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Mississippi Section 8 Housing.

The Mississippi section 8 housing voucher programs provide low cost, affordable homes, apartments, and houses to low income as well as working poor families. The requirements as well application information are local at local non-profits, with emergency Section 8 HCV vouchers an option as well. Find where to apply for a section 8 housing voucher in Mississippi near you below.

The funds for this resources come from the federal government, and specifically the Housing and Urban Development Department or HUD. The financial aid for section 8, including emergency vouchers, goes to the state of Mississippi, and the program is run in each city as well as county by a Housing Authority. The non-profits will often process applications, run their own section 8 rental homes or apartments, and have lists of other possible rental units in the state. Note that landlords need to also agree to participate in this income based program.

In general, tenants will need to pay up to 30% of their household income to participate in the Mississippi section 8 program. There are also self-sufficiency workshops, credit counseling, legal services, and other case management. In addition, the demand for a housing voucher is high, but there is an emergency section 8 housing  voucher available for senior citizens or the disabled.

Get help paying rent in government approved homes as well as other financial assistance from the Mississippi Section 8 program. Tens of thousands of residents benefit from this HUD program each year. Note the Housing Voucher program is funded by the federal government - not the state. Learn who to contact, get the phone numbers, and find more details on the Mississippi Section 8 program below.

Housing authorities for section 8 housing vouchers in Mississippi near you

Aberdeen HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS071
910 Martin Luther King Jr. Street
Aberdeen, MS 39730
Phone: (662) 369-9460 Fax: (662) 369-3366




Amory HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS083
401 South Main Street
Amory, Mississippi 38821
Phone: (662) 256-3213 Fax: (662) 257-9695
The housing agency has lists of section 8 rental homes in Monroe County. Or call them for details on the waiting list.

Baldwyn HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS085
101 Eastover Circle
Baldwyn, MS 38824
Phone: (662) 365-2335 Fax: (662) 365-7669
Apply for low income housing assistance as well as Section 8. In addition, the Housing Authority has information on other charities, homeless prevention, and low income apartments in Lee and Prentiss County. Referrals may be given.

Bay Waveland HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS064 and  Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MS301
640 Hwy 90
Waveland, MS 39520
Phone: (228) 467-4545 Fax: (228) 467-4517

Biloxi Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MS005
330 Benachi Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530
Phone: (228) 374-7771 Fax: (228) 432-8899
Apply for section 8 housing, low income homes, self-sufficiency, as well as other case management services. There are also expedited vouchers for the sick or elderly. In addition, anyone who needs security deposit help to pay the section 8 landlord may get referrals. Locate additional Harrison County rent assistance programs.





Booneville HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS065
801 N College Street
Booneville, MS 38829
Phone: (662) 728-4032 Fax: (662) 728-3000

Brookhaven HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS060
501 Brookman Drive
Brookhaven, MS 39601
Phone: (601) 833-1781 Fax: (601) 833-8090

Canton HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS061
120 Faith Lane
Canton, MS 39046
Phone: (601) 859-4032 Fax: (601) 859-5217

Clarksdale HA
Type: Section 8, Code: MS128
2401 6th Street
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Phone: (662) 624-8030 Fax: (662) 627-3341

Columbus HA and Lowndes County
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS076
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: (662) 328-4236 Fax: (662) 329-3853
Call the housing authority for referrals to emergency section 8 or public housing. The government takes applications. Based on the tenants income, a voucher can help pay the rent for an income based homes.

Corinth HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS080
1101 Cruise Street
Corinth, MS 38834
Phone: (662) 287-1489 Fax: (662) 286-6951

Greenwood HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MS107
111 E Washington Street
Greenwood, MS 38930
Phone: (601) 453-4822 Fax: (601) 455-3547





Harrison County and Mississippi Regional Housing Authority Number 8
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MS040
10430 Three Rivers Road
Gulfport, MS 39503
Phone: (228) 831-2992 Fax: (228) 831-5575
Call the Section 8 housing program for applications to long term or emergency vouchers. Both Harrison County and Gulfport are covered. Apply online or in person, and find Harrison County MS rent assistance.

Hattiesburg HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS001
515 E. 4th Street
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone: (601) 583-1881 Fax: (601) 583-0759
Additional homeless and eviction prevention programs are offered too. Section 8 families can also get emergency financial help from churches and charities in Forrest and Lamar County. Or find emergency rent assistance Hattiesburg.

  • Forest County HA is another option. Address is 518 N 4th Avenue, Forest, MS 39074, Phone: (601) 469-1342 Fax: (601) 469-1342.

Hazlehurst HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS094
150 Roebuck Court
Hazlehurst, MS 39083
Phone: (601) 894-1566 Fax: (601) 894-5330

Holly Springs HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS062
700 Hwy 4 East
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Phone: (601) 252-2971 Fax: (601) 252-4115

Itta Bena HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS121
301 Sunflower Road
Itta Bena, MS 38941
Phone: (601) 254-9656 Fax: (601) 254-9330

Iuka HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS075
1629 Whitehouse Road
Iuka, MS 38852
Phone: (662) 423-9232 Fax: (662) 423-9233

Jackson and Hinds County HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MS103
2747 Livingston Road
Jackson, MS 39213
Phone: (601) 362-0885 Fax: (601) 982-4733
A focus is on the city as well as County. Minorities, the underemployed, single moms and others can apply for section 8 or get lists of houses. In addition to the federal government funded Section 8 housing programs, find other ways to get help with bills, furniture, and other rent help in Hinds County Mississippi.

  • Or try the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority Number VI,  2180 Terry Road, Jackson, MS 39204, Phone: (601) 373-7040 Fax: (601) 714-3970

Attala County HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS117
Kosciusko, MS 39090
Phone: (662) 289-5181 Fax: (662) 289-5181

Laurel HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS002
701 Beacon Street
Laurel, MS 39440
Phone: (601) 425-4651 Fax: (601) 425-7977

South Delta Regional HA
Type: Section 8, Code: MS095
202 Weston Avenue
Leland, MS 38756
Phone: (662) 686-2018 Fax: (662) 686-2042







Long Beach HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MS109
102 N Girard Avenue
Long Beach, MS 39560
Phone: (228) 863-8256 Fax: (228) 864-9938

Louisville HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS079
605a W Main Street
Louisville, MS 39339 Phone: (601) 773-3761 Fax: (601) 773-3761

McComb HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS084
1002 Sedgewick Street
McComb, MS 39648
Phone: (601) 684-7291 Fax: (601) 684-3181

Lauderdale County and Meridian HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MS004
2425 E Street
Meridian, MS 39302
Phone: (601) 693-4285 Fax: (601) 693-4491
The Housing Authority processes section 8 housing vouchers for the region. Financial assistance is for the working poor, low income, service or gig workers and others. Learn more online, including the status of waiting lists.

Mound Bayou HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS110
504 Banks Avenue
Mound Bayou, MS 38762
Phone: (601) 741-2061 Fax: (601) 741-2302

Natchez HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS105
2 Auburn Avenue
Natchez, MS 39120
Phone: (601) 446-5301 Fax: (601) 445-5805

Mississippi Regional Housing Authority Number V
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MS030
298 Northside Drive
Newton, MS 39345
Phone: (601) 683-3371 Fax: (601) 683-0478

Okolona HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS070
7005 Okolona Terrace
Okolona, MS 38860
Phone: (662) 447-5473 Fax: (662) 447-5733

Mississippi Regional Housing Authority Number II
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS093
900 Molly Barr Road
Oxford, MS 38655
Phone: (662) 236-3645 Fax: (662) 236-3319





Picayune HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS066
1511 Seventh Avenue
Picayune, MS 39466
Phone: (601) 798-3281 Fax: (601) 799-5123
Pearl River families can try this housing agency. Or look into grants, loans, and other financial aid. As section 8 housing choice vouchers are but one option.

Pontotoc HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS096
206 HUD Street
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Phone: (601) 489-1312 Fax: (601) 489-9244

Richton HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS067
203 Walnut Avenue N
Richton, MS 39476
Phone: (601) 788-6231 Fax: (601) 788-6242

Sardis HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS081
321 Greenhill Circle
Sardis, MS 38666
Phone: (662) 487-2441 Fax: (662) 487-2487

Senatobia HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS090
100 Scotsdale Street
Senatobia, MS 38668
Phone: (662) 562-5071 Fax: (662) 562-5095
The Housing Authority goes over the MS Section 8 application process as well as requirement. Learn about the income based as well as subsidized housing. Or get ESG grants, find section 8 for buying a home or even porting a voucher. More on Desoto rent assistance.

Shelby HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS089
1305 Lake Street
Shelby, MS 38774
Phone: (662) 398-7141 Fax: (662) 398-7092

Starkville HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS047 . More on Section 8 Vouchers. Apply for help paying rent.
101 Pecan Acres
Starkville, Mississippi 39759
Phone: (662) 323-5536 Fax: (662) 323-5511

Tupelo HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS077
701 South Canal Street
Tupelo, MS 38804
Phone: (662) 842-5122 Fax: (662) 680-9730
The public housing authority partners with LIFT Inc. and local non-profits on section 8. Or get lists of landlords that rent a home or apartment. Also legal aid addresses lease or housing discrimination services - call the HA for details.

Vicksburg HA and Warren County
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS086
131 Elizabeth Circle
Vicksburg, MS 39183
Phone: (601) 638-1661 Fax: (601) 638-6993
A waiting list is generally in place for section 8. Staff can provide details. Or learn about rent free apartments, public housing in the city, and other financial aid. Or get referrals to government cash aid.

Water Valley HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS078
232 Blackmur Drive
Water Valley, MS 38965
Phone: (662) 473-2801 Fax: (662) 473-1826





Waveland HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS101
500 Camille Circle
Waveland, MS 39576
Phone: (601) 467-4247 Fax: (601) 467-0024

Waynesboro HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS068
1069 Wayne Street
Waynesboro, MS 39367
Phone: (601) 735-4522 Fax: (601) 735-1751

West Point Housing Authority
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS059  Get more information on housing assistance, low income government programs, and apply for financial aid.
805 Ivy Lane
West Point, MS 39773
Phone: (662) 495-2004 Fax: (662) 495-2005

Winona and Montgomery County HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS082
200 Briscoe Street
Winona, MS 38967
Phone: (662) 283-2575 Fax: (662) 283-2576
The poor, indigent, elderly, and others with a low or limited income may be able to get financial help from section 8. The vouchers can pay utility bills, rent, mortgages, and other housing costs. Or transfer section 8 to another city.

Yazoo City HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MS063
121 Lindsey Lawn Drive
Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194
Phone: (601) 746-2226 Fax: (601) 746-2230

By Jon McNamara

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