Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Hinds County, MS

Discover affordable housing in Hinds County where there are 261+ 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.

Chapel Estates Phase II

133 Claude Dr, Jackson, Mississippi 39209

bed 4
payment $888/mo.

Shaw Estates

5600 Shaw Rd, Jackson, Mississippi 39209

bed 3-4
payment $778-888/mo.

Pinehurst Park Townhouses

160 Witchita Dr, Jackson, Mississippi 39209

bed 3-4
payment $774-876/mo.

Arbor Park Apartments I

5551 Shaw Road, Jackson, Mississippi 39209

bed 1-3
payment $700-885/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Berwood Apartments

1390 Forest Ave, Jackson, Mississippi 39213

bed 1-3
payment $653-833/mo.

809 State Street - Magnolia Towers

809 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

bed Studio-2
payment $490-645/mo.

Magnolia Park Apartments

1240 Lawnview Place, Jackson, Mississippi 39203

bed 1-2
payment $469-519/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Waverly Park Apartments

210 Briarwood Dr, Jackson, Mississippi 39206

bed 1-3
payment $454-1521/mo.

Highland Park Apartments

492 East Beasley Road, Jackson, Mississippi 39206

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Willow Point Apartments

755 Glencross Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39206

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Windsor Park Apartments

5425 Clinton Blvd., Jackson, Mississippi 39209

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Park Wind Apartments I

5501 Hwy. 80 West, Jackson, Mississippi 39208

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Elton Park Apartments

301 Elton Road, Jackson, Mississippi 39212

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Delhaven Manor Apartments

3590 Albermarle Road , Jackson, Mississippi 39213

bed 1-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Bristol Park Apartments

791 W County Line Rd, Jackson, Mississippi 39213

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Wood Village Apartments

1253 Wood Village Dr, Jackson, Mississippi 39204

bed 1-4

Lincoln Garden Apartments

4125 Sunset Dr, Jackson, Mississippi 39213

bed 1-4

Lefleur Haven

161 Briarwood Dr, Jackson, Mississippi 39206

bed 1

Jackson Run

5620 Shaw Rd, Jackson, Mississippi 39209

bed 1

Jackson Manor

332 Josanna St. #101, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

bed Studio-1
elderly Senior
accessibility Accessible

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Hinds County, 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.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Hinds County, Mississippi
$21.95/hour
$14.70 (+203%) more than Mississippi minimum wage and $14.70 (+203%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Hinds County, 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), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Hinds County, Mississippi.

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

How many renters live in Hinds County, Mississippi?

The County of Hinds County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 36.42 percent of the population living in Hinds County.

What is the rental market like in Hinds County, Mississippi?

There are an estimated housing units in the Hinds County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Hinds County, Mississippi, there are 1.15 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Hinds County?

The rental vacancy rate in Hinds County is 8 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Hinds County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hinds County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
579 7,238 11,415 14,137 2,669
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hinds County

A large number of apartments in Hinds County 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 Hinds County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $996 to $1,564. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $996
One BR $997
Two BR $1,159
Three BR $1,401
Four BR $1,564
2024 Fair Market Rents in Hinds County, Mississippi

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

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 491 85 percent
One BR 5,832 81 percent
Two BR 6,985 61 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Hinds County, Mississippi

How many affordable rental units are in Hinds County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 236 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 Hinds County, Mississippi

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

Income Based Apartments in Hinds County, Mississippi

Hinds County features 3,459 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 6,189 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 $1,043 and $1,275.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.