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

Discover affordable housing in Madison County where there are 34+ 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.

Cypress Meadows

373 S Canal St, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Pride Gardens Apartments

264 Bannerman Dr , Flora, Mississippi 39071

Canton Village Apartments

3rd Ave and Henry St, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Crestview Lp

1119 Highway 49, Flora, Mississippi 39071

Canton Villas

2021 Highway 43 N, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Canton Manor Apartments

1110 Holmes Ave, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Pecan Village

1415 Highway 16 W, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Canton Estates

388 Ricks Dr, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Lula B Covington Apartments

1101 Holmes Ave, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Canton Garden Apartments

619 Martin Luther King Dr, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Canton Family Units

390 Ricks Dr, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Northbrook III

107 Pine Knoll Dr, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157

Camden Park Apartments

107 Parkview Dr, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Camden Park Apartments, Phase II

106 Parkview Dr, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Canton High Apartments

3380 North Liberty Street, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Marabella Estates Phase II

135 Sunset Ave, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Kingston Place

101 Doris Francis Blvd, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Sam Estes Estates

101 King Ranch Circle, Canton, Mississippi 39208

Madison Heights Apartments

707 Mace St, Canton, Mississippi 39046

Park View Estates

100 Parkview Dr, Canton, Mississippi 39046

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Madison County, Mississippi
$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 Madison 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 Madison County, Mississippi.

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

How many renters live in Madison County, Mississippi?

The County of Madison County has 111,113 people living in 43,293 households.

There are 24,837 renters living in 12,115 renter households in this County. Renters make up 22.35 percent of the population living in Madison County.

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

There are an estimated 46,174 housing units in the Madison County area. Of these, 12,546 units are rental homes, making up 27 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Madison County, Mississippi, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Madison County?

The rental vacancy rate in Madison County is 7 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 Madison County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Madison County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
409 3,014 4,152 3,444 575
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Madison County

A large number of apartments in Madison County 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 Madison County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 48 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 21 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 Madison 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 Madison County, Mississippi

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Madison 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 237 58 percent
One BR 1,706 57 percent
Two BR 2,266 55 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Madison County, Mississippi

How many affordable rental units are in Madison County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 976
Public Housing 150
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 457
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 254
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Madison County, Mississippi

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

Income Based Apartments in Madison County, Mississippi

Madison County features 822 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 Madison County, Mississippi

There are 600 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Madison County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Madison County, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Madison County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Madison County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Madison County, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,043 and $1,275.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.