Park Center Apartments

101 Martin Luther
Metcalfe, Mississippi
1 BR

Parkview Arms Apartments

103 Martin Luther
Metcalfe, Mississippi
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Bayou Acres

100 Hollande Dr
Metcalfe, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing

Estes Street Apartments

100 Scott St
Metcalfe, Mississippi

Metcalfe Gardens Apartments

102 Moore Dr
Metcalfe, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
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There are 84 low-income apartments in Metcalfe that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 112 low-income homes in Metcalfe 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 August 11th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Metcalfe, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Metcalfe, Mississippi

Metcalfe features 112 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 Metcalfe, Mississippi

There are 84 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Metcalfe.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Metcalfe, Mississippi

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

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

2023 Metcalfe, 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
Metcalfe, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $573 $641 $766 $1,028 $1,167
Metcalfe, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $516 to $630 $577 to $705 $689 to $843 $925 to $1,131 $1,050 to $1,284

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Metcalfe, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 196
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 112
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.75
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $18,393 ±$5,544
Median Rent $570 ±$146
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.25% ± 17.36pp
Total Population 1,120

Population and Household Demographics

Metcalfe is a city in Washington County, Mississippi with a population of 1,120. There are 398 households in the city with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 45.48% of households in Metcalfe are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Metcalfe

The median gross income for households in Metcalfe is $18,393 a year, or $1,533 a month. The median rent for the city is $570 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Metcalfe, a household making less than $1,900 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Metcalfe.

Area Median Income In Metcalfe

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 Metcalfe, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Metcalfe, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,100

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 Metcalfe

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 Metcalfe

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