Affordable Housing In Pearl River County
15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pearl River County
Housing Authorities that serve Pearl River County
|Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Pearl River County, Mississippi
There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 914 affordable apartments for rent in Pearl River County, Mississippi.
Income Based Apartments in Pearl River County, Mississippi
Pearl River County features 594 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 Pearl River County, Mississippi
There are 320 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pearl River County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Pearl River County, Mississippi
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pearl River County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pearl River County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pearl River County, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $691 and $845.
2020 Pearl River County, 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$575||$583||$768||$986||$1,346|
|Payment Standard Range||$518 to $633||$525 to $641||$691 to $845||$887 to $1,085||$1,211 to $1,481|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Pearl River County, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||15|
|Total Low Income Apartments||914|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||594|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||23.76%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.65|
|Average Household Size||2.61|
|Median Household Income||$40,976 ±$1,830|
|Median Rent||$787 ±$38|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||39.73% ± 5.27pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Pearl River County is a county in Mississippi with a population of 55,196. There are 20,606 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 23.76% of households in Pearl River County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Pearl River County
The median gross income for households in Pearl River County is $40,976 a year, or $3,415 a month. The median rent for the county is $787 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pearl River County, a household making less than $2,623 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Pearl River County.
Area Median Income In Pearl River County
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.
In Pearl River County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,300
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 Pearl River County
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 Pearl River County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,760||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,000||$37,400||$39,800|
|50% of Median||$21,150||$24,150||$27,150||$30,150||$32,600||$35,000||$37,400||$39,800|
|80% of Median||$33,800||$38,600||$43,450||$48,250||$52,150||$56,000||$59,850||$63,700|
Cities In Pearl River County
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|Hide A Way Lake||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hide A Way Lake is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII.|
|Hide-A-Way Lake||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hide-A-Way Lake is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII.|
|Nicholson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nicholson is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII.|
|Picayune||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Picayune are the The Housing Authority of the City of Picayune and Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII.|
|Poplarville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Poplarville is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII.|