St. Charles Housing Authority

1041 Olive Street
St Charles, St Charles County, Missouri 63301

St. Charles Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

St. Charles Housing Authority serves St Charles County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
St. Charles County, Missouri Housing Choice Voucher Closed
St. Charles Housing Authority Public Housing Closed

Other St. Charles Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

St. Charles Housing Authority Phone: (636) 946-6577.

Closed: St. Charles County, Missouri Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The St. Charles Housing Authority (SCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in April, 2013. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, contact the St. Charles Housing Authority.

Last Updated on 04/02/2019.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The St. Charles Housing Authority (SCHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted on October 3, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Pick up an application at the SCHA office.
  2. Contact the SCHA to request an application by mail.

Once the application was completed, it must have been turned in to the SCHA office at the address and hours above. Only the head of household was required to be present to submit the application, and they must have provided a government issued ID. The head of household must have been at least 18 years old at the time of application submission.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Living in St. Charles County; Working; Elderly (62+); Disabled; Veteran

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

The SCHA does not disclose an applicant's position on the waiting list, but will confirm if the applicant is active, and will make sure all information is up to date.

For more information, contact the St. Charles Housing Authority.

Last Updated on 10/08/2019.

About St. Charles Housing Authority

Representatives of St. Charles Housing Authority may be available by phone at (636) 946-6577. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/28/2021, it is not known if St. Charles 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. Charles Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, St. Charles Housing Authority manages 224 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 221 1 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $578 $988 $412
Monthly Cost $127,662 $988 $824

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for St. Charles 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 5% having issued approximately 54 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of -1 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $15,686 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 65% were extremely low income (ELI). 38% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 57% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 66% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 15% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

61% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 58% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

58% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 57% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the St. Charles Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% include at least one person with a disability. 37% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 85% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

18% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 44% with 2 bedrooms and 38% with 3 or more bedrooms. 17% 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. Charles Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $384 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $670. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $138.



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.