Affordable Housing In Caldwell County
Missouri

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Caldwell County

Caldwell Heights Apartments

115 McGauhy St
Hamilton, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Hamilton Heights Apartments

506 E Berry St
Hamilton, Missouri

Westview Apartments

250 N 2nd St
Breckenridge, Missouri

Kidder Senior Hsg

203 E 3rd St
Kidder, Missouri

Polo Community Hsg

6720 Hwy 13 South
Polo, Missouri

Rosewood Village

104 E Putnam St
Hamilton, Missouri
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Caldwell County, Missouri

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Caldwell County, Missouri

Housing Authority Programs
Grundy County Public Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Caldwell County, Missouri

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 179 affordable apartments for rent in Caldwell County, Missouri.

Income Based Apartments in Caldwell County, Missouri

Caldwell County features 87 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Caldwell County, Missouri

There are 92 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Caldwell County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Caldwell County, Missouri

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Caldwell County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Caldwell County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Caldwell County, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $927 and $1,133.

2022 Caldwell County, Missouri Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Caldwell County, Missouri Fair Market Rent $762 $875 $1,030 $1,365 $1,569
Caldwell County, Missouri Payment Standard Range $686 to $838 $788 to $963 $927 to $1,133 $1,229 to $1,502 $1,412 to $1,726

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Caldwell County, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 179
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 87
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $43,691 ±$3,875
Median Rent $640 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.36% ± 7.27pp
Total Population 9,083

Population and Household Demographics

Caldwell County is a county in Missouri with a population of 9,083. There are 3,715 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 25.3% of households in Caldwell County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Caldwell County

The median gross income for households in Caldwell County is $43,691 a year, or $3,641 a month. The median rent for the county is $640 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Caldwell County, a household making less than $2,133 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Caldwell County.

Area Median Income In Caldwell County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Caldwell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,600

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Caldwell County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Caldwell County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Caldwell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,200 $20,800 $23,400 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Caldwell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,350 $34,650 $39,000 $43,300 $46,800 $50,250 $53,700 $57,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Caldwell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,550 $55,450 $62,400 $69,300 $74,850 $80,400 $85,950 $91,500

Cities In Caldwell County

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City Served By
Braymer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Braymer is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.
Breckenridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Breckenridge is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.
Cowgill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cowgill is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.
Hamilton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamilton is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.
Kidder The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kidder is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.
Kingston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kingston is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.
Polo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Polo is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.