Affordable Housing In Perry County
Tennessee

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Perry County

Oliver's Crossing

107 Beech Street
Linden, TN
$789-911
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cedaridge Apartments

171 West Brooklyn St
Linden, TN

Buffalo River Apartments

149 W School St
Linden, TN
Subsidized

Lobelville Village Apartments

216 Rose Street
Lobelville, TN
Accepts Vouchers

Buffalo Valley Linden

102 Polk St
Linden, TN
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Perry County

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 Perry County, Tennessee

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 91 affordable apartments for rent in Perry County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Perry County, Tennessee

Perry County features 24 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 Perry County, Tennessee

There are 67 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Perry County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Perry County, Tennessee

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

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

2020 Perry 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 $490 $493 $649 $890 $969
Payment Standard Range $441 to $539 $444 to $542 $584 to $714 $801 to $979 $872 to $1,066

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Perry County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 91
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $31,425 ±$3,353
Median Rent $529 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.92% ± 10.7pp
Total Population 7,864

Population and Household Demographics

Perry County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 7,864. There are 3,226 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 21.67% of households in Perry County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Perry County

The median gross income for households in Perry County is $31,425 a year, or $2,619 a month. The median rent for the county is $529 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Perry County, a household making less than $1,763 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Perry County.1

Area Median Income In Perry 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 Perry County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $42,300

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 Perry 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 Perry County HUD Rental Assistance in Perry County

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 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
50% of Median $18,400 $21,000 $23,650 $26,250 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
80% of Median $29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $42,000 $45,400 $48,750 $52,100 $55,450

Cities In Perry County

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City Listings Served By
Linden 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Linden are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Lobelville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lobelville are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.