Visit the Homebuyer Assistance page for more information.
FAQ Topic: Affordable Housing
For information on obtaining assistance with making a down payment on a home, contact the following: City of Jackson’s Office of Housing and Community Development – 601.960.2155 Mississippi Home Corporation – 601.718.4636 University of Southern Mississippi. Housing – Home Of Your Own (HOYO) – 601.266.5163 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – 601.965.4773
Information concerning homeownership assistance programs can be found by clicking on the following: HUD Mississippi Home Corp Habitat for Humanity City of Jackson
For a comprehensive list of available properties, please contact the Office of the Secretary of State at 601.359.1350 or send a written correspondence to P.O. Box 136, Jackson, MS 39205. Additionally, you can find more information here. If suitable property is found that is currently tax-forfeited property owned by the State, you may contact the … Continued
To find out more about the Office of Housing and Community Development, please call 601.960.2155 to speak with an office representative.
OHCD does not provide rental or utility assistance in-house, however, it does provide funding to local non-profit organizations that will provide this type of assistance.
OHCD does not provide funding directly to individuals, however, the services provided can benefit individuals and families directly such as housing rehabilitation, social services, after school care etc.
OHCD administers funds received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to implement activities outlined in the City’s five-year Consolidated Plan such as, but not limited to: Local Non-Profit Agencies Housing Rehabilitation Programs Housing Development Initiatives Lead Based Paint Remediation Services
The Office of Housing and Community Development does not provide housing vouchers. Anyone interested in housing vouchers should contact the Jackson Housing Authority or the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority.