Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII

909 Delaware Ave
Mccomb, Pike County, Mississippi 39648

Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII serves Mccomb.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
McComb, Mississippi Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII Public Housing Closed

Other Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII Website: https://mrha7.org/.

Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII Phone: (601) 684-9503.

Closed: McComb, Mississippi Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII (MRHA7) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The MRHA7 last accepted Section 8 HCV applications for this waiting list on December 2, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

For more information, visit the MRHA7 website.

Last Updated on 11/08/2021.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII (MRHA7) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is closed.

The MRHA7 last accepted applications for this waiting list on December 2, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

For more information, visit the MRHA7 website.

Last Updated on 11/08/2021.

About Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII

More information about Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII can be found on its website at https://mrha7.org/.

Representatives of Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII may be available by phone at (601) 684-9503. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/08/2021, it is not known if Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII manages 1,530 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Ported Out
Vouchers 1,510 11 9
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $397 $250 $519
Monthly Cost $600,091 $2,748 $4,669

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 17% having issued approximately 88 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 13 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.9 persons and has a household income of $11,611 per year. 91% of households were very low income (VLI) and 60% were extremely low income (ELI). 33% of households had wages as a major source of income, 0% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 67% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 70% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 16% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 8% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

69% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 68% of households with children have a female head of household. 94% of all households were headed by a female.

94% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 94% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII Housing Choice Voucher program, 13% include at least one person with a disability. 23% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 74% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

9% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 56% with 3 or more bedrooms. 25% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII voucher holders in 2016 was $268 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $506. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $107.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII

Gloster

41 Arnold St
Fayette, Mississippi

Low Income Housing Managed by Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII

Morrison Village Apartments

2503 Old Mobile Ave
Pascagoula, Mississippi
$408-618
1-2 BR