Affordable Housing In Hinds County
134 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hinds County
Housing Authorities that serve Hinds County
|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|
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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|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.|