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

Discover affordable housing in Meridian where there are 44+ 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.

Deville Manor Apartments

1914 11th Street, Meridian, Mississippi 39301

bed 1-2
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

College Park Apartments

2000 College Ave, Meridian, Montana 39307

bed 2
payment Subsidized

St. Francis Apartments

2427 4th Avenue, Meridian, Mississippi 39301

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

South Meridian Apartments

5126 Stinson Cemetery Rd, Meridian, Mississippi 39301

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Meridian Manor

815 33rd St, Meridian, Mississippi 39305

payment Subsidized
elderly Senior
accessibility Accessible

Miller Park Apartments

52nd St, Meridian, Mississippi 39305

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

Aldersgate I

6600 Poplar Springs Dr, Meridian, Mississippi 39305

payment Subsidized

Lauderdale Group Home

2002 33rd Ave, Meridian, Mississippi 39301

Carousel Place

4610 Vally St, Meridian, Mississippi 39307

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Cedar Bend Apartments II

7100 Old Highway 80 W, Meridian, Mississippi 39307

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

1420 48th Ave

1420 48th Ave, Meridian, Mississippi 39307

bed 4
payment $1200/mo.

4011 35th Ave

4011 35th Ave, Meridian, Mississippi 39305

bed 3
payment $1150/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

3107 5th St Unit A

3107 5th St, Meridian, Mississippi 39301

bed 1
payment $675/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

1606 37th Ave

1606 37th Ave, Meridian, Mississippi 39307

bed 3
payment $800/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

Turtle Creek Apartments

8309 Pine Springs Rd, Meridian, Mississippi 39305

bed 3
payment $1075/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

3510 22nd St

3510 22nd St, Meridian, Mississippi 39301

bed 2
payment $850/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

2610 29th Ave

2610 29th Ave, Meridian, Mississippi 39305

bed 3
payment $1100/mo.

11 Robin Ln

11 Robin Ln, Meridian, Mississippi 39305

bed 3
payment $1000/mo.

3510 31st Ave

3510 31st Ave, Meridian, Mississippi 39305

bed 3
payment $1200/mo.

4104 35th Ave

4104 35th Ave, Meridian, Mississippi 39305

bed 3
payment $1200/mo.

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Meridian, 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.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Meridian, Mississippi
$18.09/hour
$10.84 (+149%) more than Mississippi minimum wage and $10.84 (+149%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Meridian, 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 programs for Meridian, Mississippi.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Meridian, Mississippi.

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

How many renters live in Meridian, Mississippi?

The City of Meridian has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 54.18 percent of the population living in Meridian.

What is the rental market like in Meridian, Mississippi?

There are an estimated housing units in the Meridian area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Meridian, Mississippi, there are 1.09 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Meridian?

The rental vacancy rate in Meridian 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 Meridian for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Meridian
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
593 1,510 2,770 2,407 655
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Meridian

A large number of apartments in Meridian 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 Meridian

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $803 to $1,385. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $803
One BR $809
Two BR $955
Three BR $1,255
Four BR $1,385
2024 Fair Market Rents in Meridian, Mississippi

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

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 335 56 percent
One BR 989 65 percent
Two BR 1,838 66 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Meridian, Mississippi

How many affordable rental units are in Meridian?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Meridian, Mississippi

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

Income Based Apartments in Meridian, Mississippi

Meridian features 2,016 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 Meridian, Mississippi

There are 333 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Meridian.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Meridian, Mississippi

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Meridian, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $860 and $1,051.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.