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Affordable Housing In White County
Tennessee

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In White County

Knollcrest Manor Apartments

601 Knollcrest Drive
Sparta, Tennessee
Subsidized

Oak Hills Annex

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

Pleasant Hill Apartments

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

Oak Hills Apartments

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

Stoneridge Estates

500 Stoneridge Ct
Sparta, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Crag Rock Village

100 Project Dr
Sparta, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve White County

Housing Authority Programs
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in White County, Tennessee

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 316 affordable apartments for rent in White County, Tennessee.

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 $584 and $714.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $492 $509 $649 $841 $879
Payment Standard Range $443 to $541 $458 to $560 $584 to $714 $757 to $925 $791 to $967

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 $46,200

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 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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
50% of Median $18,400 $21,000 $23,650 $26,250 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
80% of Median $29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $42,000 $45,400 $48,750 $52,100 $55,450

Cities In White County

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City Served By
Doyle The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Doyle are the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.
Sparta The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sparta are the Sparta Housing Authority, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office and Tennessee Housing Development Agency East Tennessee Office.