New Madrid Housing Authority

550 Line Street
New Madrid, New Madrid County, Missouri 63869

New Madrid Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of June 27th, 2022, New Madrid Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

New Madrid Housing Authority serves New Madrid.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
New Madrid, Missouri Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
New Madrid, Missouri Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open New Madrid Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: New Madrid, 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The New Madrid Housing Authority (NMHA) Section 8, Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, since at least December 14, 2018, until further notice.

To apply, complete the application at the NMHA office, located at 550 Semo Drive, New Madrid, Missouri, 63869, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 8:00 am to 11:00 am CT. 

This waiting list has no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, contact the New Madrid Housing Authority.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (573) 748-2417.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/02/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: New Madrid, Missouri Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The New Madrid Housing Authority (NMHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least December 14, 2018, until further notice.

To apply, complete the application at the NMHA office, located at 550 Semo Drive, New Madrid, Missouri, 63869, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 8:00 am to 11:00 am, and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm CT.

This waiting list has no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, contact the New Madrid Housing Authority.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (573) 748-2417.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/02/2019.

About New Madrid Housing Authority

Representatives of New Madrid Housing Authority may be available by phone at (573) 748-2417. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 06/27/2022, it is not known if New Madrid Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the New Madrid Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, New Madrid Housing Authority manages 38 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, 2021:

Standard
Vouchers 38
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $274
Monthly Cost $10,425

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for New Madrid Housing Authority

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 25% having issued approximately 2 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 8 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $10,490 per year. 100% of households were very low income (VLI) and 70% were extremely low income (ELI). 15% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 83% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 45% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 28% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 25% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 5% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

39% of households included children, -1% of which had two adults in the household. 40% of households with children have a female head of household. 80% of all households were headed by a female.

55% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 55% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the New Madrid Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 30% include at least one person with a disability. 57% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 80% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

10% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 68% with 2 bedrooms and 23% with 3 or more bedrooms. 38% 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 New Madrid Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $279 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $499. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $173.



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.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by New Madrid Housing Authority

New Madrid

550 Semo Dr
New Madrid, Missouri