Affordable Housing In Sumner County
Tennessee

24 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sumner County

Grove at Kendal

100 Grove Lane
White House, Tennessee
$444-778
1-3 BR

Gallatin Park Apartments

271 Albert Gallatin Avenue
Gallatin, Tennessee
$688-849
2-3 BR

Green Wood Apartments

790 Green Wave Drive
Gallatin, Tennessee
Call For Rent
3 BR

Sumner Gardens

146 Coles Ferry Road
Gallatin, Tennessee
$860-925
2-3 BR

Overlook Apartments

311 Hancock Street
Gallatin, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Waterview Apartments

1300 Waterview Cir
Hendersonville, Tennessee

The Villages of Gallatin

614 N Water Avenue
Gallatin, Tennessee

Oakwood Village Apartments

2021 Oakwood Drive
Westmoreland, Tennessee
Subsidized

Brooksfield Apartments

1201 N 1st St
Westmoreland, Tennessee
Subsidized

Christian Manor Apartments

100 Trident Pl
Hendersonville, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

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

There are 24 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,230 affordable apartments for rent in Sumner County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Sumner County, Tennessee

Sumner County features 855 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 Sumner County, Tennessee

There are 982 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sumner County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sumner County, Tennessee

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

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

2022 Sumner 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
Sumner County, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Sumner 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.

Sumner County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 24
Total Low Income Apartments 2,230
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 855
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.89%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $57,382 ±$1,282
Median Rent $885 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42% ± 3.12pp
Total Population 169,623

Population and Household Demographics

Sumner County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 169,623. There are 62,425 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 27.89% of households in Sumner County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sumner County

The median gross income for households in Sumner County is $57,382 a year, or $4,782 a month. The median rent for the county is $885 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sumner County, a household making less than $2,950 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42% of households who rent are overburdened in Sumner County.

Area Median Income In Sumner 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 Sumner 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 Sumner 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 Sumner County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sumner 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 Sumner 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 Sumner 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 Sumner County

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City Served By
Bethpage The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethpage is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Bransford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bransford is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Castalian Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Castalian Springs is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Cottontown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cottontown is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Fairfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairfield is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Gallatin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gallatin are the Gallatin Housing Authority and Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Graball The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Graball is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Hendersonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hendersonville is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Mitchellville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mitchellville is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
New Deal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Deal is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Oak Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Grove is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Shackle Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shackle Island is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Walnut Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walnut Grove is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Westmoreland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westmoreland is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.