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405 E Clouse St
Mountain Grove, Missouri
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601 E Clouse St
Mountain Grove, Missouri
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Mc Elldo Complex

312 W 3rd St
Mountain Grove, Missouri
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There are 3 low-income apartments in Mountain Grove that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 173 low-income homes in Mountain Grove where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $240 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mountain Grove, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Mountain Grove Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Missouri Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mountain Grove.

Mountain Grove, Missouri Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mountain Grove, Missouri

Mountain Grove features 173 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 Mountain Grove, Missouri

There are 3 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mountain Grove.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mountain Grove, Missouri

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mountain Grove landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Mountain Grove.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mountain Grove, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $671 and $821.

2023 Mountain Grove, 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
Mountain Grove, Missouri Fair Market Rent $549 $660 $746 $1,015 $1,271
Mountain Grove, Missouri Payment Standard Range $494 to $604 $594 to $726 $671 to $821 $914 to $1,117 $1,144 to $1,398

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mountain Grove, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 176
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 173
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.01
Average Household Size 2.20
Median Household Income $26,621 ±$3,088
Median Rent $530 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.52% ± 13.44pp
Total Population 4,712

Population and Household Demographics

Mountain Grove is a city in Texas County, Missouri with a population of 4,712. There are 2,102 households in the city with an average household size of 2.20 persons. 49.67% of households in Mountain Grove are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mountain Grove

The median gross income for households in Mountain Grove is $26,621 a year, or $2,218 a month. The median rent for the city is $530 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mountain Grove, a household making less than $1,767 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Mountain Grove.

Area Median Income In Mountain Grove

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 Mountain Grove, the AMI is calculated from all households within Texas County.

In Mountain Grove, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,100

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 Mountain Grove

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 Mountain Grove

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mountain Grove AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $38,650 $41,300 $44,000
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mountain Grove AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,350 $26,650 $30,000 $33,300 $36,000 $38,650 $41,300 $44,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mountain Grove AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,300 $42,600 $47,950 $53,250 $57,550 $61,800 $66,050 $70,300