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Affordable Housing In Morgan County
Tennessee

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Morgan County

Clinch River Apartments, Inc

940 Main St
Wartburg, Tennessee
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Sunnyside Estates

519 S Kingston St
Wartburg, Tennessee
Subsidized

Harriman Gardens

925 Sewanee St
Harriman, Tennessee

Harriman Ha

120 Brown Ave
Harriman, Tennessee

Scott - Morgan Cdc 2

541 Pea Ridge Rd
Sunbright, Tennessee

Brookwood Terrace

107 Brookwood St
Wartburg, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Parkview Apartments

1426 Knoxville Hwy
Wartburg, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve Morgan County

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Morgan County, Tennessee

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 681 affordable apartments for rent in Morgan County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Morgan County, Tennessee

Morgan County features 507 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 Morgan County, Tennessee

There are 174 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Morgan County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Morgan County, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Morgan County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $646 and $790.

2020 Morgan 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 $495 $545 $718 $966 $1,261
Payment Standard Range $446 to $545 $491 to $600 $646 to $790 $869 to $1,063 $1,135 to $1,387

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Morgan County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 681
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 507
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $39,049 ±$3,618
Median Rent $640 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.81% ± 7.69pp
Total Population 21,794

Population and Household Demographics

Morgan County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 21,794. There are 7,370 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 19.06% of households in Morgan County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Morgan County

The median gross income for households in Morgan County is $39,049 a year, or $3,254 a month. The median rent for the county is $640 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Morgan County, a household making less than $2,133 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.81% of households who rent are overburdened in Morgan County.

Area Median Income In Morgan 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 Morgan County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,000

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 Morgan 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 Morgan County

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

Cities In Morgan County

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City Served By
Coalfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Coalfield are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Enterprise The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Enterprise are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Harriman The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Harriman are the Harriman Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Jackson Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jackson Lake are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Log Lane Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Log Lane Village are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Morgan The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Morgan are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Morgan Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Morgan Heights are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Mountain Green The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mountain Green are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Oakdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oakdale are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Petros The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Petros are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Saddle Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Saddle Ridge are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Snyder The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Snyder are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Sunbright The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sunbright are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Trail Side The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Trail Side are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Wartburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wartburg are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Weldona The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Weldona are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.