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Conehatta, Mississippi
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There are 25 low-income apartments in Conehatta that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Conehatta where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Conehatta, 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 No. V Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Mississippi Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Conehatta.

Conehatta, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Conehatta, Mississippi

Conehatta features 0 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 Conehatta, Mississippi

There are 25 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Conehatta.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Conehatta, Mississippi

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Conehatta, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $725 and $886.

2023 Conehatta, 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
Conehatta, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $608 $612 $805 $980 $1,081
Conehatta, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $547 to $669 $551 to $673 $725 to $886 $882 to $1,078 $973 to $1,189

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Conehatta, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 25
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.38%
Average Renter Household Size 4.13
Average Household Size 3.51
Median Household Income $25,066 ±$5,267
Median Rent $732 ±$181
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.92% ± 47.43pp
Total Population 1,124

Population and Household Demographics

Conehatta is a city in Newton County, Mississippi with a population of 1,124. There are 320 households in the city with an average household size of 3.51 persons. 24.38% of households in Conehatta are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Conehatta

The median gross income for households in Conehatta is $25,066 a year, or $2,089 a month. The median rent for the city is $732 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Conehatta, a household making less than $2,440 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Conehatta.

Area Median Income In Conehatta

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 Conehatta, the AMI is calculated from all households within Newton County.

In Conehatta, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,100

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 Conehatta

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 Conehatta

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