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Silver City Elderly

RR 1 Box 9
Silver City, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Silver City Manor

RT 1 BOX 9
Silver City, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
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There are 25 low-income apartments in Silver City that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 25 low-income homes in Silver City where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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

Silver City, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Silver City, Mississippi

Silver City features 25 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 Silver City, Mississippi

There are 25 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Silver City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Silver City, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Silver City landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Silver City.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Silver City, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $689 and $843.

2023 Silver City, 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
Silver City, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $643 $678 $766 $1,025 $1,029
Silver City, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $579 to $707 $610 to $746 $689 to $843 $923 to $1,128 $926 to $1,132

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Silver City, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 50
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 25
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.71%
Average Renter Household Size 3.21
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $25,500 ±$6,507
Median Rent $279 ±$142
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50% ± 23.94pp
Total Population 343

Population and Household Demographics

Silver City is a city in Humphreys County, Mississippi with a population of 343. There are 124 households in the city with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 38.71% of households in Silver City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Silver City

The median gross income for households in Silver City is $25,500 a year, or $2,125 a month. The median rent for the city is $279 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Silver City, a household making less than $930 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50% of households who rent are overburdened in Silver City.

Area Median Income In Silver City

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 Silver City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Humphreys County.

In Silver City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $35,900

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 Silver City

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 Silver City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Silver City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $33,600 $36,100 $38,600 $41,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Silver City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,800 $24,900 $28,000 $31,100 $33,600 $36,100 $38,600 $41,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Silver City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,850 $39,800 $44,800 $49,750 $53,750 $57,750 $61,700 $65,700