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Affordable Housing In Marion County
Tennessee

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marion County

Kensington Forest Townhomes

455 Tammy Dr
Powell, Tennessee
Call For Rent
2 BR

Kensington Forrest Apartments

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

South Pittsburg Elderly Housing

330 S Cedar Ave
South Pittsburg, Tennessee
Subsidized

Mountainside Manor

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

Mountain Park Villas

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

The Bluffs

400 Cumberland Avenue
Jasper, Tennessee
Subsidized

Candleridge Plaza

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

Greenview Village

104 Dunn Ln
Powell, Tennessee

Hickory Ridge Apartments

585 Hickory Hills Blvd
Rutherford, Tennessee

Kensington Addition Apartments II

427 Tammy Dr
Powell, Tennessee

Housing Authorities that serve Marion County

Housing Authority Programs
Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Marion County, Tennessee

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 862 affordable apartments for rent in Marion County, Tennessee.

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 277 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 $749 and $915.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $599 $686 $832 $1,081 $1,305
Payment Standard Range $539 to $659 $617 to $755 $749 to $915 $973 to $1,189 $1,175 to $1,436

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Marion County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 862
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 $72,600

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,450 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,450 $29,050 $32,700 $36,300 $39,250 $42,150 $45,050 $47,950
80% of Median $40,700 $46,500 $52,300 $58,100 $62,750 $67,400 $72,050 $76,700

Cities In Marion County

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City Served By
Jasper The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jasper is the Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency.
Kimball The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kimball is the Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency.
New Hope The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Hope is the Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency.
Orme The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orme is the Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency.
Powell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Powell is the Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency.
Powells Crossroads The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Powells Crossroads is the Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency.
South Pittsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve South Pittsburg are the South Pittsburg Housing Authority and Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency.
Whitwell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitwell is the Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency.