Poplarville Estates

111 Village Cir
Poplarville, Mississippi

Cedarstone Apartments

322 Jacobs Rd
Poplarville, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Regency Apartments Sunbelt Mgmt Co

400 Highway 11 S
Poplarville, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Colonial Apartments Intervest Corp

500 Highway 11 S
Poplarville, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Patterson Homes

301 Travis Jordan Cir
Poplarville, Mississippi
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There are 40 low-income apartments in Poplarville that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 158 low-income homes in Poplarville where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $282 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Poplarville, 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 Poplarville.

Poplarville, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Poplarville, Mississippi

Poplarville features 158 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 Poplarville, Mississippi

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Poplarville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Poplarville, Mississippi

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Poplarville, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $797 and $974.

2023 Poplarville, 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
Poplarville, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $668 $672 $885 $1,198 $1,507
Poplarville, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $601 to $735 $605 to $739 $797 to $974 $1,078 to $1,318 $1,356 to $1,658

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Poplarville, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 198
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 158
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.96
Average Household Size 2.92
Median Household Income $36,023 ±$12,255
Median Rent $595 ±$222
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.78% ± 16.28pp
Total Population 2,919

Population and Household Demographics

Poplarville is a city in Pearl River County, Mississippi with a population of 2,919. There are 765 households in the city with an average household size of 2.92 persons. 30.07% of households in Poplarville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Poplarville

The median gross income for households in Poplarville is $36,023 a year, or $3,002 a month. The median rent for the city is $595 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Poplarville, a household making less than $1,983 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.78% of households who rent are overburdened in Poplarville.

Area Median Income In Poplarville

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 Poplarville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Pearl River County.

In Poplarville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,000

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 Poplarville

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 Poplarville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Poplarville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $39,050 $41,750 $44,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Poplarville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,600 $26,950 $30,300 $33,650 $36,350 $39,050 $41,750 $44,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Poplarville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,700 $43,100 $48,500 $53,850 $58,200 $62,500 $66,800 $71,100