Affordable Housing In Lakewood Park
Coffee County, Tennessee

Housing Authorities that serve Lakewood Park

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lakewood Park, Tennessee

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Lakewood Park, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Lakewood Park, Tennessee

Lakewood Park features 0 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 Lakewood Park, Tennessee

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lakewood Park.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lakewood Park, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lakewood Park, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $631 and $771.

2020 Lakewood Park, 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 $532 $532 $701 $962 $1,137
Payment Standard Range $479 to $585 $479 to $585 $631 to $771 $866 to $1,058 $1,023 to $1,251

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lakewood Park, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.19%
Average Renter Household Size 3.62
Average Household Size 2.03
Median Household Income $27,807 ±$15,010
Median Rent $590 ±$155
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 77.32% ± 60.36pp
Total Population 783

Population and Household Demographics

Lakewood Park is a City in Coffee County, Tennessee with a population of 783. There are 385 households in the city with an average household size of 2.03 persons. 25.19% of households in Lakewood Park are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lakewood Park

The median gross income for households in Lakewood Park is $27,807 a year, or $2,317 a month. The median rent for the city is $590 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lakewood Park, a household making less than $1,967 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 77.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Lakewood Park.1

Area Median Income In Lakewood Park

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 Lakewood Park, the AMI is calculated from all households within Coffee County.

In Lakewood Park, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,400

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 Lakewood Park

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 Lakewood Park

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 $33,500 $35,800 $38,100
50% of Median $20,200 $23,100 $26,000 $28,850 $31,200 $33,500 $35,800 $38,100
80% of Median $32,350 $36,950 $41,550 $46,150 $49,850 $53,550 $57,250 $60,950