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Affordable Housing In Mount Pleasant
Maury County, Tennessee

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mount Pleasant

Willow Bend Apartments

1155 N Main St
Mount Pleasant, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Elmwood Apartments

711 N Main St
Mount Pleasant, Tennessee

Walton Heights - Harris House

101 Walton Cir
Mount Pleasant, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve Mount Pleasant

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 Mount Pleasant, Tennessee

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 222 affordable apartments for rent in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee

Mount Pleasant features 116 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 Mount Pleasant, Tennessee

There are 106 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mount Pleasant.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mount Pleasant landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Mount Pleasant.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $810 and $990.

2020 Mount Pleasant, 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 $706 $739 $900 $1,298 $1,390
Payment Standard Range $635 to $777 $665 to $813 $810 to $990 $1,168 to $1,428 $1,251 to $1,529

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mount Pleasant, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 222
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 116
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $34,963 ±$11,901
Median Rent $607 ±$359
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.07% ± 18.15pp
Total Population 4,657

Population and Household Demographics

Mount Pleasant is a city in Maury County, Tennessee with a population of 4,657. There are 1,884 households in the city with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 36.15% of households in Mount Pleasant are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mount Pleasant

The median gross income for households in Mount Pleasant is $34,963 a year, or $2,914 a month. The median rent for the city is $607 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mount Pleasant, a household making less than $2,023 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Mount Pleasant.

Area Median Income In Mount Pleasant

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 Mount Pleasant, the AMI is calculated from all households within Maury County.

In Mount Pleasant, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,800

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 Mount Pleasant

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 Mount Pleasant

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,450 $27,950 $31,450 $34,900 $37,700 $40,500 $43,300 $46,100
80% of Median $39,100 $44,700 $50,300 $55,850 $60,350 $64,800 $69,300 $73,750