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

Discover affordable housing in Leland where there are 4+ 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.

North Leland Ests CO J and a Mgmt

1017 N Main, Leland, Mississippi 38756

Leland Villas

Long St, Leland, Mississippi 38756

Deer Creek Apartments

128 Stallings St, Leland, Mississippi 38756

Looney, John M

109 Buck Road, Leland, Mississippi

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Leland, 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 Leland, Mississippi
$9.85 (+136%) more than Mississippi minimum wage and $9.85 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Leland, Mississippi?

The City of Leland has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 33.1 percent of the population living in Leland.

What is the rental market like in Leland, Mississippi?

There are an estimated housing units in the Leland area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Leland, Mississippi, there are 1.11 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Leland?

The rental vacancy rate in Leland is 9 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 Leland for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Leland
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 62 294 144 22
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Leland

A large number of apartments in Leland 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 Leland

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $668 to $1,463. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $668
One BR $773
Two BR $903
Three BR $1,249
Four BR $1,463
2024 Fair Market Rents in Leland, Mississippi

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

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 62 100 percent
Two BR 236 80 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Leland, Mississippi

How many affordable rental units are in Leland?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Leland, Mississippi

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

Income Based Apartments in Leland, Mississippi

Leland features 90 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 Leland, Mississippi

There are 88 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Leland.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Leland, Mississippi

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

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.