Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Vicksburg, MS

Discover affordable housing in Vicksburg where there are 30+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Magnolia Manor Apartments

3515 Manor Drive, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Madison Glen Apartments

1950 Hope St, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Carr Central II

1805 Cherry Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Carr Central I

1805 Cherry Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Aeolian Senior Apartments

1300 Cherry St, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Azalea Cove

320 Fisher Ferry Road, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

New Main Apartments

2727 Alcorn Dr, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183

Carmel Manor

910 Bowman St, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Villa Pacis

3440 Wisconsin Ave, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Fredella Village

1205 China St, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183


1309 Mission 66, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Eastview Apartments

1900 Baldwin Ferry Rd, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Wisconsin Cove Apartments

3444 Wisconsin Ave, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Shadow Cliff

2721 Alcorn Dr , Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183

The Ridge Apartments

400 Lake Hill Dr, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Magnolia Commons of Vicksburg

1000 Commons Cir, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Mission Ridge Apartments

400 Mission 66, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183

Forest Hills Apartments

320 Fisher Ferry Rd, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Eden Pointe Apartments

902 Blossom Ln, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

Rosedown Apartments

1508 Rosedown St, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Vicksburg, Mississippi
$11.14 (+154%) more than Mississippi minimum wage and $11.14 (+154%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Vicksburg, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Go to the Mississippi Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Vicksburg.

How many renters live in Vicksburg, Mississippi?

The City of Vicksburg has 21,337 people living in 8,092 households.

There are 8,161 renters living in 3,169 renter households in this City. Renters make up 38.25 percent of the population living in Vicksburg.

What is the rental market like in Vicksburg, Mississippi?

There are an estimated 10,594 housing units in the Vicksburg area. Of these, 4,061 units are rental homes, making up 38 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Vicksburg, Mississippi, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Vicksburg?

The rental vacancy rate in Vicksburg is 22 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Vicksburg for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Vicksburg
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
27 680 1,350 920 129
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Vicksburg

A large number of apartments in Vicksburg have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Vicksburg are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 43 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 24 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Vicksburg

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $755 to $1,648. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $755
One BR $760
Two BR $971
Three BR $1,235
Four BR $1,648
2024 Fair Market Rents in Vicksburg, Mississippi

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Vicksburg?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 8 30 percent
One BR 426 63 percent
Two BR 784 58 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Vicksburg, Mississippi

How many affordable rental units are in Vicksburg?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Vicksburg, Mississippi including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 972
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 437
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 39
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 47
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Vicksburg, Mississippi

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Vicksburg, Mississippi

Vicksburg features 806 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 Vicksburg, Mississippi

There are 967 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Vicksburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Vicksburg, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Vicksburg landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Vicksburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Vicksburg, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $874 and $1,068.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.