Affordable Housing In Jefferson City
5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jefferson City
Housing Authorities that serve Jefferson City
|Jefferson City Housing Authority||Public Housing|
|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 Jefferson City, Tennessee
There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 311 affordable apartments for rent in Jefferson City, Tennessee.
Income Based Apartments in Jefferson City, Tennessee
Jefferson City features 261 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 Jefferson City, Tennessee
There are 50 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jefferson City.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Jefferson City, Tennessee
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jefferson City landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Jefferson City.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jefferson City, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $664 and $812.
2020 Jefferson City, 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||$557||$560||$738||$996||$1,000|
|Payment Standard Range||$501 to $613||$504 to $616||$664 to $812||$896 to $1,096||$900 to $1,100|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Jefferson City, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||5|
|Total Low Income Apartments||311|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||261|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||58.12%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.14|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Median Household Income||$33,672 ±$3,885|
|Median Rent||$611 ±$37|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||46.44% ± 9.58pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Jefferson City is a City in Jefferson County, Tennessee with a population of 8,396. There are 3,216 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 58.12% of households in Jefferson City are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Jefferson City
The median gross income for households in Jefferson City is $33,672 a year, or $2,806 a month. The median rent for the city is $611 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jefferson City, a household making less than $2,037 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.44% of households who rent are overburdened in Jefferson City.1
Area Median Income In Jefferson City
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.
HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Jefferson City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jefferson County.
In Jefferson City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,800
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 Jefferson City
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 Jefferson City HUD Rental Assistance in Jefferson City
|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||$30,170||$32,450||$34,700||$36,900|
|50% of Median||$19,600||$22,400||$25,200||$27,950||$30,200||$32,450||$34,700||$36,900|
|80% of Median||$31,300||$35,800||$40,250||$44,700||$48,300||$51,900||$55,450||$59,050|