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Affordable Housing In Scotts Hill
Decatur County, Tennessee

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Scotts Hill

Woodland Hills Apartments

10234 Highway 100
Scotts Hill, Tennessee
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Scotts Hill

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Tennessee Housing Development Agency West Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Scotts Hill, Tennessee

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 12 affordable apartments for rent in Scotts Hill, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Scotts Hill, Tennessee

Scotts Hill features 12 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 Scotts Hill, Tennessee

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Scotts Hill.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Scotts Hill, Tennessee

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

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

2020 Scotts Hill, 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 $570 $649 $809 $969
Payment Standard Range $443 to $541 $513 to $627 $584 to $714 $728 to $890 $872 to $1,066

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Scotts Hill, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 12
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.14
Median Household Income $25,125 ±$6,519
Median Rent $496 ±$86
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.21% ± 21.63pp
Total Population 825

Population and Household Demographics

Scotts Hill is a City in Decatur County, Tennessee with a population of 825. There are 382 households in the city with an average household size of 2.14 persons. 32.98% of households in Scotts Hill are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Scotts Hill

The median gross income for households in Scotts Hill is $25,125 a year, or $2,094 a month. The median rent for the city is $496 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Scotts Hill, a household making less than $1,653 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Scotts Hill.1

Area Median Income In Scotts Hill

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 Scotts Hill, the AMI is calculated from all households within Decatur County.

In Scotts Hill, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,900

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 Scotts Hill

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 Scotts Hill

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
50% of Median $18,400 $21,000 $23,650 $26,250 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
80% of Median $29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $42,000 $45,400 $48,750 $52,100 $55,450