Affordable Housing In Sumner County
Tennessee

Affordable Housing programs support 855 income based apartments in Sumner County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 982 affordable apartments in Sumner County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Sumner County, Tennessee

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Sumner County. Go to the Tennessee Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Sumner County.

Grove at Kendal

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

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
Affordable

Sumner Gardens

923 South Westland Ave
Gallatin, Tennessee
1 BR
Affordable

Chapel Ridge of Gallatin

1590 Airport Rd
Gallatin, Tennessee
Affordable

Overlook Apartments

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

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
Rent Assisted

Brooksfield Apartments

1201 N 1st St
Westmoreland, Tennessee
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Sumner County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Sumner County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Gallatin, TN Affordable Housing programs support 17 apartment communities in Gallatin.
Affordable Housing In Hendersonville, TN Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Hendersonville.
Affordable Housing In Westmoreland, TN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Westmoreland.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Mainstream Voucher; Homeownership
Go to the Tennessee Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Sumner County.

Sumner County, Tennessee Affordable Housing Data

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 $1,265 and $1,547.

2023 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 $1,218 $1,245 $1,406 $1,758 $2,173
Sumner County, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $1,096 to $1,340 $1,121 to $1,370 $1,265 to $1,547 $1,582 to $1,934 $1,956 to $2,390

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 $96,700

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 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.
$19,850 $22,650 $25,500 $28,300 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
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.
$33,050 $37,750 $42,450 $47,150 $50,950 $54,700 $58,500 $62,250
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.
$52,850 $60,400 $67,950 $75,450 $81,500 $87,550 $93,600 $99,600