Affordable Housing In Lawrence County
Tennessee

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lawrence County

Berkley Spring

14 Good Hope Rd
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

M. L. Lumpkins Homes

263 Waterloo St
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Housing Authorities that serve Lawrence County

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)

Other Housing Authorities located in Lawrence County

Housing Authority Programs
Lawrenceburg Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lawrence County, Tennessee

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 685 affordable apartments for rent in Lawrence County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Lawrence County, Tennessee

Lawrence County features 511 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 Lawrence County, Tennessee

There are 174 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lawrence County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lawrence County, Tennessee

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lawrence County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 685
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 511
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.12%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $37,814 ±$1,629
Median Rent $563 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.97% ± 5.68pp
Total Population 42,226

Population and Household Demographics

Lawrence County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 42,226. There are 16,104 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 25.12% of households in Lawrence County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lawrence County

The median gross income for households in Lawrence County is $37,814 a year, or $3,151 a month. The median rent for the county is $563 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lawrence County, a household making less than $1,877 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Lawrence County.1

Area Median Income In Lawrence 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 Lawrence County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,000

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 Lawrence 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 Lawrence 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

Cities In Lawrence County

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City Listings Served By
Lawrenceburg 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lawrenceburg are the Lawrenceburg Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Loretto 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Loretto are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Ethridge 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ethridge are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Iron City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Iron City are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
St. Joseph 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St. Joseph are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Summertown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Summertown are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.