Affordable Housing In Robertson County
Tennessee

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Robertson County

Highland Rim Terrace

100 Woodland Dr
Portland, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Skyview Terrace Apartments

500 Skyview Ter
Springfield, Tennessee

Southfield Apartments

100 Southfield Dr
Springfield, Tennessee
Subsidized

Portland Courtyard

101 Portland Courtyard Dr
Portland, Tennessee

Clearview Apartments Hallmark Mgmt Inc

3318 Highway 31 W
White House, Tennessee

Robinhood Apartments

2614 S Main St
Springfield, Tennessee
Subsidized

Washington Square

200 Mount Vernon Ct
White House, Tennessee

Country Place Apartments

2599 S Main St
Springfield, Tennessee

Belmont Lodge Apartments

713 McCurdy Road
White House, Tennessee

307 Oak St

307 Oak St
Portland, Tennessee

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Robertson County, 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 Robertson County, Tennessee

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Robertson County, Tennessee

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,420 affordable apartments for rent in Robertson County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Robertson County, Tennessee

Robertson County features 730 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 Robertson County, Tennessee

There are 690 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Robertson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Robertson County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Robertson County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Robertson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Robertson County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,128 and $1,378.

2022 Robertson 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
Robertson County, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Robertson County, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $971 to $1,187 $990 to $1,210 $1,128 to $1,378 $1,428 to $1,746 $1,778 to $2,173

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Robertson County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 1,420
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 730
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.84
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $53,151 ±$2,211
Median Rent $813 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.65% ± 5.17pp
Total Population 67,426

Population and Household Demographics

Robertson County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 67,426. There are 24,641 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 24.25% of households in Robertson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Robertson County

The median gross income for households in Robertson County is $53,151 a year, or $4,429 a month. The median rent for the county is $813 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Robertson County, a household making less than $2,710 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Robertson County.

Area Median Income In Robertson 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 Robertson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,300

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 Robertson 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 Robertson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Robertson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,750 $20,250 $22,800 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Robertson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,550 $33,750 $37,950 $42,150 $45,550 $48,900 $52,300 $55,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Robertson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,250 $54,000 $60,750 $67,450 $72,850 $78,250 $83,650 $89,050

Cities In Robertson County

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City Served By
Adams The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Adams is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Cedar Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedar Hill is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Coopertown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coopertown is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Cross Plains The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cross Plains is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Greenbrier The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenbrier is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Millersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millersville is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Orlinda The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orlinda is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Portland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Portland are the Portland Housing Authority and Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Springfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Springfield are the Springfield Housing Authority and Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
White House The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White House is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.