Affordable Housing In Maryville
Blount County, Tennessee

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Maryville

Doll St

904 Doll Ave
Maryville, Tennessee

Oak Tree 1

2239 US Highway 411 S
Maryville, Tennessee

Grant Apartments

801 Grant Townhouse Dr
Maryville, Tennessee

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

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Maryville, Tennessee

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 884 affordable apartments for rent in Maryville, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Maryville, Tennessee

Maryville features 718 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 Maryville, Tennessee

There are 166 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Maryville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Maryville, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Maryville, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $882 and $1,078.

2022 Maryville, 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
Maryville, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $717 $800 $980 $1,287 $1,512
Maryville, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $645 to $789 $720 to $880 $882 to $1,078 $1,158 to $1,416 $1,361 to $1,663

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Maryville, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 884
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 718
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $54,219 ±$4,315
Median Rent $789 ±$57
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.47% ± 6.79pp
Total Population 27,993

Population and Household Demographics

Maryville is a city in Blount County, Tennessee with a population of 27,993. There are 10,384 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 34.6% of households in Maryville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Maryville

The median gross income for households in Maryville is $54,219 a year, or $4,518 a month. The median rent for the city is $789 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Maryville, a household making less than $2,630 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Maryville.

Area Median Income In Maryville

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 Maryville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Blount County.

In Maryville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,400

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 Maryville

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 Maryville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Maryville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,150 $19,600 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Maryville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,600 $32,650 $36,750 $40,800 $44,100 $47,350 $50,600 $53,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Maryville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,750 $52,250 $58,800 $65,300 $70,550 $75,750 $81,000 $86,200