Affordable Housing In Lauderdale County
Tennessee

Affordable Housing programs support 515 income based apartments in Lauderdale County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 246 affordable apartments in Lauderdale County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lauderdale County, Tennessee

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Lauderdale County. Go to the Tennessee Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Lauderdale County.

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Affordable Housing In Lauderdale County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Gates, TN Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Gates.
Affordable Housing In Halls, TN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Halls.
Affordable Housing In Henning, TN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Henning.
Affordable Housing In Ripley, TN Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Ripley.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lauderdale County, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Mainstream Voucher; Homeownership
Go to the Tennessee Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lauderdale County.

Lauderdale County, Tennessee Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lauderdale County, Tennessee

Lauderdale County features 515 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 Lauderdale County, Tennessee

There are 246 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lauderdale County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lauderdale County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lauderdale County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lauderdale County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lauderdale County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $672 and $822.

2023 Lauderdale County, 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
Lauderdale County, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $564 $567 $747 $974 $1,196
Lauderdale County, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $508 to $620 $510 to $624 $672 to $822 $877 to $1,071 $1,076 to $1,316

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lauderdale County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 761
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 515
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $30,281 ±$1,980
Median Rent $608 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.18% ± 4.9pp
Total Population 27,427

Population and Household Demographics

Lauderdale County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 27,427. There are 9,800 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 39.72% of households in Lauderdale County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lauderdale County

The median gross income for households in Lauderdale County is $30,281 a year, or $2,523 a month. The median rent for the county is $608 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lauderdale County, a household making less than $2,027 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Lauderdale County.

Area Median Income In Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,900

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 Lauderdale 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Lauderdale County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lauderdale County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,600 $39,150 $41,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lauderdale County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,100 $25,250 $28,400 $31,550 $34,100 $36,600 $39,150 $41,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lauderdale County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,350 $40,400 $45,450 $50,450 $54,500 $58,550 $62,600 $66,600