Millington, Tennessee Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 252 income based apartments in Millington where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 171 affordable apartments in Millington that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Millington, Tennessee

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


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Wesley at Millington Towers

5077 Easley St
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Flag Manor

4945 Navy Rd
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Affordable Housing Near Millington

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City Apartments
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Millington, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Millington Housing Authority Public Housing
Shelby County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Mainstream Voucher; Homeownership
Go to the Tennessee Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Millington.

Millington, Tennessee Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Millington, Tennessee

Millington features 252 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 Millington, Tennessee

There are 171 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Millington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Millington, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Millington landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Millington.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Millington, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $929 and $1,135.

2023 Millington, 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
Millington, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $800 $902 $1,032 $1,365 $1,584
Millington, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $720 to $880 $812 to $992 $929 to $1,135 $1,229 to $1,502 $1,426 to $1,742

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Millington, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 423
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 252
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $48,822 ±$5,911
Median Rent $801 ±$75
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.89% ± 10.9pp
Total Population 11,113

Population and Household Demographics

Millington is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee with a population of 11,113. There are 4,324 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 42% of households in Millington are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Millington

The median gross income for households in Millington is $48,822 a year, or $4,069 a month. The median rent for the city is $801 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Millington, a household making less than $2,670 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Millington.

Area Median Income In Millington

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 Millington, the AMI is calculated from all households within Shelby County.

In Millington, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,300

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 Millington

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 Millington

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Millington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,150 $18,450 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Millington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,900 $30,750 $34,600 $38,400 $41,500 $44,550 $47,650 $50,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Millington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,050 $49,200 $55,350 $61,450 $66,400 $71,300 $76,200 $81,150