Mcgehee, Arkansas Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 161 income based apartments in Mcgehee where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 96 affordable apartments in Mcgehee that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Mcgehee, Arkansas

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Mcgehee.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the Arkansas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Mcgehee.

Valley Apartments of McGehee

301 Robinwood Ln
Mcgehee, Arkansas
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

New Millennium Village

106 Ashley St
Mcgehee, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Oak Grove Apartments

417 Valley Cove
Mcgehee, Arkansas
Rent Assisted

Cypress Grove Homes

300 Ashley St
Mcgehee, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Oak Grove Apartments - Mcghee

417 Oakgrove Dr
Mcgehee, Arkansas
Affordable

C. B. King Group Home

1402 Walker St
Mcgehee, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Mc Gehee

101 Shady Ln
Mcgehee, Arkansas

Mcgehee

301 Valley Rd
Mcgehee, Arkansas
Affordable

Steven a French

601 North 4th St
Mcgehee, Arkansas
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Affordable Housing Near Mcgehee

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Mcgehee, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
McGehee Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Desha Co. Residential Housing Fac Board Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Arkansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mcgehee.

Mcgehee, Arkansas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mcgehee, Arkansas

Mcgehee features 161 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 Mcgehee, Arkansas

There are 96 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mcgehee.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mcgehee, Arkansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mcgehee landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Mcgehee.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mcgehee, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $648 and $792.

2023 Mcgehee, 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
Mcgehee, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $539 $566 $720 $979 $1,226
Mcgehee, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $485 to $593 $509 to $623 $648 to $792 $881 to $1,077 $1,103 to $1,349

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mcgehee, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 261
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 161
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.36%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $22,963 ±$6,421
Median Rent $470 ±$52
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.57% ± 11.08pp
Total Population 4,029

Population and Household Demographics

Mcgehee is a city in Desha County, Arkansas with a population of 4,029. There are 1,650 households in the city with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 46.36% of households in Mcgehee are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mcgehee

The median gross income for households in Mcgehee is $22,963 a year, or $1,914 a month. The median rent for the city is $470 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mcgehee, a household making less than $1,567 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Mcgehee.

Area Median Income In Mcgehee

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 Mcgehee, the AMI is calculated from all households within Desha County.

In Mcgehee, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,100

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 Mcgehee

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 Mcgehee

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mcgehee AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $34,950 $37,350 $39,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mcgehee AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,100 $24,100 $27,100 $30,100 $32,550 $34,950 $37,350 $39,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mcgehee AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,750 $38,550 $43,350 $48,150 $52,050 $55,900 $59,750 $63,600