Affordable Housing In Lewisburg
Marshall County, Tennessee

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lewisburg

Cedar Hills Apts

200 Tiger Blvd
Lewisburg, Tennessee

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

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lewisburg, Tennessee

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 750 affordable apartments for rent in Lewisburg, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Lewisburg, Tennessee

Lewisburg features 586 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 Lewisburg, Tennessee

There are 164 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lewisburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lewisburg, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lewisburg landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Lewisburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lewisburg, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $710 and $868.

2022 Lewisburg, 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
Lewisburg, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $596 $600 $789 $1,005 $1,070
Lewisburg, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $536 to $656 $540 to $660 $710 to $868 $905 to $1,106 $963 to $1,177

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lewisburg, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 750
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 586
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.45%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $34,201 ±$4,355
Median Rent $610 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.91% ± 9.38pp
Total Population 11,321

Population and Household Demographics

Lewisburg is a city in Marshall County, Tennessee with a population of 11,321. There are 4,432 households in the city with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 44.45% of households in Lewisburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lewisburg

The median gross income for households in Lewisburg is $34,201 a year, or $2,850 a month. The median rent for the city is $610 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lewisburg, a household making less than $2,033 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Lewisburg.

Area Median Income In Lewisburg

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 Lewisburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marshall County.

In Lewisburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,100

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 Lewisburg

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 Lewisburg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lewisburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,300 $36,650 $39,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lewisburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,700 $23,650 $26,600 $29,550 $31,950 $34,300 $36,650 $39,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lewisburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,150 $37,850 $42,600 $47,300 $51,100 $54,900 $58,700 $62,450