Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII
Welcome to the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VIII website.
We will begin accepting online pre-applications for Section 8 Tenant-Based Voucher waiting list on January 30, 2018 at 9:00 am. Applications will be limited. The online application waiting list will automatically disable once the limit has been reached. Applications will be processed by the date and time submitted. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age at time of application or legally emancipated. Proof of emancipation as of date of this application will be required at the interview appointment.
This pre-application does not obligate you or MRHA VIII in any way. Eligibility for income limits, criminal activity, money owed to PHA’s, and other criteria will be determined at a later date.
You MUST have the following information available for each family member before you begin the application process:
Last name, First name, middle initial
Social Security Number
Date of Birth
Income information for each family member
ASSISTANCE FOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS IS AVAILABLE FOR ELDERLY AND PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS BY CALLING THE APPLICATION HOTLINE AT 228-831-1977.
Paper applications will not be available.
To apply for housing using our web based system,
click on this link. Coming Soon!
The MS Regional Housing Authority VIII does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, ancestry or sexual orientation for access, admission, or employment in housing programs, resources or activities.
Established August 16th,1956, the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII helps meet the housing needs of low and moderate-income residents of the lower fourteen counties of Mississippi. Learn more about us here.
MRHA VIII publishes a quarterly newsletter that provides an insight to projects and activities taking place within our communities. To view the latest edition, click here.
To visit the non-profit development organization, South Mississippi Housing and Development Corporation,
an instrumentality of the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII, please click here.
To see if your income is within the limits mandated by HUD, to be eligible for assistance, and to access other important information, please click here.
“If you or anyone in your family is a person with disabilities, and you require a specific accommodation in order to fully utilize our programs and services, please contact the housing authority.”