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

Bayou Village Apartments

1919 Martin Bluff Rd
Gautier, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Gautier Voa Senior Housing, Inc

Ladnier Rd
Gautier, Mississippi
S. 202

Singing River Services Group

2850 Dolphin Dr
Gautier, Mississippi
S. 811 Supportive

College Villa

2726 Ladnier Rd
Gautier, Mississippi

Magnolia Place Apartments

3501 Highway 90
Gautier, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Sioux Bayou Arms

1901 Martin Bluff Rd
Gautier, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

The Crossing at Ladnier

2020 Ladnier Rd
Gautier, Mississippi
Public Housing

Jackson County

1040 Us Hwy 90 Eastbound
Gautier, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
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There are 256 low-income apartments in Gautier that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 253 low-income homes in Gautier where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $294 towards rent each month.

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 Gautier, 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 VIII Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the Mississippi Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Gautier.

Gautier, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Gautier, Mississippi

Gautier features 253 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 Gautier, Mississippi

There are 256 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gautier.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gautier, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Gautier landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Gautier.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gautier, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

2023 Gautier, 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
Gautier, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $649 $793 $906 $1,213 $1,543
Gautier, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $584 to $714 $714 to $872 $815 to $997 $1,092 to $1,334 $1,389 to $1,697

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gautier, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 509
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 253
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.77%
Average Renter Household Size 3.03
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $44,675 ±$4,894
Median Rent $844 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.61% ± 9.7pp
Total Population 18,563

Population and Household Demographics

Gautier is a city in Jackson County, Mississippi with a population of 18,563. There are 6,687 households in the city with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 32.77% of households in Gautier are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gautier

The median gross income for households in Gautier is $44,675 a year, or $3,723 a month. The median rent for the city is $844 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gautier, a household making less than $2,813 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Gautier.

Area Median Income In Gautier

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 Gautier, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jackson County.

In Gautier, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,300

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 Gautier

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 Gautier

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gautier AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,350 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gautier AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,250 $31,150 $35,050 $38,900 $42,050 $45,150 $48,250 $51,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gautier AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,550 $49,800 $56,000 $62,200 $67,200 $72,200 $77,150 $82,150