; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Natchez, MS

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100 Saint Catherine St
Natchez, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Stonehurst Arms

104 Stonehurst Dr
Natchez, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Carpenter School Elderly I

700 N Union St
Natchez, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Oak Towers

601 Oak St
Natchez, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Heritage Housing II

Natchez, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Eighty Elderly Handicapped Units

2 Shaw St
Natchez, Mississippi
Public Housing

Maryland Heights

204 Dumas Dr
Natchez, Mississippi
Public Housing

Natchez Housing I

625 N Wall St
Natchez, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
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There are 180 low-income apartments in Natchez that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 1,177 low-income homes in Natchez where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $266 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Housing Authority Programs
The Housing Authority of the City of Natchez Public Housing
Go to the Mississippi Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Natchez.

Natchez, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

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 $689 and $843.

2023 Natchez, 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
Natchez, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $643 $678 $766 $1,025 $1,029
Natchez, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $579 to $707 $610 to $746 $689 to $843 $923 to $1,128 $926 to $1,132

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Natchez, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 23
Total Low Income Apartments 1,357
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,177
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.34%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $28,549 ±$2,765
Median Rent $578 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.12% ± 7pp
Total Population 15,474

Population and Household Demographics

Natchez is a city in Adams County, Mississippi with a population of 15,474. There are 6,347 households in the city with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 44.34% of households in Natchez are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Natchez

The median gross income for households in Natchez is $28,549 a year, or $2,379 a month. The median rent for the city is $578 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Natchez, a household making less than $1,927 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Natchez.

Area Median Income In Natchez

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 Natchez, the AMI is calculated from all households within Adams County.

In Natchez, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,300

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 Natchez

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 Natchez

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