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

Discover affordable housing in Oxford where there are 16+ 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.

Heritage Park Apartments

600 McElroy Drive, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

bed 2
payment $650-695/mo.
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payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Canterbury Crest

1531 Tyler Cv, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Oakview Apartments Ltd CO Massengill Prop

Rubin Dr, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait

Lafayette L P CO J and a Mgmt

2605 Walnut Hills Dr, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Eastover Apartments

CR 280 and Cannon Road, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

bed 3
payment $370-750/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Anderson Estates

1731 Anderson Rd, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Owens Place

1100 Burns Ave, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

bed 3
payment $1048/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Eastover

700 Eastover Dr, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

bed 3
payment $370-750/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Belle Rivers

1100 Burns, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

bed 3
payment $370-750/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Brittany Estates

501 Brittany Dr, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

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accessibility Accessible

Oxford Apartments

Harris Dr, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Riverside Place

101 Riverside Pl, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

accessibility Accessible

Brittany Estates III

44 County Road 2003, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

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accessibility Accessible

Oxford Assoc Lp C/O Massengill Prop

49 Effie Circle, Oxford, Mississippi

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Cb Webb Townhouses

2223 Delores Dr, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

payment Subsidized

Oxford Partners Lp ( Marshall Cty Cdc )

1001 Mcelroy Dr, Oxford, Mississippi 38655

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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Oxford, 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
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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 Oxford, Mississippi
$23.83/hour
$16.58 (+229%) more than Mississippi minimum wage and $16.58 (+229%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Oxford, Mississippi Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Oxford, 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) programs for Oxford, Mississippi.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Oxford, Mississippi.

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

How many renters live in Oxford, Mississippi?

The City of Oxford has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 56.47 percent of the population living in Oxford.

What is the rental market like in Oxford, Mississippi?

There are an estimated housing units in the Oxford area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Oxford, Mississippi, there are 1.52 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Oxford?

The rental vacancy rate in Oxford is 31 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 Oxford for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Oxford
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
290 1,100 1,900 1,603 615
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Oxford

A large number of apartments in Oxford 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 Oxford

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,050 to $1,675. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,050
One BR $1,065
Two BR $1,258
Three BR $1,521
Four BR $1,675
2024 Fair Market Rents in Oxford, Mississippi

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

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 36 12 percent
One BR 740 67 percent
Two BR 1,257 66 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Oxford, Mississippi

How many affordable rental units are in Oxford?

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

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

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

Income Based Apartments in Oxford, Mississippi

Oxford features 368 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 Oxford, Mississippi

There are 511 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oxford.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oxford, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Oxford landlords $1,400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Oxford.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oxford, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,132 and $1,384.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.