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Affordable Housing In Scott County
Tennessee

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Scott County

Highlander Pointe Apartments

216 Lander Dr
Huntsville, Tennessee
Subsidized

Hope Group Homes

161 Water Plant Rd
Huntsville, Tennessee
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Westminster Place

112 N Main St
Oneida, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Village Green Apartments

1367 Baker Hwy
Huntsville, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Heritage Hills Apartments

101 Heritage Hills Cir
Huntsville, Tennessee
Subsidized

Blue Ridge Ltd

170 Lloyd St
Oneida, Tennessee
Subsidized

Scott - Morgan Cdc West Robbins

150 W Robbins Rd
Robbins, Tennessee

Hope Water Plant Rd

225 Water Plant Rd
Huntsville, Tennessee

Cooperstown Apartments

Ely Rd
Oneida, Tennessee

Vol Housing Mgmt Winfield Ridge

Old Us Highway 27
Winfield, Tennessee

Housing Authorities that serve Scott 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 Scott County, Tennessee

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 655 affordable apartments for rent in Scott County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Scott County, Tennessee

Scott County features 552 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 Scott County, Tennessee

There are 103 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Scott County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Scott County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Scott County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Scott County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Scott County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $584 and $714.

2020 Scott 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 $492 $493 $649 $876 $879
Payment Standard Range $443 to $541 $444 to $542 $584 to $714 $788 to $964 $791 to $967

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Scott County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 655
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 552
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.02%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $30,246 ±$3,012
Median Rent $537 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.37% ± 10.19pp
Total Population 22,043

Population and Household Demographics

Scott County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 22,043. There are 8,309 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 27.02% of households in Scott County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Scott County

The median gross income for households in Scott County is $30,246 a year, or $2,521 a month. The median rent for the county is $537 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Scott County, a household making less than $1,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Scott County.

Area Median Income In Scott 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 Scott County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $42,500

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 Scott 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 Scott County

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

Cities In Scott County

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City Served By
Elgin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elgin are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Helenwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Helenwood are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Huntsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Huntsville are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Oneida The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oneida are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Robbins The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Robbins are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Winfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Winfield are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.