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Affordable Housing In Rutherford County
Tennessee

32 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rutherford County

Pointe at Eastdale

2011 Bradyville Pike
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
$543-648
1-2 BR
62+

Green Meadow Apartments

425 Warrior Dr
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Midtown Estates

104 N Kings Hwy
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Park at Leigh Springs

100 Ashton Cir
Smyrna, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Rutherford Pointe

1 Rutherford Point Cir
La Vergne, Tennessee
$771
1 BR

Rutherford Woodlands Apartments

1310 N Rutherford Blvd
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Meadow Wood Apartments

600 Nissan Drive
Smyrna, Tennessee
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Wyndover Apartments

1335 Bradyville Pike
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Cedar Ridge Apartments

100 Madison Drive
La Vergne, Tennessee
Call For Rent
3 BR

AHEPA 343 Senior Apartments

121 Mason Cir
La Vergne, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Rutherford County

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Murfreesboro Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rutherford County, Tennessee

There are 32 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,286 affordable apartments for rent in Rutherford County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Rutherford County, Tennessee

Rutherford County features 1,326 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 Rutherford County, Tennessee

There are 1,960 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rutherford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rutherford County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rutherford County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Rutherford County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rutherford County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,022 and $1,250.

2020 Rutherford 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 $898 $957 $1,136 $1,484 $1,822
Payment Standard Range $808 to $988 $861 to $1,053 $1,022 to $1,250 $1,336 to $1,632 $1,640 to $2,004

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rutherford County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 32
Total Low Income Apartments 3,286
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,326
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.62
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $56,219 ±$1,021
Median Rent $890 ±$13
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.43% ± 2.64pp
Total Population 282,558

Population and Household Demographics

Rutherford County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 282,558. There are 100,661 households in the county with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 33.75% of households in Rutherford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rutherford County

The median gross income for households in Rutherford County is $56,219 a year, or $4,685 a month. The median rent for the county is $890 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rutherford County, a household making less than $2,967 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Rutherford County.

Area Median Income In Rutherford 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 Rutherford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,300

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 Rutherford 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 Rutherford County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,300 $19,800 $22,250 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,850 $32,950 $37,050 $41,150 $44,450 $47,750 $51,050 $54,350
80% of Median $46,100 $52,700 $59,300 $65,850 $71,150 $76,400 $81,700 $86,950

Cities In Rutherford County

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City Served By
Eagleville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eagleville are the Murfreesboro Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
La Vergne The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Vergne are the Murfreesboro Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Murfreesboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Murfreesboro are the Murfreesboro Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Smyrna The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Smyrna are the Murfreesboro Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.
Walterhill The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Walterhill are the Murfreesboro Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office.