St Louis Housing Authority

3520 Page Boulevard
St Louis, Missouri 63106

St Louis Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of August 16th, 2022, St Louis Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

St Louis Housing Authority offers Public Housing and Section 8 Housing rental assistance in St Louis.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Sr. Living at Renaissance, Cahill House and Sr. Living at Cambridge Heights Senior Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
St. Louis, Missouri Housing Choice Voucher Closed
King Louis Square and King Louis Square II Public Housing Closed
Arlington Grove, Badenhaus-Badenfest, Clinton-Peabody, Euclid Plaza and Kingsbury Terrace Public Housing Closed
Preservation Square Public Housing Closed
Les Chateaux Senior Public Housing Closed

Open St Louis Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Sr. Living at Renaissance, Cahill House and Sr. Living at Cambridge Heights Senior Public Housing Waiting List

The St Louis Housing Authority (SLHA) Senior Public Housing waiting list for apartments at Sr. Living at Renaissance, Cahill House, and Sr. Living at Cambridge Heights is currently open.

The SLHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from August 23, 2021 at 8:00 am CT, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following properties and bedroom sizes:

  • Sr. Living at Renaissance, located at 3217 Martin Luther King Dr. St. Louis MO , has 1 and 2-Bedroom units.
  • Cahill House, located at 1919 O’Fallon St, St. Louis MO, , has 1 and 2-Bedroom units.
  • Sr. Living at Cambridge Heights, 728 Biddle St, St. Louis MO, has 1 and 2-Bedroom units.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here, Applications will not be accepted at the SLHA office.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SLHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SLHA public notice on August 18, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Senior Public Housing rental assistance in St. Louis, Missouri. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (314) 286-4330.

Last Updated on 03/09/2022.

Other St Louis Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: St. Louis, Missouri Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The St. Louis Housing Authority (SLHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in July, 2014, and before that in December, 2007. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. Applications were available online only.

For more information, visit the SLHA Housing Choice Voucher Program page here.

Last Updated on 12/11/2018.

Closed: King Louis Square and King Louis Square II Public Housing Waiting List

The St Louis Housing Authority (SLHA) Public Housing waiting list for 1, 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at King Louis Square and King Louis Square II is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from May 24, 2021 until June 7, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Employed
  • Elderly
  • Veteran
  • Disabled
  • Enrolled In or Recently Graduated from a Job Training or Educational Program Preference
  • Homeless

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the SLHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SLHA on May 25, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in St. Louis, Missouri. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Last Updated on 06/08/2021.

Closed: Arlington Grove, Badenhaus-Badenfest, Clinton-Peabody, Euclid Plaza and Kingsbury Terrace Public Housing Waiting List

The St Louis Housing Authority (SLHA) Public Housing waiting list for apartments at Arlington Grove, Badenhaus-Badenfest, Clinton-Peabody, Euclid Plaza and Kingsbury Terrace is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from August 23, 2021, until September 5, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

This waiting list was for the following properties and bedroom sizes:

  • Arlington Grove, located at 5547 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. St. Louis MO 63112, has 2-Bedroom units.
  • Badenhaus-Badenfest, located at 8450 Gast Pl,8220 N Broadway, St. Louis MO 63147, has Studio and 1-Bedroom units.
  • Clinton-Peabody, located at 1401 LaSalle Ln. St. Louis MO 63104, has 2 and 3-Bedroom units.
  • Euclid Plaza, located at 5310 N. Euclid, St. Louis MO 63115, has 1 and 2-Bedroom units.
  • Kingsbury Terrace, located at 5555 Kingsbury,St. Louis MO 63112, has 1 and 2-Bedroom units.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application, Applications were not accepted at the SLHA office.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SLHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SLHA public notice on August 18, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in St. Louis, Missouri. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Last Updated on 03/21/2022.

Closed: Preservation Square Public Housing Waiting List

The St Louis Housing Authority (SLHA) Public Housing waiting list for 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Preservation Square is closed.

The SLHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from March 4, 2022, until March 13, 2022.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SLHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SLHA Facebook Page public notice on March 4, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in St Louis, Missouri. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Last Updated on 03/14/2022.

Closed: Les Chateaux Senior Public Housing Waiting List

The St Louis Housing Authority (SLHA) Senior Public Housing waiting list for 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments at Les Chateaux is closed.

The SLHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from August 23, 2021, until an unconfirmed date in 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application, Applications were not accepted at the SLHA office.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SLHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SLHA application on September 17, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Senior Public Housing rental assistance in St. Louis, Missouri. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Last Updated on 03/09/2022.

About St Louis Housing Authority

More information about St Louis Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.slha.org/.

Representatives of St Louis Housing Authority may be available by phone at (314) 531-4770. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/16/2022, it is not known if St Louis 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 St Louis Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, St Louis Housing Authority manages 6,491 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 Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 6,009 41 144 39 258
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $608 $417 $579 $1,060 $441
Monthly Cost $3,654,552 $17,091 $83,330 $41,346 $113,807

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for St Louis 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 8% having issued approximately 891 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 11 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.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.6 persons and has a household income of $12,044 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 36% 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 49% 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, 64% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 13% 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.

56% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 54% of households with children have a female head of household. 86% of all households were headed by a female.

96% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 95% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the St Louis Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 17% include at least one person with a disability. 27% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 67% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

25% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 33% with 2 bedrooms and 42% with 3 or more bedrooms. 16% 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 St Louis Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $298 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $629. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $164.



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 St Louis Housing Authority

Senior Living at Renaissance Place

3715 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

The Gardens at Renaissance Place

3117 Thomas St
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Cahill House Apartments

1919 Ofallon St
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accessible
62+

West Pine Apartments

4490 W Pine Blvd
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Badenhaus

8450 Gast Pl
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
62+

Vaughn Family

1830 Ofallon St
St Louis, Missouri

Renaissance Place at Grand II

1001 N. Compton Avenue
St Louis, Missouri

Kingsbury Terrace Apartments

5655 Kingsbury Ave
St Louis, Missouri
$524-616
1-2 BR

Clinton Peabody

1401 LaSalle Street
St Louis, Missouri

John J. Cochran

1228 N 9th St
St Louis, Missouri

James House

4310 Saint Ferdinand Ave
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Euclid Plaza

5310 N Euclid Ave
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
62+

Parkview Apartments

4451 Forest Park Ave
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR

Warwood

1610 N Kingshighway Blvd
St Louis, Missouri

Lasalle Park Village

1001 Hickory Place
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Cochran Plaza

1450 N 10th St
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
2-6 BR

St Louis City

3447 Lafayette Ave
St Louis, Missouri

Hodiamont

1949 Hodiamont Ave
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Murphy Park Phase II

1920 Cass Avenue
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Murphy Park III

1920 Cass Ave
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

King Louis Square

1520 S 13th St
St Louis, Missouri

Les Chateaux

1020 S 14th St
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

King Louis Apartments II

1011 S Tucker Blvd
St Louis, Missouri

King Louis Square III

1101 S 13th St
St Louis, Missouri

Cambridge Heights

703 O'Fallon St
St Louis, Missouri
$709-972
1-3 BR

Renaissance Place at Grand III

1001 N. Compton Avenue
St Louis, Missouri

Cambridge Heights II

1201 N 8th St
St Louis, Missouri

Senior Living at Cambridge Heights

728 Biddle St
St Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Arlington Grove

5547 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr.
St Louis, Missouri
$600-900
1-3 BR

Badenfest

8220 North Broadway
St. Louis, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Low Income Housing Managed by St Louis Housing Authority

Renaissance Place at Grand (Public Housing)

1001 N. Compton Avenue
St Louis, Missouri