Corinth, Mississippi Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 937 income based apartments in Corinth where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 209 affordable apartments in Corinth that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Corinth, Mississippi

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Corinth. Go to the Mississippi Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Corinth.

Happy Days Apartments

1629 Hamilton Cir
Corinth, Mississippi
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Farmington Arms Apartments

200 W Harris Cir
Corinth, Mississippi
Income Based
2 BR

Corinthian Arbors

3121 N Harper Rd
Corinth, Mississippi
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing

Midtown Apartments

Foote And Childs St
Corinth, Mississippi
Call For Rent
2 BR

Phoenix at Corinth

200 Fawkes Avenue
Corinth, Mississippi
3 BR

East Lawn Apartments

101& 110 Nash Way
Corinth, Mississippi
Call For Rent
2 BR

Timber Hills Independent Living Complex

2411 Norman Rd
Corinth, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
Disabled Supportive Housing

Farmington Apartments Llc

4164 Rd 200
Corinth, Mississippi

Combs Court

711 Pierce St
Corinth, Mississippi

Tinnin Pace Terrace

701 Boyd Dr
Corinth, Mississippi
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Affordable Housing Near Corinth

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City Apartments
Rienzi, MS Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Rienzi.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Corinth, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
The Housing Authority of the City of Corinth Public Housing
The Housing Authority of the City of Walnut Public Housing
Go to the Mississippi Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Corinth.

Corinth, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Corinth, Mississippi

Corinth features 937 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 Corinth, Mississippi

There are 209 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Corinth.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Corinth, Mississippi

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

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

2023 Corinth, 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
Corinth, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $578 $582 $766 $1,083 $1,155
Corinth, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $520 to $636 $524 to $640 $689 to $843 $975 to $1,191 $1,040 to $1,271

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Corinth, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 1,146
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 937
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.46
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $31,800 ±$3,704
Median Rent $592 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.25% ± 8.61pp
Total Population 14,839

Population and Household Demographics

Corinth is a city in Alcorn County, Mississippi with a population of 14,839. There are 6,159 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 43.53% of households in Corinth are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Corinth

The median gross income for households in Corinth is $31,800 a year, or $2,650 a month. The median rent for the city is $592 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Corinth, a household making less than $1,973 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Corinth.

Area Median Income In Corinth

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 Corinth, the AMI is calculated from all households within Alcorn County.

In Corinth, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,200

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 Corinth

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 Corinth

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Corinth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,000 $34,350 $36,750 $39,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Corinth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,750 $23,700 $26,650 $29,600 $32,000 $34,350 $36,750 $39,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Corinth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,150 $37,900 $42,650 $47,350 $51,150 $54,950 $58,750 $62,550