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Winona Senior Apartments

220 Kent Street
Winona, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Central Mississippi, Inc

Simpson Dr And Hayward Ave
Winona, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Winona Villas Ltd

608 Birch Dr
Winona, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Oakwood/Winona Lp

207 S Central Ave
Winona, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Oakwood Apartments

211 S Central Ave
Winona, Mississippi
Rent Assisted

Rose Court

207 Emerson St
Winona, Mississippi
Public Housing
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There are 33 low-income apartments in Winona that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 201 low-income homes in Winona where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $239 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Winona, 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
The Housing Authority of the City of Winona Public Housing
Mississippi Regional Housing Authority IV Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Mississippi Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Winona.

Winona, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Winona, Mississippi

Winona features 201 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 Winona, Mississippi

There are 33 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Winona.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Winona, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Winona landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Winona.

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

2023 Winona, 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
Winona, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $643 $677 $766 $1,038 $1,041
Winona, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $579 to $707 $609 to $745 $689 to $843 $934 to $1,142 $937 to $1,145

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Winona, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 234
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 201
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.73%
Average Renter Household Size 2.68
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $26,304 ±$6,765
Median Rent $501 ±$139
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.23% ± 17.74pp
Total Population 4,704

Population and Household Demographics

Winona is a city in Montgomery County, Mississippi with a population of 4,704. There are 1,859 households in the city with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 33.73% of households in Winona are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Winona

The median gross income for households in Winona is $26,304 a year, or $2,192 a month. The median rent for the city is $501 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Winona, a household making less than $1,670 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Winona.

Area Median Income In Winona

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 Winona, the AMI is calculated from all households within Montgomery County.

In Winona, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,900

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 Winona

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 Winona

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Winona 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 Winona 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 Winona 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