. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Isola, Mississippi - Affordable Housing Online

Miller Manor Apartments CO Delta Housing Dev

100 Dawson St
Isola, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Isola Square

101 First St
Isola, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Isola that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 56 low-income homes in Isola where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $333 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Isola, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Isola, Mississippi

Isola features 56 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 Isola, Mississippi

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Isola.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Isola, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Isola landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Isola.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Isola, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $689 and $843.

2023 Isola, 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
Isola, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $643 $678 $766 $1,025 $1,029
Isola, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $579 to $707 $610 to $746 $689 to $843 $923 to $1,128 $926 to $1,132

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Isola, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 56
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 56
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.32%
Average Renter Household Size 3.96
Average Household Size 3.62
Median Household Income $20,893 ±$11,323
Median Rent $488 ±$209
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 22.5% ± 16.05pp
Total Population 1,003

Population and Household Demographics

Isola is a city in Humphreys County, Mississippi with a population of 1,003. There are 277 households in the city with an average household size of 3.62 persons. 43.32% of households in Isola are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Isola

The median gross income for households in Isola is $20,893 a year, or $1,741 a month. The median rent for the city is $488 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Isola, a household making less than $1,627 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 22.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Isola.

Area Median Income In Isola

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 Isola, the AMI is calculated from all households within Humphreys County.

In Isola, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $35,900

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 Isola

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 Isola

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Isola AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $33,600 $36,100 $38,600 $41,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Isola AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,800 $24,900 $28,000 $31,100 $33,600 $36,100 $38,600 $41,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Isola AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,850 $39,800 $44,800 $49,750 $53,750 $57,750 $61,700 $65,700