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Affordable Housing In Tazewell County
Virginia

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tazewell County

Crescent View Apartments

209 Neel Street
Bluefield, Virginia
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Tazewell Square

504 Dogwood Rd
Tazewell, Virginia

Cumberland Mountain Home

PO Box 810
Cedar Bluff, Virginia
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hunters Ridge Apartments

108 Carson Avenue
Richlands, Virginia

Sierra Springs Apartments

392 Aspen St
Tazewell, Virginia
Subsidized

Aspen Square

226 Aspen St
Tazewell, Virginia

Oxford Square

108 Carson Avenue
Richlands, Virginia

Centennial Heights

212 Fairfax Ave
Richlands, Virginia

Hillside

508 Dogwood Rd
Tazewell, Virginia
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Housing Authorities that serve Tazewell County

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Clinch Valley Community Action Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tazewell County, Virginia

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,001 affordable apartments for rent in Tazewell County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Tazewell County, Virginia

Tazewell County features 492 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 Tazewell County, Virginia

There are 509 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tazewell County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tazewell County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tazewell County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Tazewell County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tazewell County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $631 and $771.

2021 Tazewell County, Virginia 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
Tazewell County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $472 $558 $701 $872 $1,160
Tazewell County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $425 to $519 $502 to $614 $631 to $771 $785 to $959 $1,044 to $1,276

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tazewell County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 1,001
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 492
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.64%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $37,664 ±$1,874
Median Rent $585 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.55% ± 5.32pp
Total Population 43,870

Population and Household Demographics

Tazewell County is a county in Virginia with a population of 43,870. There are 17,832 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 24.64% of households in Tazewell County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tazewell County

The median gross income for households in Tazewell County is $37,664 a year, or $3,139 a month. The median rent for the county is $585 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tazewell County, a household making less than $1,950 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Tazewell County.

Area Median Income In Tazewell 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 Tazewell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,600

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 Tazewell 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 Tazewell County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tazewell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,650 $37,050 $39,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tazewell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,900 $23,900 $26,900 $29,850 $32,250 $34,650 $37,050 $39,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tazewell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,450 $38,200 $43,000 $47,750 $51,600 $55,400 $59,250 $63,050

Cities In Tazewell County

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City Served By
Bluefield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bluefield are the Clinch Valley Community Action and Virginia Housing.
Cedar Bluff The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cedar Bluff are the Clinch Valley Community Action and Virginia Housing.
Claypool Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Claypool Hill are the Clinch Valley Community Action and Virginia Housing.
Gratton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gratton are the Clinch Valley Community Action and Virginia Housing.
Pocahontas The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pocahontas are the Clinch Valley Community Action and Virginia Housing.
Richlands The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richlands are the Clinch Valley Community Action and Virginia Housing.
Springville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Springville are the Clinch Valley Community Action and Virginia Housing.
Tazewell The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tazewell are the Clinch Valley Community Action and Virginia Housing.