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Clubview Apartments

481 Westview Dr
Yazoo City, Mississippi
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1-3 BR
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Willow Wood Apartments

925 Grady Ave
Yazoo City, Mississippi
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1-4 BR
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Oak Haven Apartments

743 Shady Dr
Yazoo City, Mississippi
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Yazoo City Lp

1031 Grady Ave
Yazoo City, Mississippi

Fairview Apts

203 Hugh J Mcgraw Dr
Yazoo City, Mississippi

Fouche Commons Development, LP / Betty Reed

West 7th Street
Yazoo City, Mississippi

Graystone Apartments II

826 W Second St
Yazoo City, Mississippi

Magnolia Hms Delta Apartments

152 W Delta Cir
Yazoo City, Mississippi

Yazoo Estates

274 N Locust St
Yazoo City, Mississippi

Lindsey Lawns

400 W Seventh St
Yazoo City, Mississippi

There are 325 low-income apartments in Yazoo City that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 1,004 low-income homes in Yazoo City where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $309 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on July 2nd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Yazoo City, 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
Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VI Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
The Housing Authority of the City of Yazoo City Public Housing
Go to the Mississippi Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Yazoo City.

Yazoo City, Mississippi Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Yazoo City, Mississippi

Yazoo City features 1,004 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 Yazoo City, Mississippi

There are 325 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Yazoo City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Yazoo City, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Yazoo City landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Yazoo City.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Yazoo City, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $748 and $914.

2023 Yazoo 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
Yazoo City, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $646 $650 $831 $1,011 $1,116
Yazoo City, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $581 to $711 $585 to $715 $748 to $914 $910 to $1,112 $1,004 to $1,228

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Yazoo City, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 1,329
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,004
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 56.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.92
Average Household Size 2.87
Median Household Income $19,683 ±$2,514
Median Rent $541 ±$40
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.16% ± 9.03pp
Total Population 11,421

Population and Household Demographics

Yazoo City is a city in Yazoo County, Mississippi with a population of 11,421. There are 3,805 households in the city with an average household size of 2.87 persons. 56.74% of households in Yazoo City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Yazoo City

The median gross income for households in Yazoo City is $19,683 a year, or $1,640 a month. The median rent for the city is $541 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Yazoo City, a household making less than $1,803 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.16% of households who rent are overburdened in Yazoo City.

Area Median Income In Yazoo 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 Yazoo City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Yazoo County.

In Yazoo City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,200

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 Yazoo 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 Yazoo City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Yazoo City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Yazoo City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,600 $23,550 $26,500 $29,400 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Yazoo City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150