Affordable Housing In White County
Tennessee

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In White County

Knollcrest Manor Apartments

601 Knollcrest Drive
Sparta, TN
Subsidized

Oak Hills Annex

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

Pleasant Hill Apartments

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

Oak Hills Apartments

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

Stoneridge Estates

500 Stoneridge Ct
Sparta, TN
Accepts Vouchers

Crag Rock Village

100 Project Dr
Sparta, TN
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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

Other Housing Authorities located in White County

Housing Authority Programs
Sparta Housing Authority Public Housing

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. White County features 268 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 48 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in White County.

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.1

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 White County 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
Fair Market Rents in White County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$492 $509 $649 $841 $879

Cities In White County

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City Listings Served By
Sparta 6 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.
Doyle 0 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.