Affordable Housing In White County
Tennessee

Affordable Housing programs support 268 income based apartments in White County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 48 affordable apartments in White County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in White County, Tennessee

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

Knollcrest Manor Apartments

601 Knollcrest Drive
Sparta, Tennessee
Rent Assisted

Oak Hills Annex

301 Horizon Dr
Sparta, Tennessee
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Pleasant Hill Apartments

200 E Bronson St
Sparta, Tennessee
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Oak Hills Apartments

363 Oak Hill Dr
Sparta, Tennessee
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Stoneridge Estates

500 Stoneridge Ct
Sparta, Tennessee
Affordable

Crag Rock Village

100 Project Dr
Sparta, Tennessee
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Affordable Housing In White County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near White County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Sparta, TN Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Sparta.

Public Housing Agencies Serving White 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 White County.

White County, Tennessee Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in White County, Tennessee

White County features 268 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 White County, Tennessee

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in White County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in White County, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in White County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $908.

2023 White 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
White County, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $623 $627 $825 $1,004 $1,108
White County, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $561 to $685 $564 to $690 $743 to $908 $904 to $1,104 $997 to $1,219

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

White County, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 316
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 268
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $34,901 ±$2,305
Median Rent $605 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.82% ± 9.79pp
Total Population 26,252

Population and Household Demographics

White County is a county in Tennessee with a population of 26,252. There are 9,731 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 21.28% of households in White County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in White County

The median gross income for households in White County is $34,901 a year, or $2,908 a month. The median rent for the county is $605 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In White County, a household making less than $2,017 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.82% of households who rent are overburdened in White County.

Area Median Income In White 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 White County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,600

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 White 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 White County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the White County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,600 $39,150 $41,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the White County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,100 $25,250 $28,400 $31,550 $34,100 $36,600 $39,150 $41,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the White County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,350 $40,400 $45,450 $50,450 $54,500 $58,550 $62,600 $66,600