Affordable Housing In Pike County

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pike County

Twin Pines

700 26th St.
Mccomb, Mississippi
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Pinnacle at Magnolia Pointe

1240 Parklane Dr.
Mccomb, Mississippi
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Community Park Apartments

108 Gillis Cir
Mccomb, Mississippi

The Willows

1106 Avenue C Ext
Mccomb, Mississippi
Elderly Supportive Housing

Pine Ridge Apartments

1039 Berthadale Rd
Mccomb, Mississippi

Summit Associates

Robb St
Summit, Mississippi

Pineview Estates

1010 Avenue B Ext
Mccomb, Mississippi

Timber Ridge Apartments

211 Llewellyn Ave
Mccomb, Mississippi

Millwood Village

1112 Dyson Drive
Mccomb, Mississippi

Magnolia Sunshine

Mckay Rd
Magnolia, Mississippi

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pike County, Mississippi

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,196 affordable apartments for rent in Pike County, Mississippi.

Income Based Apartments in Pike County, Mississippi

Pike County features 846 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 Pike County, Mississippi

There are 350 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pike County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pike County, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pike County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pike County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pike County, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $670 and $818.

2022 Pike 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
Pike County, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $608 $647 $744 $966 $1,009
Pike County, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $547 to $669 $582 to $712 $670 to $818 $869 to $1,063 $908 to $1,110

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pike County, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 1,196
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 846
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.68%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $31,677 ±$1,889
Median Rent $620 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.6% ± 5.62pp
Total Population 40,075

Population and Household Demographics

Pike County is a county in Mississippi with a population of 40,075. There are 14,769 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 33.68% of households in Pike County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pike County

The median gross income for households in Pike County is $31,677 a year, or $2,640 a month. The median rent for the county is $620 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pike County, a household making less than $2,067 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.6% of households who rent are overburdened in Pike County.

Area Median Income In Pike 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 Pike County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $42,000

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 Pike 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 Pike County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pike County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $28,700 $30,800 $32,950 $35,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pike County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,600 $21,250 $23,900 $26,550 $28,700 $30,800 $32,950 $35,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pike County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$29,750 $34,000 $38,250 $42,500 $45,900 $49,300 $52,700 $56,100

Cities In Pike County

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City Served By
Mccomb The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mccomb is the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII.