Affordable Housing In Pickett County

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pickett County

Hillcrest Apartments

115 Hillcrest Dr
Byrdstown, TN
Elderly Supportive Housing

601 Hillcrest Dr

601 Hillcrest Dr
Byrdstown, TN
Accepts Vouchers

Circlview Apartments

152 Circle View Dr
Byrdstown, TN

Pickett Square V

100 Pickett Square Dr
Byrdstown, TN
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Pickett 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 Pickett County, Tennessee

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 80 affordable apartments for rent in Pickett County, Tennessee. Pickett County features 44 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 36 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pickett County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pickett County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 80
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 44
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.18%
Average Renter Household Size 1.95
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $36,773 ±$3,789
Median Rent $458 ±$61
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.49% ± 16.07pp
Total Population 5,097

Population and Household Demographics

Pickett County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 5,097. There are 2,223 households in the county with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 17.18% of households in Pickett County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pickett County

The median gross income for households in Pickett County is $36,773 a year, or $3,064 a month. The median rent for the county is $458 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pickett County, a household making less than $1,527 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Pickett County.1

Area Median Income In Pickett 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 Pickett County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,700

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 Pickett 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 Pickett County HUD Rental Assistance in Pickett 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
Fair Market Rents in Pickett County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$492 $509 $649 $809 $969

Cities In Pickett County

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City Listings Served By
Byrdstown 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Byrdstown are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.