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Pine Hills Apartments

595 N Captain Gloster Dr
Gloster, Mississippi
S. 811 Supportive

Gloster Sunshine CO D and J Dev Inc

Magnolia St
Gloster, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Gloster that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 42 low-income homes in Gloster where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $285 towards rent each month.

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

Gloster, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Gloster, Mississippi

Gloster features 42 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 Gloster, Mississippi

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gloster, Mississippi

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

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

2023 Gloster, 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
Gloster, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $608 $611 $766 $959 $1,041
Gloster, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $547 to $669 $550 to $672 $689 to $843 $863 to $1,055 $937 to $1,145

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gloster, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 42
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 42
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.59%
Average Renter Household Size 2.02
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $18,929 ±$13,314
Median Rent $417 ±$252
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.94% ± 20.07pp
Total Population 972

Population and Household Demographics

Gloster is a city in Amite County, Mississippi with a population of 972. There are 410 households in the city with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 46.59% of households in Gloster are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gloster

The median gross income for households in Gloster is $18,929 a year, or $1,577 a month. The median rent for the city is $417 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gloster, a household making less than $1,390 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.94% of households who rent are overburdened in Gloster.

Area Median Income In Gloster

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 Gloster, the AMI is calculated from all households within Amite County.

In Gloster, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $43,400

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 Gloster

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 Gloster

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