $479 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jackson County, a household making less than $1,597 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Jackson County.

Area Median Income In Jackson 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 Jackson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,800

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 Jackson 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 Jackson 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 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
50% of Median $19,200 $21,950 $24,700 $27,400 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
80% of Median $30,700 $35,100 $39,500 $43,850 $47,400 $50,900 $54,400 $57,900

Cities In Jackson County

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City Served By
Dodson Branch The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dodson Branch are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Gainesboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gainesboro are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Walden The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Walden are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.