The HUD Mississippi Field Office serves the entire State of Mississippi. We are available to serve you Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Central Standard Time.
We "Put People First" and we are here to serve you. Find out more about our goals and values in our Customer Service Plan. Click here to contact our office in Jackson or for general questions about HUD or its programs.
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HUD Basics: HUD funding goes to government agencies, housing organizations, nonprofits and private developers that have programs to help people where they live. HUD does not provide direct grants to families or individuals, or direct rental assistance to families and individuals. To inquire about or apply for the following types of assistance, please visit or call your local points of contacts provided below, or contact us and we will be glad to help refer you to the right agency.
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|Advice and Counseling in Mississippi: HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agencies provide advice and counseling on a variety of housing issues including: homeownership, avoiding foreclosure, rental opportunities, homelessness, reverse mortgages, etc. In most cases, their services are FREE or for a small charge. Call (800) 569-4287, then enter your 5 digit ZIP Code to locate the counseling agency nearest you or visit our website.
Avoiding Foreclosure - There are several programs to help you work with your lender to stay in your home or reach other terms to work out other solutions. Don't delay. Here are some resources for you:
Government Programs - Several other federal agencies provide housing and other types of services. Find out about other government assistance that you may qualify for by visiting: www.benefits.gov.
Grants from HUD - Although HUD does not provide grants directly to individuals, HUD does provide grants to governments, nonprofits, and other eligible grantees who administer various housing and community development programs that individuals may qualify for. To find out if you may qualify for assistance for homeownership assistance or assistance to have your home repaired/rehabilitated or other types of assistance, contact the following HUD grantees. If you do not see your community listed, contact the listing for the Commonwealth.
Rental help - information about housing choice vouchers (Section 8), subsidized apartments, low-rent apartments, and more
Public Housing Customer Service Center emailHomeownership - HUD's FHA offers a variety of Single Family (1-4 units) mortgages to help you buy a home with little money down (about 3 ½ percent). Find out more by calling our FHA Resource Center/Atlanta Homeownership Center (HOC) - (800) 225-5342 and pressing option 3 and then 4; or, go online to find answers to your questions. HUD also provides grants to governments and nonprofits to provide homebuyer assistance, so be sure to visit our Learn About Homeownership page to find out if there is funding available and if you qualify.
HUD Homes for Sale - The sale of HUD homes has been contracted to various companies. You can find the contact information along with a listing of HUD homes for sale on the website. For additional information or assistance, HUD's Atlanta Homeownership Center (HOC) oversees the contracts on all HUD homes and you may contact our FHA Resource Center at (800) 225-5342 (press option 3 and then 2) to speak with a representative.
Working for HUD - If you would like a career with HUD or with the federal government, please visit www.usajobs.gov to look up job openings and apply for a position. All Federal jobs are posted on this website.
To reach our office, you may call us at (601) 965-4757. You will be prompted to choose from the following program support divisions:
HUD Stories in Mississippi
The HUD Mississippi team joined with trainers from the Mississippi Regional Housing Authorities and the Training and Development Associate firm to exchange knowledge on combining HUD funds with funds from other agencies to help tenants become homeowners.
Find out more about our goals and values in our Customer Service Plan.