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192 Roberts Street
Artesia, Mississippi
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S. 515 Rural
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Artesia that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 16 low-income homes in Artesia where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Artesia, Mississippi

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 Regional Housing Authority IV Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Mississippi Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Artesia.

Artesia, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Artesia, Mississippi

Artesia features 16 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 Artesia, Mississippi

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Artesia, Mississippi

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Artesia, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $712 and $870.

2023 Artesia, Mississippi 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
Artesia, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $644 $648 $791 $1,070 $1,276
Artesia, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $580 to $708 $583 to $713 $712 to $870 $963 to $1,177 $1,148 to $1,404

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Artesia, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 16
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.89%
Average Renter Household Size 1.94
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $21,458 ±$4,973
Median Rent $490 ±$162
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52% ± 21.44pp
Total Population 380

Population and Household Demographics

Artesia is a city in Lowndes County, Mississippi with a population of 380. There are 152 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 32.89% of households in Artesia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Artesia

The median gross income for households in Artesia is $21,458 a year, or $1,788 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 Artesia, a household making less than $1,633 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52% of households who rent are overburdened in Artesia.

Area Median Income In Artesia

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 Artesia, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lowndes County.

In Artesia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,500

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 Artesia

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 Artesia

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Artesia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,200 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $44,900 $47,800
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Artesia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Artesia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,550 $46,350 $52,150 $57,900 $62,550 $67,200 $71,800 $76,450