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Passport Housing

317 Mconnell St, Knoxville, Tennessee 37921

Located in the Mechanicsville neighborhood, Passport Homes and Passport Residences were completed during the multimillion-dollar revitalization of the community with a HOPE VI federal grant in the early 2000s. Passport Homes are built in infill housing integrated into the existing community in two and three-bedroom duplexes and single-family homes. The housing units are designed to blend into existing architectural elements of the community. Mechanicsville is a mixed-income community with affordable housing developments and historical district homes. Section 8 Housing Voucher participants may use a voucher for these units.

Units

Unit (Bd/Ba) Ft2 Rent
Two Bedroom One Bath (2/1) - Call for Price
Three Bedroom One in a half Bath (3/1.5) - Call for Price

Passport Housing Details

  • 81 two and three bedroom units.
  • Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance

Property Amenities

  • On-Site Parking

Unit Amenities

  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Yard
  • Patio, Deck Or Balcony
  • Storage
  • Central Heat & Air
  • Mini Blinds & Curtain Rods

Nearby Amenities

  • Near Shopping

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 7:30am-4:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am-4:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am-4:00pm
Thursday 7:30am-4:00pm
Friday 7:30am-4:00pm

Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance

Since this property has a Project-Based Section 8 contract with HUD, some or all of the rents at this community are based on tenant incomes. Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance tenants will make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30% of their adjusted income. There is a minimum tenant contribution of $25 for all rents at this property regardless of tenant income.

Knoxville HUD Rental Assistance Income Qualifications

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in a HUD rental assistance program in Knoxville but actual income limits may differ for units at Passport Housing.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $15,550 $17,750 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% $25,900 $29,600 $33,300 $36,950 $39,950 $42,900 $45,850 $48,800
80% $41,400 $47,300 $53,200 $59,100 $63,850 $68,600 $73,300 $78,050

These general income qualifications for Knoxville, Tennessee should only be used as a basic guide. To find out if you qualify, contact the community directly.

You can usually make up to 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI) to be eligible for a HUD-Assisted Housing unit, but income qualification tiers for this community may be different due to various policies.

Passport Housing receives rental subsidies through HUD-Assisted Housing for some or all of its apartments. Some units may be designated as market rate housing. Market rate units would have no subsidies or income restrictions.

Passport Housing is managed by Knoxville Community Development Corporation.

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