Affordable Housing In Tazewell
Claiborne County, Tennessee

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tazewell

Colonial Manor

315 Coffey St
Tazewell, Tennessee

The Peaks of Tazewell

474 Tom Ball Road
Tazewell, Tennessee

East Ridge Apartments, Ltd

354 Mcvey Rd
Tazewell, Tennessee

Five Rivers Service, Inc

1913 Cedar Dr
Tazewell, Tennessee
Elderly Supportive Housing

New Tazewell Tazewell Luttrell

229 Cumberland St
Tazewell, Tennessee
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Tazewell, 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 Tazewell, 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 Tazewell, Tennessee

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 367 affordable apartments for rent in Tazewell, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Tazewell, Tennessee

Tazewell features 311 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 Tazewell, Tennessee

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tazewell.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tazewell, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tazewell, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $608 and $744.

2022 Tazewell, 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
Tazewell, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $547 $569 $676 $850 $917
Tazewell, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $492 to $602 $512 to $626 $608 to $744 $765 to $935 $825 to $1,009

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Tazewell, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 367
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 311
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.59%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $26,786 ±$6,389
Median Rent $534 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.86% ± 14.71pp
Total Population 2,293

Population and Household Demographics

Tazewell is a city in Claiborne County, Tennessee with a population of 2,293. There are 884 households in the city with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 39.59% of households in Tazewell are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tazewell

The median gross income for households in Tazewell is $26,786 a year, or $2,232 a month. The median rent for the city is $534 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tazewell, a household making less than $1,780 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Tazewell.

Area Median Income In Tazewell

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 Tazewell, the AMI is calculated from all households within Claiborne County.

In Tazewell, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,800

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 Tazewell

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 Tazewell

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tazewell AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $30,500 $32,750 $35,000 $37,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tazewell AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,750 $22,600 $25,400 $28,200 $30,500 $32,750 $35,000 $37,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tazewell AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$31,600 $36,100 $40,600 $45,100 $48,750 $52,350 $55,950 $59,550