Affordable Housing In Livingston County
12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Livingston County
Housing Authorities that serve Livingston County
|Grundy County Public Housing Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Livingston County, Missouri
There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 400 affordable apartments for rent in Livingston County, Missouri.
Income Based Apartments in Livingston County, Missouri
Livingston County features 194 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 Livingston County, Missouri
There are 206 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Livingston County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Livingston County, Missouri
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Livingston County landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Livingston County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Livingston County, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $615 and $751.
2021 Livingston 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|
|Livingston County, Missouri Fair Market Rent||$471||$518||$683||$850||$947|
|Livingston County, Missouri Payment Standard Range||$424 to $518||$466 to $570||$615 to $751||$765 to $935||$852 to $1,042|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Livingston County, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||12|
|Total Low Income Apartments||400|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||194|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||30.08%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.21|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Median Household Income||$43,350 ±$3,719|
|Median Rent||$598 ±$65|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||30.52% ± 6.8pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Livingston County is a county in Missouri with a population of 15,042. There are 5,708 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 30.08% of households in Livingston County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Livingston County
The median gross income for households in Livingston County is $43,350 a year, or $3,613 a month. The median rent for the county is $598 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Livingston County, a household making less than $1,993 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Livingston County.
Area Median Income In Livingston 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 Livingston County, 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 Livingston 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 Livingston 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 Livingston 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 Livingston 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 Livingston County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Livingston County
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|Chillicothe||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chillicothe are the Chillicothe Housing Authority and Grundy County Public Housing Agency.|
|Chula||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chula is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.|
|Dawn||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dawn is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.|
|Ludlow||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ludlow is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.|
|Mooresville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mooresville is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.|
|Utica||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Utica is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.|
|Wheeling||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wheeling is the Grundy County Public Housing Agency.|