Affordable Housing In Newton County

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Newton County

The Lane Apartments

303 E Hickory Street
Neosho, Missouri
Call For Rent
1 BR

Greystone Place

201 N Jefferson St
Neosho, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

The Oaks and Summit View

321 Hamilton St
Neosho, Missouri

Stewart Apartments

345 N Wood St
Neosho, Missouri

Indian Hills Apartments

800 Chickesaw St
Seneca, Missouri

The Hamptons of Neosho

3615 Beaumont St
Neosho, Missouri

Neosho Meadows

2980 Laramie Ln
Neosho, Missouri

Lost Creek Manor

2101 Highway K
Seneca, Missouri

Neosho Villas

3080 Laramie Ln
Neosho, Missouri

Crowder Apartments

RR 6
Neosho, Missouri

Guide To Affordable Housing in Newton County, Missouri

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 495 affordable apartments for rent in Newton County, Missouri.

Income Based Apartments in Newton County, Missouri

Newton County features 256 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 Newton County, Missouri

There are 239 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Newton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Newton County, Missouri

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Newton County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Newton County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Newton County, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $739 and $903.

2023 Newton 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
Newton County, Missouri Fair Market Rent $616 $654 $821 $1,042 $1,157
Newton County, Missouri Payment Standard Range $554 to $678 $589 to $719 $739 to $903 $938 to $1,146 $1,041 to $1,273

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Newton County, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 495
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 256
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.1%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $43,290 ±$1,699
Median Rent $629 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.82% ± 4.87pp
Total Population 58,777

Population and Household Demographics

Newton County is a county in Missouri with a population of 58,777. There are 22,096 households in the county with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 28.1% of households in Newton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Newton County

The median gross income for households in Newton County is $43,290 a year, or $3,608 a month. The median rent for the county is $629 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Newton County, a household making less than $2,097 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Newton County.

Area Median Income In Newton 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 Newton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,000

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 Newton 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 Newton County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Newton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,650 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $40,300 $42,900
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Newton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,500 $35,100 $37,700 $40,300 $42,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Newton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,400 $41,600 $46,800 $52,000 $56,200 $60,350 $64,500 $68,650

Cities In Newton County

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City Served By
Cliff Village
Dennis Acres
Grand Falls Plaza
Loma Linda
Neosho The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neosho is the Neosho Housing Authority.
Redings Mill
Shoal Creek Drive
Shoal Creek Estates
Silver Creek
Stark City