Affordable Housing In Joiner
Mississippi County, Arkansas

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Joiner

Joiner Village Apartments

139 Main St
Joiner, Arkansas
Disabled Supportive Housing

Joiner Manor

103 Legion St
Joiner, Arkansas

Tucker, Dennis L.

7797 South County Rd 209
Joiner, Arkansas

Larry J Bell Jr

228 Hwy 61 North
Joiner, Arkansas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Joiner, Arkansas

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 Joiner, Arkansas

Housing Authority Programs
Mississippi County Public Facilities Board Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Joiner, Arkansas

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 45 affordable apartments for rent in Joiner, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Joiner, Arkansas

Joiner features 43 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 Joiner, Arkansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Joiner, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Joiner, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $584 and $714.

2022 Joiner, Arkansas 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
Joiner, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $476 $505 $649 $850 $880
Joiner, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $428 to $524 $455 to $556 $584 to $714 $765 to $935 $792 to $968

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Joiner, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 45
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 43
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 51.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $17,250 ±$6,414
Median Rent $407 ±$165
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.19% ± 18.31pp
Total Population 514

Population and Household Demographics

Joiner is a city in Mississippi County, Arkansas with a population of 514. There are 203 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 51.72% of households in Joiner are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Joiner

The median gross income for households in Joiner is $17,250 a year, or $1,438 a month. The median rent for the city is $407 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Joiner, a household making less than $1,357 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Joiner.

Area Median Income In Joiner

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 Joiner, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mississippi County.

In Joiner, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,600

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 Joiner

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 Joiner

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Joiner AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $29,250 $31,400 $33,550 $35,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Joiner AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,950 $21,650 $24,350 $27,050 $29,250 $31,400 $33,550 $35,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Joiner AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,350 $34,650 $39,000 $43,300 $46,800 $50,250 $53,700 $57,200