Affordable Housing In Pettis County
10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pettis County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Pettis 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 Pettis County, Missouri
|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 Pettis County, Missouri
There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 613 affordable apartments for rent in Pettis County, Missouri.
Income Based Apartments in Pettis County, Missouri
Pettis County features 396 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 Pettis County, Missouri
There are 217 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pettis County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Pettis County, Missouri
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pettis County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pettis County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pettis County, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $668 and $816.
2022 Pettis 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|
|Pettis County, Missouri Fair Market Rent||$550||$587||$742||$986||$1,043|
|Pettis County, Missouri Payment Standard Range||$495 to $605||$528 to $646||$668 to $816||$887 to $1,085||$939 to $1,147|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Pettis County, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||10|
|Total Low Income Apartments||613|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||396|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||31.99%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.31|
|Average Household Size||2.56|
|Median Household Income||$39,928 ±$1,478|
|Median Rent||$682 ±$27|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||47.23% ± 5.19pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Pettis County is a county in Missouri with a population of 42,215. There are 16,131 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 31.99% of households in Pettis County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Pettis County
The median gross income for households in Pettis County is $39,928 a year, or $3,327 a month. The median rent for the county is $682 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pettis County, a household making less than $2,273 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Pettis County.
Area Median Income In Pettis 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 Pettis County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,700
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 Pettis 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 Pettis 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 Pettis 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 Pettis 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 Pettis County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Pettis County
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|Green Ridge||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Green Ridge are the Lafayette County Housing Authority and Sedalia Housing Authority.|
|Houstonia||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Houstonia are the Lafayette County Housing Authority and Sedalia Housing Authority.|
|Hughesville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hughesville are the Lafayette County Housing Authority and Sedalia Housing Authority.|
|La Monte||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Monte are the Lafayette County Housing Authority and Sedalia Housing Authority.|
|Sedalia||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sedalia are the Sedalia Housing Authority and Lafayette County Housing Authority.|
|Smithton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Smithton are the Lafayette County Housing Authority and Sedalia Housing Authority.|