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Woodland Hills Apartments CO J and a Mgmt Co

1880 Simpson Highway 149
Mendenhall, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Mendenhall Apartments

224 Revere Cir
Mendenhall, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Harper Village

711 Dixie Ave
Mendenhall, Mississippi
S. 202
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Mendenhall that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 150 low-income homes in Mendenhall where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 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.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mendenhall, 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 VI Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Go to the Mississippi Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mendenhall.

Mendenhall, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mendenhall, Mississippi

Mendenhall features 150 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 Mendenhall, Mississippi

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mendenhall, Mississippi

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mendenhall, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $713 and $871.

2023 Mendenhall, 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
Mendenhall, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $530 $686 $792 $1,093 $1,349
Mendenhall, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $477 to $583 $617 to $755 $713 to $871 $984 to $1,202 $1,214 to $1,484

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mendenhall, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 150
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 150
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.39%
Average Renter Household Size 3.12
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $33,125 ±$7,718
Median Rent $655 ±$69
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.67% ± 13.91pp
Total Population 2,511

Population and Household Demographics

Mendenhall is a city in Simpson County, Mississippi with a population of 2,511. There are 884 households in the city with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 34.39% of households in Mendenhall are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mendenhall

The median gross income for households in Mendenhall is $33,125 a year, or $2,760 a month. The median rent for the city is $655 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mendenhall, a household making less than $2,183 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Mendenhall.

Area Median Income In Mendenhall

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 Mendenhall, the AMI is calculated from all households within Simpson County.

In Mendenhall, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,600

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 Mendenhall

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 Mendenhall

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mendenhall 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 Mendenhall 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 Mendenhall 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