About St. Francois County Public Housing Agency

The St. Francois County Public Housing Agency is a Section 8 public housing agency in Park Hills, Missouri.

The St. Francois County Public Housing Agency serves St Francois County, Desloge, Farmington, Bonne Terre, Park Hills, Bismarck and Leadwood.

St. Francois County Public Housing Agency Waiting Lists

St. Francois County Public Housing Agency Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Closed

Please note: The St. Francois County Public Housing Agency is managed by East Missouri Action Agency.

The St. Francois County Public Housing Agency (SFCPHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting is currently closed. It was last open in January 2016, and prior to that in August 2014. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the East Missouri Action Agency website, or call the office at (573) 431-5191.

Last Updated on 01/29/2016.


About the St. Francois County Public Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the St. Francois County Public Housing Agency manages 2,028 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 1,896 15 4 33 76
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $368 $361 $382 $443 $335
Monthly Cost $697,682 $5,415 $1,528 $14,631 $25,423

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for St. Francois 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 22% having issued approximately 89 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 8 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 2.5 persons and has a household income of $10,673 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 69% were extremely low income (ELI). 34% 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 60% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

8% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 57% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 19% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 15% 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, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 52% of households with children have a female head of household. 84% of all households were headed by a female.

47% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 46% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the St. Francois County Public Housing Agency Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 32% 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

16% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 42% with 3 or more bedrooms. 27% 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. Francois County Public Housing Agency voucher holders in 2016 was $253 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $460. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $98.



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.


Affordable Apartments near St. Francois County Public Housing Agency

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