Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Mcgehee, AR

Discover affordable housing in Mcgehee where there are 9+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Cypress Grove Homes of McGehee

300 Ashley St, Mcgehee, Arkansas 71654

Valley Apartments of McGehee

301 Robinwood Ln, Mcgehee, Arkansas 71654

New Millennium Village

106 Ashley St, Mcgehee, Arkansas 71654

Oak Grove Apartments

417 Valley Cove, Mcgehee, Arkansas 71654

Oak Grove Apartments - Mcghee

417 Oakgrove Dr, Mcgehee, Arkansas 71654

C. B. King Group Home

1402 Walker St, Mcgehee, Arkansas 71654


301 Valley Rd, Mcgehee, Arkansas 71654

Steven a French

601 North 4th St, Mcgehee, Arkansas

Mc Gehee

101 Shady Ln, Mcgehee, Arkansas 71654

Open Until Further Notice

Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Mcgehee, Arkansas
$4.42 (+40%) more than Arkansas minimum wage and $8.17 (+113%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Mcgehee, Arkansas.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Mcgehee, Arkansas.

Go to the Arkansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mcgehee.

How many renters live in Mcgehee, Arkansas?

The City of Mcgehee has 3,812 people living in 1,442 households.

There are 1,877 renters living in 641 renter households in this City. Renters make up 49.24 percent of the population living in Mcgehee.

What is the rental market like in Mcgehee, Arkansas?

There are an estimated 1,813 housing units in the Mcgehee area. Of these, 737 units are rental homes, making up 41 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Mcgehee, Arkansas, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Mcgehee?

The rental vacancy rate in Mcgehee is 13 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Mcgehee for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Mcgehee
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 79 234 318 10
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Mcgehee

A large number of apartments in Mcgehee have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Mcgehee are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 54 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 33 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Mcgehee

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $630 to $1,381. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $630
One BR $634
Two BR $814
Three BR $1,121
Four BR $1,381
2024 Fair Market Rents in Mcgehee, Arkansas

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Mcgehee?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 62 78 percent
Two BR 124 53 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Mcgehee, Arkansas

How many affordable rental units are in Mcgehee?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Mcgehee, Arkansas including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 143
Public Housing 58
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 67
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 11
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 14
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 81
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Mcgehee, Arkansas

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Mcgehee, Arkansas

Mcgehee features 100 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 109 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 $733 and $895.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.