. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Winstonville, Mississippi - Affordable Housing Online

M.H. Winston Community Apartments

301 S J F K Ave
Winstonville, Mississippi

Winstonville Assoc Ivy Property Mgmt

U.S. Hwy. 61 South
Winstonville, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Ms Housing Dev Corp Winstonville Manor

Hwy 61 N
Winstonville, Mississippi
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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There are 44 low-income apartments in Winstonville that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 28 low-income homes in Winstonville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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

Winstonville, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Winstonville, Mississippi

Winstonville features 28 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 Winstonville, Mississippi

There are 44 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Winstonville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Winstonville, Mississippi

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Winstonville, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $698 and $853.

2023 Winstonville, 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
Winstonville, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $585 $589 $775 $943 $1,041
Winstonville, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $527 to $644 $530 to $648 $698 to $853 $849 to $1,037 $937 to $1,145

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Winstonville, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 72
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 28
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.65%
Average Renter Household Size 1.50
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $19,306 ±$5,856
Median Rent $225 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.63% ± 58.93pp
Total Population 223

Population and Household Demographics

Winstonville is a city in Bolivar County, Mississippi with a population of 223. There are 85 households in the city with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 37.65% of households in Winstonville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Winstonville

The median gross income for households in Winstonville is $19,306 a year, or $1,609 a month. The median rent for the city is $225 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Winstonville, a household making less than $750 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Winstonville.

Area Median Income In Winstonville

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 Winstonville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bolivar County.

In Winstonville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,400

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 Winstonville

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 Winstonville

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