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Affordable Housing In Pettis County
Missouri

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pettis County

Sedalia Villa

904 Winchester Dr
Sedalia, Missouri
$509-533
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Lincoln Hubbard Apartments

711 N Osage Ave
Sedalia, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
62+

Olsen West Apartments

883 Olsen Rd
Sedalia, Missouri
Subsidized

Liberty and Tambo Apartments

1400 Liberty Park Blvd
Sedalia, Missouri
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Saddlewood Apartments

3201 W 10th St
Sedalia, Missouri
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Casa Grande

1500 Ewing Dr
Sedalia, Missouri
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Commerce Building Lofts

230 S Ohio Ave
Sedalia, Missouri
Accepts Vouchers

Casa Loma and Anthony Buckner

253 Scott Joplin Ct
Sedalia, Missouri

Fourth and Ohio

Fourth and Ohio
Sedalia, Missouri
Accepts Vouchers

Sedalia Heights

900 Westwood Dr
Sedalia, Missouri
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Pettis County

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 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 $626 and $766.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $490 $559 $696 $923 $943
Payment Standard Range $441 to $539 $503 to $615 $626 to $766 $831 to $1,015 $849 to $1,037

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
Total Population 42,215

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 $55,100

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 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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,300 $32,550 $34,800 $37,050
50% of Median $19,650 $22,450 $25,250 $28,050 $30,300 $32,550 $34,800 $37,050
80% of Median $31,450 $35,950 $40,450 $44,900 $48,500 $52,100 $55,700 $59,300

Cities In Pettis County

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City Served By
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.