Affordable Housing In Marion County
Tennessee

Affordable Housing programs support 585 income based apartments in Marion County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 271 affordable apartments in Marion County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Marion County, Tennessee

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

Kensington Forest Townhomes

455 Tammy Dr
Powell, Tennessee
Call For Rent
2 BR
Affordable

Kensington Forrest Apartments

455 Tammy Dr
Powell, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Jordan Landing

202 Jordan Cir
South Pittsburg, Tennessee
Call For Rent
3 BR
Affordable

South Pittsburg Elderly Housing

330 S Cedar Ave
South Pittsburg, Tennessee
Rent Assisted

Mountainside Manor

116 N Magnolia Ave
South Pittsburg, Tennessee
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mountain Park Villas

7620 Old Clinton Pike
Powell, Tennessee
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Bluffs

400 Cumberland Avenue
Jasper, Tennessee
Rent Assisted

Candleridge Plaza

3405 Harrow Gate Ln
Powell, Tennessee
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Greenview Village

104 Dunn Ln
Powell, Tennessee
Affordable

Kensington Addition Apartments II

427 Tammy Dr
Powell, Tennessee
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Marion County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Marion County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Jasper, TN Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Jasper.
Affordable Housing In Powell, TN Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Powell.
Affordable Housing In South Pittsburg, TN Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in South Pittsburg.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Marion 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
Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency
Go to the Tennessee Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Marion County.

Marion County, Tennessee Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Marion County, Tennessee

Marion County features 585 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 Marion County, Tennessee

There are 271 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marion County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marion County, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marion County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $960 and $1,174.

2023 Marion 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
Marion County, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $910 $919 $1,067 $1,372 $1,619
Marion County, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $819 to $1,001 $827 to $1,011 $960 to $1,174 $1,235 to $1,509 $1,457 to $1,781

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Marion County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 856
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 585
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $41,348 ±$2,574
Median Rent $632 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.66% ± 6.74pp
Total Population 28,306

Population and Household Demographics

Marion County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 28,306. There are 11,525 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 27.41% of households in Marion County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marion County

The median gross income for households in Marion County is $41,348 a year, or $3,446 a month. The median rent for the county is $632 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marion County, a household making less than $2,107 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Marion County.

Area Median Income In Marion 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 Marion County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,200

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 Marion 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 Marion County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Marion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,800 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Marion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,350 $30,100 $33,850 $37,600 $40,650 $43,650 $46,650 $49,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Marion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,150 $48,150 $54,150 $60,150 $65,000 $69,800 $74,600 $79,400