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Affordable Housing In Hinds County
Mississippi

134 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hinds County

Arbor Park Apartments I

5551 Shaw Road
Jackson, Mississippi
$700-885
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Berwood Apartments

1390 Forest Ave
Jackson, Mississippi
$653-833
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Bristol Park Apartments

791 W County Line Rd
Jackson, Mississippi
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Shaw Estates

5600 Shaw Rd
Jackson, Mississippi
$778-888
3-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Pinehurst Park Townhouses

160 Witchita Dr
Jackson, Mississippi
$774-876
3-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Magnolia Park Apartments

1240 Lawnview Place
Jackson, Mississippi
$469-519
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

809 State Street - Magnolia Towers

809 N State St
Jackson, Mississippi
$490-645
Studio-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Chapel Estates Phase II

133 Claude Dr
Jackson, Mississippi
$888
4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Waverly Park Apartments

210 Briarwood Dr
Jackson, Mississippi
$454-1,521
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Wood Village Apartments

1253 Wood Village Dr
Jackson, Mississippi
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Hinds County

Housing Authority Programs
Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hinds County, Mississippi

There are 134 low income housing apartment communities offering 9,397 affordable apartments for rent in Hinds County, Mississippi.

Income Based Apartments in Hinds County, Mississippi

Hinds County features 3,284 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 Hinds County, Mississippi

There are 6,113 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hinds County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hinds County, Mississippi

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hinds County, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $820 and $1,002.

2020 Hinds County, 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
Fair Market Rent $707 $774 $911 $1,148 $1,341
Payment Standard Range $636 to $778 $697 to $851 $820 to $1,002 $1,033 to $1,263 $1,207 to $1,475

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hinds County, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 134
Total Low Income Apartments 9,397
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,284
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $37,324 ±$1,042
Median Rent $771 ±$13
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.42% ± 2.56pp
Total Population 245,874

Population and Household Demographics

Hinds County is a county in Mississippi with a population of 245,874. There are 88,762 households in the county with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 40.61% of households in Hinds County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hinds County

The median gross income for households in Hinds County is $37,324 a year, or $3,110 a month. The median rent for the county is $771 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hinds County, a household making less than $2,570 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.42% of households who rent are overburdened in Hinds County.

Area Median Income In Hinds County

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.

In Hinds County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,900

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 Hinds County

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 Hinds County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,450 $38,300 $41,150 $44,000 $46,800
80% of Median $39,700 $45,400 $51,050 $56,700 $61,250 $65,800 $70,350 $74,850

Cities In Hinds County

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City Served By
Bolton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bolton is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI.
Byram The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Byram is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI.
Clinton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clinton is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI.
Edwards The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edwards is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI.
Jackson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jackson are the Jackson Housing Authority and Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI.
Learned The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Learned is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI.
Raymond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Raymond is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI.
Terry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Terry is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI.
Utica The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Utica is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI.