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Landview Manor Apartments

102 Cannon Ave
Bentonia, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Bentonia that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 28 low-income homes in Bentonia where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Bentonia, 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 VI Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
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Bentonia, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Bentonia, Mississippi

Bentonia features 28 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 Bentonia, Mississippi

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bentonia, Mississippi

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bentonia, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $748 and $914.

2023 Bentonia, 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
Bentonia, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $646 $650 $831 $1,011 $1,116
Bentonia, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $581 to $711 $585 to $715 $748 to $914 $910 to $1,112 $1,004 to $1,228

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bentonia, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 28
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 28
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.69%
Average Renter Household Size 3.24
Average Household Size 3.08
Median Household Income $37,396 ±$6,259
Median Rent $458 ±$248
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.68% ± 23.18pp
Total Population 521

Population and Household Demographics

Bentonia is a city in Yazoo County, Mississippi with a population of 521. There are 169 households in the city with an average household size of 3.08 persons. 36.69% of households in Bentonia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bentonia

The median gross income for households in Bentonia is $37,396 a year, or $3,116 a month. The median rent for the city is $458 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bentonia, a household making less than $1,527 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Bentonia.

Area Median Income In Bentonia

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 Bentonia, the AMI is calculated from all households within Yazoo County.

In Bentonia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,300

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 Bentonia

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 Bentonia

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bentonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $33,600 $36,100 $38,600 $41,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bentonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,800 $24,900 $28,000 $31,100 $33,600 $36,100 $38,600 $41,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bentonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,850 $39,800 $44,800 $49,750 $53,750 $57,750 $61,700 $65,700