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Affordable Housing In Mcewen
Humphreys County, Tennessee

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mcewen

Irish Apartments

43 Irish Dr
Mcewen, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve Mcewen

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Middle Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mcewen, Tennessee

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 42 affordable apartments for rent in Mcewen, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Mcewen, Tennessee

Mcewen features 42 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 Mcewen, Tennessee

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mcewen.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mcewen, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mcewen landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Mcewen.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mcewen, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $585 and $715.

2020 Mcewen, 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 $493 $571 $650 $874 $1,019
Payment Standard Range $444 to $542 $514 to $628 $585 to $715 $787 to $961 $917 to $1,121

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Mcewen, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 42
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 42
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.96
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $41,550 ±$8,383
Median Rent $681 ±$58
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.2% ± 16.67pp
Total Population 1,812

Population and Household Demographics

Mcewen is a city in Humphreys County, Tennessee with a population of 1,812. There are 715 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 28.53% of households in Mcewen are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mcewen

The median gross income for households in Mcewen is $41,550 a year, or $3,463 a month. The median rent for the city is $681 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mcewen, a household making less than $2,270 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.2% of households who rent are overburdened in Mcewen.

Area Median Income In Mcewen

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 Mcewen, the AMI is calculated from all households within Humphreys County.

In Mcewen, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,500

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 Mcewen

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 Mcewen

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
50% of Median $19,200 $21,950 $24,700 $27,400 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
80% of Median $30,700 $35,100 $39,500 $43,850 $47,400 $50,900 $54,400 $57,900