Lincoln County Public Housing Agency
Lincoln County Public Housing Agency is a Public Housing Agency in Bowling Green, Missouri that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of February 17th, 2020, Lincoln County Public Housing Agency has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Multi-County, Missouri Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Lincoln County Public Housing Agency serves Lewis County, Lincoln County, Macon County, Marion County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Pike County, Ralls County, Randolph County, Shelby County, Warren County, Farber and Vandalia but does not serve Hannibal.
The Lincoln County Public Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program is managed by the North East Community Action Corporation.
Waiting List Statuses
|Multi-County, Missouri Housing Choice Voucher
||Open Until Further Notice
Open Lincoln County Public Housing Agency Waiting Lists
Open Until Further Notice:
Multi-County, Missouri Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The Lincoln County Public Housing Agency (LCPHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, from February 5, 2018, until further notice. It was last open in January 2017.
To apply, complete the online application here.
If an applicant does not have access to the Internet, they can use a computer at a local library, or contact a NECAC Service Center listed here.
This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in the counties served, elderly, disabled.
Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.
For more information, visit the North East Community Action Corporation website.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via https://necac.org/contact-us; and contacting a NECAC Service Center.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 05/14/2019.
About Lincoln County Public Housing Agency
More information about Lincoln County Public Housing Agency can be found on its website at https://necac.org/.
Representatives of Lincoln County Public Housing Agency may be available by phone at (573) 324-2055. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the Lincoln County Public Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Lincoln County Public Housing Agency manages 1,653 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:
||Standard ||Homeownership ||Ported Out ||VASH ||Non-Elderly Disabled |
||1,498 ||40 ||14 ||8 ||93 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$485 ||$465 ||$706 ||$494 ||$425 |
||$725,853 ||$18,582 ||$9,881 ||$3,950 ||$39,538 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Lincoln County Public Housing Agency
Waiting List and Tenancy
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 17% having issued approximately 100 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 19 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $11,537 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 27% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 66% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
Heads of Household Characteristics
5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 58% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 14% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
55% of households included children, 9% of which had two adults in the household. 50% of households with children have a female head of household. 82% of all households were headed by a female.
15% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 11% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Lincoln County Public Housing Agency Housing Choice Voucher program, 19% include at least one person with a disability. 38% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 69% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
13% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 37% with 2 bedrooms and 50% with 3 or more bedrooms. 32% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Lincoln County Public Housing Agency voucher holders in 2016 was $296 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $589. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $198.
1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.