. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Pascagoula, Mississippi - Affordable Housing Online

Cambridge Park

3414 Shortcut Rd
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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1-3 BR

Taylor Heights Apartments

2313 Old Mobile Ave
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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Morrison Village Apartments

2503 Old Mobile Ave
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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1-2 BR

Bartlett Bayou Apartments

2718 Bartlett Ave
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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Bayside Village

2903 Pascagoula St
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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Edenwood Apartments

2403 Eden St
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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Monaco Lake Townhomes

5201 Monaco Dr
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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Lexington Pointe

3705 Lexington Ave
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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Brooks Manor

3401 Brooks St
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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Brooks Addn

3816 Durden St
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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There are 780 low-income apartments in Pascagoula that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Pascagoula, Mississippi can range from $408 to $618 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 198 low-income homes in Pascagoula where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $268 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 Pascagoula, 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
Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the Mississippi Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Pascagoula.

Pascagoula, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Pascagoula, Mississippi

Pascagoula features 198 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 Pascagoula, Mississippi

There are 780 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pascagoula.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pascagoula, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pascagoula landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pascagoula.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pascagoula, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

2023 Pascagoula, 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
Pascagoula, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $649 $793 $906 $1,213 $1,543
Pascagoula, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $584 to $714 $714 to $872 $815 to $997 $1,092 to $1,334 $1,389 to $1,697

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pascagoula, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 978
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 198
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.68%
Average Renter Household Size 2.49
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $36,797 ±$2,727
Median Rent $735 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.81% ± 5.17pp
Total Population 22,230

Population and Household Demographics

Pascagoula is a city in Jackson County, Mississippi with a population of 22,230. There are 8,614 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 47.68% of households in Pascagoula are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pascagoula

The median gross income for households in Pascagoula is $36,797 a year, or $3,066 a month. The median rent for the city is $735 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pascagoula, a household making less than $2,450 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.81% of households who rent are overburdened in Pascagoula.

Area Median Income In Pascagoula

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 Pascagoula, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jackson County.

In Pascagoula, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,300

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 Pascagoula

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 Pascagoula

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pascagoula AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,350 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pascagoula AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,250 $31,150 $35,050 $38,900 $42,050 $45,150 $48,250 $51,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pascagoula AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,550 $49,800 $56,000 $62,200 $67,200 $72,200 $77,150 $82,150