Affordable Housing In Knob Noster
Johnson County, Missouri

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Knob Noster

Huntington Heights

1500 W 8th Street Ter
Knob Noster, Missouri

Knob Noster Sch

201 Sunshine Lane
Knob Noster, Missouri
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Knob Noster, 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 Knob Noster, Missouri

Housing Authority Programs
Lafayette County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Sedalia Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Knob Noster, Missouri

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Knob Noster, Missouri.

Income Based Apartments in Knob Noster, Missouri

Knob Noster features 12 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 Knob Noster, Missouri

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Knob Noster.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Knob Noster, Missouri

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Knob Noster landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Knob Noster.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Knob Noster, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $685 and $837.

2022 Knob Noster, 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
Knob Noster, Missouri Fair Market Rent $573 $611 $761 $1,081 $1,303
Knob Noster, Missouri Payment Standard Range $516 to $630 $550 to $672 $685 to $837 $973 to $1,189 $1,173 to $1,433

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Knob Noster, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 54.29%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.27
Median Household Income $43,496 ±$4,554
Median Rent $702 ±$115
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.17% ± 11.78pp
Total Population 2,779

Population and Household Demographics

Knob Noster is a city in Johnson County, Missouri with a population of 2,779. There are 1,223 households in the city with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 54.29% of households in Knob Noster are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Knob Noster

The median gross income for households in Knob Noster is $43,496 a year, or $3,625 a month. The median rent for the city is $702 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Knob Noster, a household making less than $2,340 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Knob Noster.

Area Median Income In Knob Noster

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 Knob Noster, the AMI is calculated from all households within Johnson County.

In Knob Noster, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,500

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 Knob Noster

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 Knob Noster

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Knob Noster AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,750 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Knob Noster AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,550 $28,050 $31,550 $35,050 $37,900 $40,700 $43,500 $46,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Knob Noster AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,300 $44,900 $50,500 $56,100 $60,600 $65,100 $69,600 $74,100