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Cedar Bend Apartments

3017 Georgetown St
Hazlehurst, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Hazlehurst Manor ,

523 Lake St
Hazlehurst, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Right - to - Succeed Group Homes

415 Monticello St
Hazlehurst, Mississippi
S. 202

Royal Terrace Apartments

28131 Highway 28
Hazlehurst, Mississippi
S. 811 Supportive

Hazlehurst Villas

285 Nelson Dr
Hazlehurst, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Copiah Cove

1001 John M. Hall Drive
Hazlehurst, Mississippi

Lowe Charles

2088 Swamp Lane
Hazlehurst, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
Farm Labor

Hazlehurst Apartments Homes ( 2000 and 1996 Supp )

222 Carroll Rhodes Dr
Hazlehurst, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Forrest Park Subd

150 Roebuck Ct
Hazlehurst, Mississippi
Public Housing
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There are 62 low-income apartments in Hazlehurst that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 263 low-income homes in Hazlehurst where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $338 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on March 9th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Hazlehurst, 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
The Housing Authority of the City of Hazlehurst Public Housing
Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
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Hazlehurst, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Hazlehurst, Mississippi

Hazlehurst features 263 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 Hazlehurst, Mississippi

There are 62 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hazlehurst.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hazlehurst, Mississippi

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hazlehurst, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $953 and $1,165.

2023 Hazlehurst, 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
Hazlehurst, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $895 $908 $1,059 $1,289 $1,463
Hazlehurst, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $806 to $985 $817 to $999 $953 to $1,165 $1,160 to $1,418 $1,317 to $1,609

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hazlehurst, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 326
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 263
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.09%
Average Renter Household Size 3.05
Average Household Size 3.16
Median Household Income $34,018 ±$6,156
Median Rent $637 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.32% ± 12.98pp
Total Population 3,942

Population and Household Demographics

Hazlehurst is a city in Copiah County, Mississippi with a population of 3,942. There are 1,212 households in the city with an average household size of 3.16 persons. 41.09% of households in Hazlehurst are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hazlehurst

The median gross income for households in Hazlehurst is $34,018 a year, or $2,835 a month. The median rent for the city is $637 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hazlehurst, a household making less than $2,123 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Hazlehurst.

Area Median Income In Hazlehurst

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 Hazlehurst, the AMI is calculated from all households within Copiah County.

In Hazlehurst, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,900

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 Hazlehurst

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 Hazlehurst

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hazlehurst AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,800 $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 Hazlehurst AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,000 $32,000 $36,000 $39,950 $43,150 $46,350 $49,550 $52,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hazlehurst AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,750 $51,150 $57,550 $63,900 $69,050 $74,150 $79,250 $84,350