Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Kosciusko, MS

Discover affordable housing in Kosciusko where there are 11+ 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.

Cannonade Apartments

125 Cannonade St., Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090

bed 2-3

Swinney Estates

599 W Adams St, Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090

bed 1-2

Court Square Village

207 Court Square Cir, Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090

Glendale Apartments

948 F St, Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090

Hickory Hills Apartments

840 Highway 12 W, Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090

Yorkshire Apartments Llc

611 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090

Kosciusko Family Apartments

200 Wildwood Ter, Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090

Central Mississippi, Inc

Wellington Pl, Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090

Central Mississippi, Inc

Wellington Place Subdivision, Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090

Kosciusko Apartments

605 Clark Rd, Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090

Redbud Hill

301 Hammond Cir, Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Kosciusko, 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 Kosciusko, Mississippi
$17.10/hour
$9.85 (+136%) more than Mississippi minimum wage and $9.85 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Kosciusko, 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 Public Housing programs for Kosciusko, Mississippi.

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

How many renters live in Kosciusko, Mississippi?

The City of Kosciusko has 7,056 people living in 2,545 households.

There are 2,811 renters living in 1,109 renter households in this City. Renters make up 39.84 percent of the population living in Kosciusko.

What is the rental market like in Kosciusko, Mississippi?

There are an estimated 3,011 housing units in the Kosciusko area. Of these, 1,259 units are rental homes, making up 42 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Kosciusko, Mississippi, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Kosciusko?

The rental vacancy rate in Kosciusko is 12 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 Kosciusko for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Kosciusko
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 207 442 394 66
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Kosciusko

A large number of apartments in Kosciusko have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Kosciusko are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 61 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 25 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Kosciusko

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $683 to $1,219. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $683
One BR $687
Two BR $903
Three BR $1,214
Four BR $1,219
2024 Fair Market Rents in Kosciusko, Mississippi

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

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
One BR 193 93 percent
Two BR 353 80 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Kosciusko, Mississippi

How many affordable rental units are in Kosciusko?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 177
Public Housing 61
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 135
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 95
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Kosciusko, Mississippi

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

Income Based Apartments in Kosciusko, Mississippi

Kosciusko features 295 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 Kosciusko, Mississippi

There are 156 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kosciusko.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kosciusko, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kosciusko landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Kosciusko.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kosciusko, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $813 and $993.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.