Affordable Housing In Obion County
16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Obion County
Housing Authorities that serve Obion County
|Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher|
|Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Obion County, Tennessee
There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 953 affordable apartments for rent in Obion County, Tennessee.
Income Based Apartments in Obion County, Tennessee
Obion County features 869 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 Obion County, Tennessee
There are 84 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Obion County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Obion County, Tennessee
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Obion County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Obion County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Obion County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $597 and $729.
2021 Obion 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||$453||$545||$663||$854||$926|
|Payment Standard Range||$408 to $498||$491 to $600||$597 to $729||$769 to $939||$833 to $1,019|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Obion County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||16|
|Total Low Income Apartments||953|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||869|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||31.76%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.38|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Median Household Income||$40,281 ±$1,803|
|Median Rent||$575 ±$18|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||41.71% ± 5.66pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Obion County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 31,129. There are 12,665 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 31.76% of households in Obion County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Obion County
The median gross income for households in Obion County is $40,281 a year, or $3,357 a month. The median rent for the county is $575 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Obion County, a household making less than $1,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Obion County.
Area Median Income In Obion 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 Obion County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,400
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 Obion 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 Obion 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 Obion County
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