Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Wilson County, TN

Discover affordable housing in Wilson County where there are 30+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

The Ridge at Lebanon

502 Fairfield Ave., Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

bed 1-3

Willow Creek Apartments

100 Willow Creek Dr, Mount Juliet, Tennessee 37122

Ironwood Apartments

415 Rome Pike, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

bed 1-3
payment $1051-1448/mo.

Wood Falls Apartments

201 Carver Lane, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

bed 2-3

Peyton Manor

460 Peyton Rd, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

Meadows of Lebanon

50 Meadows Dr, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

Lebanon Square

310 Hill St, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

Saddlebrook

203 Carver Ln , Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

Greentree Pointe

1640 W Main St, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

bed 1-3
payment $830-1429/mo.

Maple Crossing Apartment

101 Maple Hill Road, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

bed 2-3
payment $1260/mo.

Peyton Park Apartments

160 Peyton Rd, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

Forest View Apartments

119 Belinda Pkwy, Mount Juliet, Tennessee 37122

Rollingwood Apartments

100 Rollingwood Dr, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

Beckwith Apartments

302 Beckwith St, Watertown, Tennessee 37184

Clearview Residential Apartments

1404 Winter Dr, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

Northwood Park Apartments

223 Western Ave, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

Upton Heights

84 Upton Hts, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

Wccl

411 E Market St, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

Trousdale Ferry

574 Trousdale Ferry Pike, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

Buffalo Valley Lebanon

233 Cleveland Ave Apt A, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Wilson County, Tennessee

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Wilson County, Tennessee
$30.66/hour
$23.41 (+323%) more than Tennessee minimum wage and $23.41 (+323%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Wilson 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Family Self-Sufficiency, Mainstream Voucher, Homeownership programs for Wilson County, Tennessee.

Go to the Tennessee Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Wilson County.

How many renters live in Wilson County, Tennessee?

The County of Wilson County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 21.12 percent of the population living in Wilson County.

What is the rental market like in Wilson County, Tennessee?

There are an estimated housing units in the Wilson County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Wilson County, Tennessee, there are 0.89 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Wilson County?

The rental vacancy rate in Wilson County is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Wilson County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Wilson County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
408 1,700 5,118 4,482 704
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Wilson County

A large number of apartments in Wilson County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Wilson County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,404 to $2,482. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,404
One BR $1,442
Two BR $1,619
Three BR $2,035
Four BR $2,482
2024 Fair Market Rents in Wilson County, Tennessee

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Wilson County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 300 74 percent
One BR 1,492 88 percent
Two BR 3,783 74 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Wilson County, Tennessee

How many affordable rental units are in Wilson County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Wilson County, Tennessee including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Wilson County, Tennessee

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Wilson County, Tennessee

Wilson County features 542 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 Wilson County, Tennessee

There are 1,473 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wilson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wilson County, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Wilson County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Wilson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wilson County, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,457 and $1,781.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.