Affordable Housing In Chillicothe
Livingston County, Missouri

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chillicothe

Chillicothe Apartments

2601 Shawnee Dr
Chillicothe, Missouri
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1-2 BR

Shawnee Place Apartments

201 Park Lane
Chillicothe, Missouri
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1 BR

Chillicothe Estates Apartments

555 Mohawk Dr
Chillicothe, Missouri
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2 BR

The Center Apartments

525 Jackson St
Chillicothe, Missouri

Parkview Heights

345 Park Ln
Chillicothe, Missouri

203 B Parklane Avenue

203 Park Ln
Chillicothe, Missouri

Timber Villas Apartments

2660 N Washington St
Chillicothe, Missouri

Strand Apartments

716 Clay St
Chillicothe, Missouri


Trenton Rd And Alexander Ave
Chillicothe, Missouri

Green Hills Infill 16 - 20

117 Saint Paul St
Chillicothe, Missouri

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Chillicothe, 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 Chillicothe, Missouri

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chillicothe, Missouri

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 388 affordable apartments for rent in Chillicothe, Missouri.

Income Based Apartments in Chillicothe, Missouri

Chillicothe features 182 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 Chillicothe, Missouri

There are 206 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chillicothe.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chillicothe, Missouri

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chillicothe, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $649 and $793.

2022 Chillicothe, 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
Chillicothe, Missouri Fair Market Rent $515 $548 $721 $891 $978
Chillicothe, Missouri Payment Standard Range $464 to $567 $493 to $603 $649 to $793 $802 to $980 $880 to $1,076

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Chillicothe, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 388
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 182
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.46%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $37,795 ±$3,695
Median Rent $550 ±$73
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.62% ± 7.96pp
Total Population 9,025

Population and Household Demographics

Chillicothe is a city in Livingston County, Missouri with a population of 9,025. There are 3,433 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 40.46% of households in Chillicothe are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chillicothe

The median gross income for households in Chillicothe is $37,795 a year, or $3,150 a month. The median rent for the city is $550 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chillicothe, a household making less than $1,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Chillicothe.

Area Median Income In Chillicothe

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Chillicothe, the AMI is calculated from all households within Livingston County.

In Chillicothe, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,800

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 Chillicothe

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 Chillicothe

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chillicothe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,000 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $38,350 $40,800
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Chillicothe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,650 $24,750 $27,850 $30,900 $33,400 $35,850 $38,350 $40,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Chillicothe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,650 $39,600 $44,550 $49,450 $53,450 $57,400 $61,350 $65,300