Affordable Housing In LaFollette
Campbell County, Tennessee

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In LaFollette

The Village Apartments

1308 Loop Rd
LaFollette, Tennessee
Subsidized

Lafollette Gardens Apartments

200 Davis Rd
LaFollette, Tennessee
Subsidized

Lafollette Estates

123 Brooke Place Ln
LaFollette, Tennessee

Reachs Lafollette

204 N 12th St
LaFollette, Tennessee

Woodland Estates

103 Claiborne Rd
LaFollette, Tennessee

Morningside

106 S 12th St
LaFollette, Tennessee

Crown Point Apartments

RR 3
LaFollette, Tennessee

Lafollette Russell Towers

Central and Tenn Ave
LaFollette, Tennessee

Ridgecrest

1209 W Chestnut St
LaFollette, Tennessee

Manor West

111 N 21st St
LaFollette, Tennessee

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in LaFollette, 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 LaFollette, Tennessee

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in LaFollette, Tennessee

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 780 affordable apartments for rent in LaFollette, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in LaFollette, Tennessee

LaFollette features 491 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 LaFollette, Tennessee

There are 289 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in LaFollette.

Housing Choice Vouchers in LaFollette, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay LaFollette landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in LaFollette.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in LaFollette, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $641 and $783.

2022 LaFollette, 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
LaFollette, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $473 $541 $712 $964 $1,034
LaFollette, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $426 to $520 $487 to $595 $641 to $783 $868 to $1,060 $931 to $1,137

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

LaFollette, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 780
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 491
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $25,330 ±$4,874
Median Rent $465 ±$134
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.19% ± 8.84pp
Total Population 7,218

Population and Household Demographics

LaFollette is a city in Campbell County, Tennessee with a population of 7,218. There are 2,912 households in the city with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 53.43% of households in LaFollette are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in LaFollette

The median gross income for households in LaFollette is $25,330 a year, or $2,111 a month. The median rent for the city is $465 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In LaFollette, a household making less than $1,550 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.19% of households who rent are overburdened in LaFollette.

Area Median Income In LaFollette

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 LaFollette, the AMI is calculated from all households within Campbell County.

In LaFollette, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,100

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 LaFollette

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 LaFollette

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the LaFollette AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $30,500 $32,750 $35,000 $37,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the LaFollette AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,750 $22,600 $25,400 $28,200 $30,500 $32,750 $35,000 $37,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the LaFollette AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$31,600 $36,100 $40,600 $45,100 $48,750 $52,350 $55,950 $59,550