Housing Assistance Program of St. Charles County
100 N 3rd Street, Suite 124
St. Charles, Pike County, MO

636-272-3477

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Open Indefinitely

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Assistance Program of St. Charles County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on January 4th, 2017.

Please note: The North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) manages the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program for the Lincoln County Public Housing Agency, and the Housing Assistance Program of St. Charles County.


The Housing Assistance Program of St. Charles County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list opened on January 1, 2017, and is open indefinitely.

To apply, complete the online application here.

Once the application has been completed, download the Release Authorization form here. This form must be:

  1. Saved and emailed to housing@necac.org.
  2. Printed and faxed to (573) 324-6633.
  3. Mailed to Central Housing Office, 815 N Bus Hwy 61, Bowling Green MO 63334.
This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in St. Charles County, elderly, disabled.

Applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, after sorting preferences.

For more information, visit the NECAC website, or call the office at (573) 324-2231.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Assistance Program of St. Charles County administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 715 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Assistance Program of St. Charles County is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Housing Assistance Program of St. Charles County is among the 18% of Missouri housing authorities that only offer Section 8 voucher assistance. If there are any public housing units available in the target area, those units are administered by another housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Housing Assistance Program of St. Charles County scored an average of 102 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 104 in 2009 and a low score of 100 in 2008. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Missouri is 76.94.

Housing Assistance Program of St. Charles County has an average score that is more than the average Missouri housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Housing Assistance Program of St. Charles County.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 10/4/11 Plan
2011 11/22/10 Plan
2010 11/30/09 Plan
2009 10/29/08 Plan
2008 11/21/07 Plan