Affordable Housing In Oliver Springs
Anderson County, Tennessee

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Oliver Springs

Brittain Village

202 Burney Dr
Oliver Springs, Tennessee
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Oliver Springs, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Oliver Springs, Tennessee

Housing Authority Programs
Oliver Springs Housing Authority Public Housing
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Mainstream Voucher; Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Oliver Springs, Tennessee

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 114 affordable apartments for rent in Oliver Springs, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Oliver Springs, Tennessee

Oliver Springs features 114 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 Oliver Springs, Tennessee

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oliver Springs, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oliver Springs, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,040 and $1,272.

2023 Oliver Springs, 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
Oliver Springs, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $887 $952 $1,156 $1,507 $1,773
Oliver Springs, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $798 to $976 $857 to $1,047 $1,040 to $1,272 $1,356 to $1,658 $1,596 to $1,950

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Oliver Springs, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 114
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 114
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.21%
Average Renter Household Size 3.39
Average Household Size 2.79
Median Household Income $37,961 ±$16,422
Median Rent $575 ±$74
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.98% ± 19.2pp
Total Population 3,767

Population and Household Demographics

Oliver Springs is a city in Anderson County, Tennessee with a population of 3,767. There are 1,349 households in the city with an average household size of 2.79 persons. 29.21% of households in Oliver Springs are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Oliver Springs

The median gross income for households in Oliver Springs is $37,961 a year, or $3,163 a month. The median rent for the city is $575 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Oliver Springs, a household making less than $1,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Oliver Springs.

Area Median Income In Oliver Springs

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 Oliver Springs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Anderson County.

In Oliver Springs, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,400

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 Oliver Springs

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 Oliver Springs

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Oliver Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,150 $19,600 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Oliver Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,600 $32,650 $36,750 $40,800 $44,100 $47,350 $50,600 $53,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Oliver Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,750 $52,250 $58,800 $65,300 $70,550 $75,750 $81,000 $86,200