Affordable Housing In Dunklin County
22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dunklin County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Dunklin 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 Dunklin County, Missouri
|St. Francois County Public Housing Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Dunklin County, Missouri
There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,085 affordable apartments for rent in Dunklin County, Missouri.
Income Based Apartments in Dunklin County, Missouri
Dunklin County features 1,046 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 Dunklin County, Missouri
There are 39 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dunklin County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Dunklin County, Missouri
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dunklin County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Dunklin County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dunklin County, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $617 and $754.
2022 Dunklin 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|
|Dunklin County, Missouri Fair Market Rent||$489||$521||$685||$917||$971|
|Dunklin County, Missouri Payment Standard Range||$440 to $538||$469 to $573||$617 to $754||$825 to $1,009||$874 to $1,068|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Dunklin County, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||22|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,085|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,046|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||36.91%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.50|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Median Household Income||$31,077 ±$1,712|
|Median Rent||$489 ±$16|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||43.55% ± 5.33pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Dunklin County is a county in Missouri with a population of 31,562. There are 12,623 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 36.91% of households in Dunklin County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Dunklin County
The median gross income for households in Dunklin County is $31,077 a year, or $2,590 a month. The median rent for the county is $489 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dunklin County, a household making less than $1,630 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Dunklin County.
Area Median Income In Dunklin 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 Dunklin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,200
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 Dunklin 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 Dunklin County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dunklin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Dunklin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Dunklin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Dunklin County
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|Arbyrd||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arbyrd is the St. Francois County Public Housing Agency.|
|Campbell||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Campbell are the Campbell Housing Authority and St. Francois County Public Housing Agency.|
|Cardwell||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cardwell are the Cardwell Housing Authority and St. Francois County Public Housing Agency.|
|Clarkton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clarkton are the Clarkton Housing Authority and St. Francois County Public Housing Agency.|
|Holcomb||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Holcomb are the Holcomb Housing Authority and St. Francois County Public Housing Agency.|
|Hornersville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hornersville are the Hornersville Housing Authority and St. Francois County Public Housing Agency.|
|Kennett||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kennett are the Kennett Housing Authority and St. Francois County Public Housing Agency.|
|Malden||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Malden are the Malden Housing Authority and St. Francois County Public Housing Agency.|
|Rives||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rives is the St. Francois County Public Housing Agency.|
|Senath||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Senath are the Senath Housing Authority and St. Francois County Public Housing Agency.|