Affordable Housing In Wildwood Lake
Bradley County, Tennessee

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Wildwood Lake, 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 Wildwood Lake, Tennessee

Housing Authority Programs
Cleveland Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wildwood Lake, Tennessee

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Wildwood Lake, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Wildwood Lake, Tennessee

Wildwood Lake features 0 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 Wildwood Lake, Tennessee

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wildwood Lake.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wildwood Lake, Tennessee

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wildwood Lake, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $838 and $1,024.

2023 Wildwood Lake, 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
Wildwood Lake, Tennessee Fair Market Rent $661 $707 $931 $1,221 $1,319
Wildwood Lake, Tennessee Payment Standard Range $595 to $727 $636 to $778 $838 to $1,024 $1,099 to $1,343 $1,187 to $1,451

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wildwood Lake, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.77
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $31,310 ±$3,361
Median Rent $605 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 25.8% ± 18.72pp
Total Population 3,475

Population and Household Demographics

Wildwood Lake is a city in Bradley County, Tennessee with a population of 3,475. There are 1,403 households in the city with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 22.38% of households in Wildwood Lake are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wildwood Lake

The median gross income for households in Wildwood Lake is $31,310 a year, or $2,609 a month. The median rent for the city is $605 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wildwood Lake, a household making less than $2,017 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 25.8% of households who rent are overburdened in Wildwood Lake.

Area Median Income In Wildwood Lake

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Wildwood Lake, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bradley County.

In Wildwood Lake, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,900

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 Wildwood Lake

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 Wildwood Lake

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wildwood Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,750 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $40,500 $43,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Wildwood Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,900 $26,150 $29,400 $32,650 $35,300 $37,900 $40,500 $43,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Wildwood Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,600 $41,800 $47,050 $52,250 $56,450 $60,650 $64,800 $69,000