Affordable Housing In Johnson County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Johnson County

Shouns Manor Apartment

3933 Highway 421 South
Mountain City, TN
Accepts Vouchers

Village Apartments

1168 S Shady St
Mountain City, TN
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Hillcrest Apartments

2000 Crossroads Dr
Mountain City, TN

Mountain City Manor Apartments

310 Dotson Ln
Mountain City, TN

Heritage Acres

924 Medical Park Dr
Mountain City, TN
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Johnson County

Housing Authority Programs
Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Johnson County, Tennessee

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 356 affordable apartments for rent in Johnson County, Tennessee. Johnson County features 164 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 192 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Johnson County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Johnson County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 356
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 164
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.5%
Average Renter Household Size 1.95
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $30,763 ±$3,533
Median Rent $472 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.44% ± 9.37pp
Total Population 18,017

Population and Household Demographics

Johnson County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 18,017. There are 7,009 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 22.5% of households in Johnson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Johnson County

The median gross income for households in Johnson County is $30,763 a year, or $2,564 a month. The median rent for the county is $472 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Johnson County, a household making less than $1,573 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.44% of households who rent are overburdened in Johnson County.1

Area Median Income In Johnson 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 Johnson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $39,300

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 Johnson 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 Johnson County HUD Rental Assistance in Johnson 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 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
50% of Median $18,400 $21,000 $23,650 $26,250 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
80% of Median $29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $42,000 $45,400 $48,750 $52,100 $55,450
Fair Market Rents in Johnson County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$492 $527 $649 $809 $969

Cities In Johnson County

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City Listings Served By
Mountain City 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mountain City is the Kingsport Housing And Redevelopment Authority.