Affordable Housing In Trousdale County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Trousdale County

East Ridge Apartments

309 E Ridge Ct
Hartsville, Tennessee
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112 Carr St

112 Carr St
Hartsville, Tennessee
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Trousdale 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 Trousdale 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 Trousdale County, Tennessee

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 66 affordable apartments for rent in Trousdale County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Trousdale County, Tennessee

Trousdale County features 34 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 Trousdale County, Tennessee

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Trousdale County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Trousdale County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Trousdale County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Trousdale County.

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

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

Trousdale County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 66
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 34
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.23
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $41,029 ±$6,431
Median Rent $594 ±$61
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.8% ± 14.28pp
Total Population 7,884

Population and Household Demographics

Trousdale County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 7,884. There are 2,926 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 25.19% of households in Trousdale County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Trousdale County

The median gross income for households in Trousdale County is $41,029 a year, or $3,419 a month. The median rent for the county is $594 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Trousdale County, a household making less than $1,980 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.8% of households who rent are overburdened in Trousdale County.

Area Median Income In Trousdale 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 Trousdale 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 Trousdale 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 Trousdale County

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

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City Served By
Hartsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hartsville are the Hartsville Housing Authority and Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Hartsville/Trousdale County The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hartsville/Trousdale County is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.