. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Bruce, Mississippi - Affordable Housing Online

Bruce Senior Apartments

260 Thompson St
Bruce, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Bradford Manor Apartments

638 N McSweyn Pl
Bruce, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Crestview Estates Apts Sun Belt Mgmt Co

439 N Murphree St.
Bruce, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Bruce Housing Apartments

Hwy 32
Bruce, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
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There are 64 low-income apartments in Bruce that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 48 low-income homes in Bruce where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on March 31st, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

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

Bruce, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Bruce, Mississippi

Bruce features 48 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 Bruce, Mississippi

There are 64 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bruce.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bruce, Mississippi

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bruce, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $689 and $843.

2023 Bruce, 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
Bruce, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $591 $595 $766 $1,060 $1,218
Bruce, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $532 to $650 $536 to $655 $689 to $843 $954 to $1,166 $1,096 to $1,340

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bruce, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 112
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.36
Average Household Size 2.11
Median Household Income $28,631 ±$7,319
Median Rent $473 ±$78
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.94% ± 14.68pp
Total Population 1,660

Population and Household Demographics

Bruce is a city in Calhoun County, Mississippi with a population of 1,660. There are 783 households in the city with an average household size of 2.11 persons. 44.32% of households in Bruce are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bruce

The median gross income for households in Bruce is $28,631 a year, or $2,386 a month. The median rent for the city is $473 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bruce, a household making less than $1,577 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.94% of households who rent are overburdened in Bruce.

Area Median Income In Bruce

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 Bruce, the AMI is calculated from all households within Calhoun County.

In Bruce, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,200

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 Bruce

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 Bruce

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bruce 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 Bruce 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 Bruce 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