Affordable Housing In Roane County
16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Roane County
Housing Authorities that serve Roane County
|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|
Other Housing Authorities located in Roane County
|Rockwood Housing Authority||Public Housing|
|Harriman Housing Authority||Public Housing|
|Oliver Springs Housing Authority||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Roane County, Tennessee
There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 791 affordable apartments for rent in Roane County, Tennessee. Roane County features 451 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 340 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Roane County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Roane County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||16|
|Total Low Income Apartments||791|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||451|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.41%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.32|
|Average Household Size||2.40|
|Median Household Income||$40,854 ±$2,321|
|Median Rent||$682 ±$24|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||46.92% ± 6.01pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Roane County is a County in Tennessee with a population of 53,162. There are 21,887 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 27.41% of households in Roane County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Roane County
The median gross income for households in Roane County is $40,854 a year, or $3,405 a month. The median rent for the county is $682 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Roane County, a household making less than $2,273 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Roane County.1
Area Median Income In Roane 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 Roane County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,000
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 Roane 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 Roane County HUD Rental Assistance in Roane County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,600||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$37,200||$39,600|
|50% of Median||$21,000||$24,000||$27,000||$30,000||$32,400||$34,800||$37,200||$39,600|
|80% of Median||$33,600||$38,400||$43,200||$48,000||$51,850||$55,700||$59,550||$63,400|
Fair Market Rents in Roane 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|
Cities In Roane County
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|Rockwood||10||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rockwood are the Rockwood Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.|
|Kingston||6||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kingston are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.|
|Midtown||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Midtown are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.|