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

Discover affordable housing in Natchez where there are 23+ 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.

Riverbreeze Manor Apartments

144 N Shields Ln, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Oak Ridge Manor Apartments

215 McNeely Rd, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Jeffersonian Apartments

14 T Waring Bennett Jr Rd, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Susie B West Apartments

137 Lewis Drive, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Susie B West Apartments

137 Lewis Drive, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Cedar Village Apartments CO J and a Mgmt Co

Mallory Rd, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Riverwood Manor Apartments CO Southland Mgmt

1389 Martin Luther King Jr Rd, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Oak Village Lp

15 Village Square Blvd, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Village Green Apartments

105 Creek Bend Rd, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Cedarhurst Homes

201 Lumber St, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Holiday Apartments

601 Old Washington Rd, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Cambridge Heights

311 Dumas Dr, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Saint Francis Apartments

315 Lumber St, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

County of Adams

Lower Woodville Rd, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Carpenter School I Elderly Apartments Lp

702 N Union St, Natchez, Mississippi 39120


100 Saint Catherine St, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Stonehurst Arms

104 Stonehurst Dr, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Carpenter School Elderly I

700 N Union St, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Oak Towers

601 Oak St, Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Heritage Housing II

Various, Natchez, Mississippi 0

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Natchez, Mississippi
$9.85 (+136%) more than Mississippi minimum wage and $9.85 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Natchez, 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 Public Housing programs for Natchez, Mississippi.

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

How many renters live in Natchez, Mississippi?

The City of Natchez has 14,380 people living in 5,855 households.

There are 6,696 renters living in 2,578 renter households in this City. Renters make up 46.56 percent of the population living in Natchez.

What is the rental market like in Natchez, Mississippi?

There are an estimated 7,646 housing units in the Natchez area. Of these, 2,664 units are rental homes, making up 35 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Natchez, Mississippi, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Natchez?

The rental vacancy rate in Natchez is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Natchez for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Natchez
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
20 338 908 1,032 280
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Natchez

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

Among renter households in this market, 44 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 26 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 Natchez

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $775 to $1,203. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $775
One BR $804
Two BR $903
Three BR $1,198
Four BR $1,203
2024 Fair Market Rents in Natchez, Mississippi

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

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 7 35 percent
One BR 220 65 percent
Two BR 647 71 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Natchez, Mississippi

How many affordable rental units are in Natchez?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 356
Public Housing 232
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 588
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 48
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Natchez, Mississippi

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

Income Based Apartments in Natchez, Mississippi

Natchez features 1,177 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 Natchez, Mississippi

There are 180 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Natchez.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Natchez, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Natchez landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Natchez.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Natchez, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $813 and $993.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.