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Affordable Housing In Tiptonville
Lake County, Tennessee

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tiptonville

Lake Ridge Apartments

900 Vaughn Dr
Tiptonville, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Lake Point Apartments

1775 Vaughn Dr
Tiptonville, Tennessee
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Colonial House Apartments

1131 Vaughn Dr.
Tiptonville, Tennessee

Wesley Apartments

1155 Reelfoot St
Tiptonville, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Tiptonville Meadows Apartments

550 Moss St
Tiptonville, Tennessee
Subsidized

Oakhaven Apartments

927 Dixon St
Tiptonville, Tennessee
Subsidized

Carey Counseling Tiptonville

Cherry St
Tiptonville, Tennessee

Tiptonville Apartments

524 Cherry St
Tiptonville, Tennessee
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Tiptonville

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 Tiptonville, Tennessee

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 257 affordable apartments for rent in Tiptonville, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Tiptonville, Tennessee

Tiptonville features 252 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 Tiptonville, Tennessee

There are 5 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tiptonville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tiptonville, Tennessee

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

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

2020 Tiptonville, 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 $497 $649 $823 $879
Payment Standard Range $443 to $541 $447 to $547 $584 to $714 $741 to $905 $791 to $967

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tiptonville, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 257
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 252
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.56%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $27,690 ±$4,326
Median Rent $433 ±$45
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.05% ± 12.52pp
Total Population 4,396

Population and Household Demographics

Tiptonville is a city in Lake County, Tennessee with a population of 4,396. There are 713 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 46.56% of households in Tiptonville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tiptonville

The median gross income for households in Tiptonville is $27,690 a year, or $2,308 a month. The median rent for the city is $433 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tiptonville, a household making less than $1,443 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Tiptonville.

Area Median Income In Tiptonville

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 Tiptonville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lake County.

In Tiptonville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,200

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 Tiptonville

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 Tiptonville

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