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Affordable Housing In Rutledge
Grainger County, Tennessee

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rutledge

Volunteer Residences

2 Cedar Ave
Rutledge, Tennessee
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cambridge Apartments

RR 2 Box 433
Rutledge, Tennessee
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mill Creek Apartments

123 Mill Creek Apts
Rutledge, Tennessee

Clinchview Apartments

Cherry St
Rutledge, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Autumn Village

Rt 2 Cedar Ln
Rutledge, Tennessee
Elderly Supportive Housing

Clinch View Apts

150 Clinch View Apts
Rutledge, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve Rutledge

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 Rutledge, Tennessee

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 238 affordable apartments for rent in Rutledge, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Rutledge, Tennessee

Rutledge features 202 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 Rutledge, Tennessee

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rutledge.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rutledge, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rutledge, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $636 and $778.

2020 Rutledge, 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 $487 $621 $707 $931 $958
Payment Standard Range $438 to $536 $559 to $683 $636 to $778 $838 to $1,024 $862 to $1,054

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rutledge, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 238
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 202
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.07
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $21,500 ±$4,758
Median Rent $340 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.49% ± 20.29pp
Total Population 1,286

Population and Household Demographics

Rutledge is a city in Grainger County, Tennessee with a population of 1,286. There are 512 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 38.67% of households in Rutledge are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rutledge

The median gross income for households in Rutledge is $21,500 a year, or $1,792 a month. The median rent for the city is $340 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rutledge, a household making less than $1,133 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Rutledge.

Area Median Income In Rutledge

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Rutledge, the AMI is calculated from all households within Grainger County.

In Rutledge, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,700

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 Rutledge

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 Rutledge

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
50% of Median $19,200 $21,950 $24,700 $27,400 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
80% of Median $30,700 $35,100 $39,500 $43,850 $47,400 $50,900 $54,400 $57,900