Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Gulfport, MS

Discover affordable housing in Gulfport where there are 61+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Lyman Village Apartments

14229 Old Highway 49, Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

bed 1-2
payment $425-690/mo.

Lyman Manor Apartments

13470 Old Highway 49, Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

bed 1-2
payment $425-690/mo.

Carlow Manor

15195 Barbara Dr, Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

bed 1

Gulf Mist Apartments

26 Pass Road Bldg. 13-B, Gulfport, Mississippi 39507

bed 3

Magnolia State Apartments II Sun Belt Mgmt Co

1005 W Birch Dr, Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

Emerald Pines

3318 39th Ave, Gulfport, Mississippi 39501

Sandhill Village Sun Belt Mgmt Co

11337 Gould Rd, Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

Maison Dedeaux Apartments Sun Belt Mgmt Co

205 Jackson St, Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

Cheshire Homes

480 Cheshire Dr, Gulfport, Mississippi 39507

Saraland Manor

8010 Highway 49, Gulfport, Mississippi 39501

Hillside Gulfport Manor

488 Tegarden Rd, Gulfport, Mississippi 39507

Brookstone Park Apartments

5014 28th St, Gulfport, Mississippi 39501

bed 1-3
payment $392-681/mo.

11350 New Orleans Ave

11350 New Orleans Ave, Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

bed 2
payment $875/mo.

1130 Camp Ave

1130 Camp Ave, Gulfport, Mississippi 39501

bed 4
payment $1550/mo.

2706 6th Ave

2706 6th Ave, Gulfport, Mississippi 39501

bed 3
payment $1300/mo.

3400 Northward Dr

3400 Northward Dr, Gulfport, Mississippi 39501

bed 3
payment $1500/mo.

2212 23rd Ave

2212 23rd Ave, Gulfport, Mississippi 39501

bed 3
payment $1400/mo.

14859 Angela Dr

14859 Angela Dr, Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

bed 2
payment $1050/mo.

2534 Tandy Dr

2534 Tandy Dr, Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

bed 3
payment $1075/mo.

200 Commerce St

200 Commerce St, Gulfport, Mississippi 39507

bed 2
payment $1000/mo.

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Gulfport, Mississippi

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Gulfport, Mississippi
$14.55 (+201%) more than Mississippi minimum wage and $14.55 (+201%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Gulfport, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs for Gulfport, Mississippi.

Go to the Mississippi Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Gulfport.

How many renters live in Gulfport, Mississippi?

The City of Gulfport has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 38 percent of the population living in Gulfport.

What is the rental market like in Gulfport, Mississippi?

There are an estimated housing units in the Gulfport area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Gulfport, Mississippi, there are 1.22 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Gulfport?

The rental vacancy rate in Gulfport is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Gulfport for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Gulfport
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
373 2,503 5,015 5,158 534
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Gulfport

A large number of apartments in Gulfport have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Gulfport

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $825 to $1,626. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $825
One BR $923
Two BR $1,151
Three BR $1,525
Four BR $1,626
2024 Fair Market Rents in Gulfport, Mississippi

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Gulfport?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 100 27 percent
One BR 1,631 65 percent
Two BR 3,402 68 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Gulfport, Mississippi

How many affordable rental units are in Gulfport?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Gulfport, Mississippi including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Gulfport, Mississippi

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Gulfport, Mississippi

Gulfport features 806 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 Gulfport, Mississippi

There are 2,080 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gulfport.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gulfport, Mississippi

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gulfport, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,036 and $1,266.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.