Housing Authorities in Meridian, Mississippi

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Meridian, Mississippi, serving a population of 39,213 people in an area of 54 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 19,606 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 26 square miles.

In Mississippi, Meridian is ranked 53rd of 508 cities in Housing Authorities per capita, and 56th of 508 cities in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Meridian Housing Authorities

Find Meridian, Mississippi housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Meridian Housing Authority 2305 D Street Meridian, MS

Mississippi State Housing Authority 2500 9th Street Meridian, MS

About Meridian Housing Authorities

Meridian Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Meridian, MS. Lauderdale County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Meridian Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Meridian low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • Lauderdale County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Meridian Public Housing Statistics

Find Meridian HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Meridian HUD Housing Programs
 MeridianLauderdale County
Subsidized Units2,6252,857
Occupied %96.0%96.0%
People Per Unit2.32.3
People Total5,7856,316
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$254$254
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$487$492
Average Months on Wait List2222
Meridian Public Housing Programs
 MeridianLauderdale County
Subsidized Units1,0531,053
Occupied %94.0%94.0%
People Per Unit2.32.3
People Total2,3042,304
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$234$234
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$468$468
Average Months on Wait List1616
Meridian Section 8 Housing Programs
 MeridianLauderdale County
Subsidized Units577632
Occupied %93.0%93.0%
People Per Unit2.01.9
People Total1,1251,180
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$231$234
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$586$609