Affordable Housing In Mississippi County
Arkansas

Affordable Housing programs support 1,417 income based apartments in Mississippi County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 140 affordable apartments in Mississippi County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Mississippi County, Arkansas

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Mississippi County. Go to the Arkansas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Mississippi County.

Leachville Estates Apartments

400 E 7th St
Leachville, Arkansas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Pine Cottages

100 Juniper Road
Osceola, Arkansas
$1250
3 BR

Robindale East Apartments

389 N Hollywood St
Blytheville, Arkansas
$340-410
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Joiner Village Apartments

139 Main St
Joiner, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Luxora Garden Apartments

23 Joseph Warren SR Cir
Luxora, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Seminole Village Apartments

501 Magnolia Dr
Osceola, Arkansas
Rent Assisted

Oak Grove Apartments

300 Ken Dr
Osceola, Arkansas
Rent Assisted

River Manor Apartments

1 River Cir
Osceola, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Osceola Gardens

701 Seminole Dr
Osceola, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Roseland Apartments

816 N Davis St
Manila, Arkansas
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Mississippi County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Mississippi County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Blytheville, AR Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Blytheville.
Affordable Housing In Burdette, AR Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Burdette.
Affordable Housing In Joiner, AR Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Joiner.
Affordable Housing In Keiser, AR Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Keiser.
Affordable Housing In Leachville, AR Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Leachville.
Affordable Housing In Luxora, AR Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Luxora.
Affordable Housing In Manila, AR Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Manila.
Affordable Housing In Osceola, AR Affordable Housing programs support 12 apartment communities in Osceola.
Affordable Housing In Wilson, AR Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Wilson.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mississippi County, 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
Mississippi County Public Facilities Board Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Arkansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mississippi County.

Mississippi County, Arkansas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mississippi County, Arkansas

Mississippi County features 1,417 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 Mississippi County, Arkansas

There are 140 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mississippi County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mississippi County, Arkansas

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

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

2023 Mississippi County, 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
Mississippi County, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $532 $568 $720 $964 $967
Mississippi County, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $479 to $585 $511 to $625 $648 to $792 $868 to $1,060 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mississippi County, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 43
Total Low Income Apartments 1,592
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,417
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $34,612 ±$1,846
Median Rent $624 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.17% ± 4.62pp
Total Population 44,864

Population and Household Demographics

Mississippi County is a county in Arkansas with a population of 44,864. There are 17,141 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 42.42% of households in Mississippi County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mississippi County

The median gross income for households in Mississippi County is $34,612 a year, or $2,884 a month. The median rent for the county is $624 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mississippi County, a household making less than $2,080 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Mississippi County.

Area Median Income In Mississippi County

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.

In Mississippi County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,500

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 Mississippi County

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 Mississippi County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mississippi County 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 Mississippi County 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 Mississippi County 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