Affordable Housing In Marianna
Lee County, Arkansas

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marianna

Foster Collier Gordon Manor

168 Sarah Sauls Dr
Marianna, Arkansas
1-4 BR

Hicky Garden Apartments

785 Hicky Rd
Marianna, Arkansas
1-3 BR

South Pointe Apartments

365 California Street
Marianna, Arkansas
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Meadowbrook Park of Marianna, Phase II

133 Robert Taylor Dr
Marianna, Arkansas
Call For Rent
3-4 BR


280 Sanderson Dr
Marianna, Arkansas

Riverview Apartments

580 Hicky Rd W
Marianna, Arkansas

Chestnut Apartments

629 Hicky Rd W
Marianna, Arkansas

Marianna, City Of

12 E Main St
Marianna, Arkansas

Meadowbrook Park

716 Meadowbrook Way
Marianna, Arkansas

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Marianna, 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 Marianna, Arkansas

Housing Authority Programs
Marianna Housing Authority Public Housing
Lee County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Marianna, Arkansas

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 562 affordable apartments for rent in Marianna, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Marianna, Arkansas

Marianna features 407 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 Marianna, Arkansas

There are 152 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marianna.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marianna, Arkansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marianna landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Marianna.

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

2022 Marianna, 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
Marianna, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $481 $493 $649 $922 $928
Marianna, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $433 to $529 $444 to $542 $584 to $714 $830 to $1,014 $835 to $1,021

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Marianna, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 562
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 407
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 60.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $25,875 ±$8,521
Median Rent $490 ±$91
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.5% ± 14.69pp
Total Population 3,927

Population and Household Demographics

Marianna is a city in Lee County, Arkansas with a population of 3,927. There are 1,594 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 60.23% of households in Marianna are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marianna

The median gross income for households in Marianna is $25,875 a year, or $2,156 a month. The median rent for the city is $490 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marianna, a household making less than $1,633 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Marianna.

Area Median Income In Marianna

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 Marianna, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lee County.

In Marianna, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,000

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 Marianna

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 Marianna

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Marianna 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 Marianna 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 Marianna 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