Affordable Housing In McLain
Greene County, Mississippi

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in McLain where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in McLain that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in McLain, Mississippi

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in McLain. Go to the Mississippi Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near McLain.

Affordable Housing Near McLain

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Public Housing Agencies Serving McLain, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the Mississippi Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near McLain.

McLain, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in McLain, Mississippi

McLain features 0 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 McLain, Mississippi

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in McLain, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay McLain landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in McLain.

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

2023 McLain, 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
McLain, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $578 $582 $766 $932 $1,041
McLain, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $520 to $636 $524 to $640 $689 to $843 $839 to $1,025 $937 to $1,145

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

McLain, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.32%
Average Renter Household Size 1.41
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $32,125 ±$8,513
Median Rent $498 ±$67
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.29% ± 37.27pp
Total Population 428

Population and Household Demographics

McLain is a city in Greene County, Mississippi with a population of 428. There are 191 households in the city with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 29.32% of households in McLain are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in McLain

The median gross income for households in McLain is $32,125 a year, or $2,677 a month. The median rent for the city is $498 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In McLain, a household making less than $1,660 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.29% of households who rent are overburdened in McLain.

Area Median Income In McLain

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 McLain, the AMI is calculated from all households within Greene County.

In McLain, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,600

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 McLain

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 McLain

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the McLain AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,000 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,300 $44,000
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the McLain AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,350 $26,650 $30,000 $33,300 $36,000 $38,650 $41,300 $44,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the McLain AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,350 $42,650 $48,000 $53,300 $57,600 $61,850 $66,100 $70,400