Affordable Housing In Baldwyn
Prentiss County, Mississippi

Baldwyn city limits extend into  and  Lee County.

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Baldwyn

White Oak Grove Apartments

320 Charter Hill Dr
Baldwyn, Mississippi
Income Based
2 BR

Woodland Bend Apartments

450 Kilpatrick St
Baldwyn, Mississippi
Income Based
1-2 BR

Eastview Apartments

554 Banks Street, #804
Baldwyn, Mississippi

Baldwyn Elderly Housing

602 School Ln
Baldwyn, Mississippi

Meadowview Apartments

100 Brooks Dr
Baldwyn, Mississippi

Ruleville Apartments Homes Llc

PO Box 310
Baldwyn, Mississippi

Baldwyn Housing 1

350 Kilpatrick St
Baldwyn, Mississippi

Baldwyn Housing 2

320 Charter Hills Dr
Baldwyn, Mississippi

Eastover Apartments

102 Eastover Cir
Baldwyn, Mississippi

Baldwyn Estates

Clayton St
Baldwyn, Mississippi
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Baldwyn, 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.

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 Baldwyn, Mississippi

Housing Authority Programs
The Housing Authority of the City of Baldwyn Public Housing
Tennessee Valley Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Baldwyn, Mississippi

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 340 affordable apartments for rent in Baldwyn, Mississippi.

Income Based Apartments in Baldwyn, Mississippi

Baldwyn features 207 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 Baldwyn, Mississippi

There are 133 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Baldwyn.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Baldwyn, Mississippi

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Baldwyn, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $635 and $776.

2022 Baldwyn, 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
Baldwyn, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $505 $611 $705 $953 $956
Baldwyn, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $455 to $556 $550 to $672 $635 to $776 $858 to $1,048 $860 to $1,052

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Baldwyn, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 340
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 207
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.58%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $24,745 ±$5,324
Median Rent $474 ±$71
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.52% ± 13.75pp
Total Population 3,139

Population and Household Demographics

Baldwyn is a city in Prentiss County, Mississippi with a population of 3,139. There are 1,295 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 49.58% of households in Baldwyn are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Baldwyn

The median gross income for households in Baldwyn is $24,745 a year, or $2,062 a month. The median rent for the city is $474 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Baldwyn, a household making less than $1,580 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Baldwyn.

Area Median Income In Baldwyn

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 Baldwyn, the AMI is calculated from all households within Prentiss County.

In Baldwyn, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,700

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 Baldwyn

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 Baldwyn

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Baldwyn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $28,700 $30,800 $32,950 $35,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Baldwyn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,600 $21,250 $23,900 $26,550 $28,700 $30,800 $32,950 $35,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Baldwyn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$29,750 $34,000 $38,250 $42,500 $45,900 $49,300 $52,700 $56,100