Affordable Housing In Cass County
Missouri

335 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cass County

John Calvin Manor

310 NW Murray Rd
Lee's Summit, Missouri
$502-750
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Harrisonville Meadows

402 Lincoln
Harrisonville, Missouri
$460-500
2-3 BR

East Hills Village

7575 Monroe Ave
Kansas City, Missouri
$735-910
2-3 BR
Subsidized
Family & Senior

Hillside Village Apartments

2404 E Mechanic
Harrisonville, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Pleasant Mill Apartments

905 High St
Pleasant Hill, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Northeast View Apartments

222 Garfield Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Apple Manor Apartments

301 Lexington Rd
Pleasant Hill, Missouri
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Greenleaf Apartments

5224 E 12th St
Kansas City, Missouri
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized

Harvestview Apartments

80 Old Highway 7
Garden City, Missouri
Call For Rent
2 BR
Subsidized

Harrisonville Heights

201 Jesi Dr
Harrisonville, Missouri
$356
1 BR

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cass County, Missouri

There are 335 low income housing apartment communities offering 18,464 affordable apartments for rent in Cass County, Missouri.

Income Based Apartments in Cass County, Missouri

Cass County features 7,660 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 Cass County, Missouri

There are 10,804 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cass County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cass County, Missouri

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cass County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cass County.

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

2022 Cass 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
Cass County, Missouri Fair Market Rent $762 $875 $1,030 $1,365 $1,569
Cass 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.

Cass County, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 335
Total Low Income Apartments 18,464
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 7,660
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.44%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $61,584 ±$1,374
Median Rent $910 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.01% ± 4.63pp
Total Population 100,781

Population and Household Demographics

Cass County is a county in Missouri with a population of 100,781. There are 37,945 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 24.44% of households in Cass County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cass County

The median gross income for households in Cass County is $61,584 a year, or $5,132 a month. The median rent for the county is $910 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cass County, a household making less than $3,033 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Cass County.

Area Median Income In Cass 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 Cass 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 Cass 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 Cass County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cass 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 Cass 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 Cass 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