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Quitman, Mississippi
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Quitman that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 70 low-income homes in Quitman where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $245 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.

Quitman, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Quitman, Mississippi

Quitman features 70 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 Quitman, Mississippi

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Quitman.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Quitman, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Quitman landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Quitman.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Quitman, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $711 and $869.

2023 Quitman, 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
Quitman, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $663 $699 $790 $961 $1,061
Quitman, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $597 to $729 $629 to $769 $711 to $869 $865 to $1,057 $955 to $1,167

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Quitman, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 70
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 70
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $32,632 ±$9,076
Median Rent $403 ±$193
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.02% ± 19.71pp
Total Population 2,147

Population and Household Demographics

Quitman is a city in Clarke County, Mississippi with a population of 2,147. There are 880 households in the city with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 33.07% of households in Quitman are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Quitman

The median gross income for households in Quitman is $32,632 a year, or $2,719 a month. The median rent for the city is $403 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Quitman, a household making less than $1,343 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Quitman.

Area Median Income In Quitman

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 Quitman, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clarke County.

In Quitman, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,900

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 Quitman

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 Quitman

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Quitman AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $34,700 $37,250 $39,850 $42,400
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Quitman AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,500 $25,700 $28,900 $32,100 $34,700 $37,250 $39,850 $42,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Quitman AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,950 $41,100 $46,250 $51,350 $55,500 $59,600 $63,700 $67,800