Affordable Housing In Weakley County
Tennessee

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Weakley County

Martin Meadows Apartments

289 Highway 431
Martin, Tennessee

Oakwood Apartments

611 West Main Street
Greenfield, Tennessee
Subsidized

Wesley at Martin

448 Hannings Ln
Martin, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Martin Group Home

211 Ivie Ln
Martin, Tennessee
Subsidized

Northwest Apartments of Weakley County

109 Harrison Rd
Martin, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Jwc Housing Corporation

113 Willow Ln
Martin, Tennessee
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Williamsburg Landing

315 Hawks Rd
Martin, Tennessee

Puckett Plaza

9 E Heights Cir
Martin, Tennessee

Chapelridge of Martin

528 Ellis St
Martin, Tennessee

Woodlawn Manor

160 Rucker Dr
Dresden, Tennessee
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Weakley 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 Weakley 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 Weakley County, Tennessee

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 661 affordable apartments for rent in Weakley County, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Weakley County, Tennessee

Weakley County features 397 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 Weakley County, Tennessee

There are 264 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Weakley County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Weakley County, Tennessee

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

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

2022 Weakley 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
Weakley County, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $547 $561 $676 $836 $1,009
Weakley County, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $492 to $602 $505 to $617 $608 to $744 $752 to $920 $908 to $1,110

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Weakley County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 661
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 397
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.22%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $37,037 ±$1,742
Median Rent $561 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.84% ± 4.65pp
Total Population 34,415

Population and Household Demographics

Weakley County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 34,415. There are 13,678 households in the county with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 32.22% of households in Weakley County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Weakley County

The median gross income for households in Weakley County is $37,037 a year, or $3,086 a month. The median rent for the county is $561 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Weakley County, a household making less than $1,870 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Weakley County.

Area Median Income In Weakley 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 Weakley County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,800

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 Weakley 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 Weakley County

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

Cities In Weakley County

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City Served By
Dresden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dresden is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Gleason The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gleason is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Greenfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenfield is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Martin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Martin are the Martin Housing Authority and Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Sharon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sharon is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.