Affordable Housing In Minor Hill
Giles County, Tennessee

Housing Authorities that serve Minor Hill

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Minor Hill, Tennessee

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Minor Hill, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Minor Hill, Tennessee

Minor Hill features 0 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 Minor Hill, Tennessee

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Minor Hill, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Minor Hill, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $584 and $714.

2020 Minor Hill, 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 $492 $570 $649 $868 $1,065
Payment Standard Range $443 to $541 $513 to $627 $584 to $714 $781 to $955 $959 to $1,172

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Minor Hill, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.82%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $34,479 ±$9,270
Median Rent $660 ±$162
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.35% ± 21.29pp
Total Population 615

Population and Household Demographics

Minor Hill is a City in Giles County, Tennessee with a population of 615. There are 237 households in the city with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 38.82% of households in Minor Hill are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Minor Hill

The median gross income for households in Minor Hill is $34,479 a year, or $2,873 a month. The median rent for the city is $660 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Minor Hill, a household making less than $2,200 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Minor Hill.1

Area Median Income In Minor Hill

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 Minor Hill, the AMI is calculated from all households within Giles County.

In Minor Hill, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,900

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 Minor Hill

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 Minor Hill

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $29,150 $31,300 $33,450 $35,600
50% of Median $18,900 $21,600 $24,300 $26,950 $29,150 $31,300 $33,450 $35,600
80% of Median $30,200 $34,500 $38,800 $43,100 $46,550 $50,000 $53,450 $56,900