Affordable Housing In Scott County
Missouri

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Scott County

Scott City Apartments I & II

404 N Lincoln St
Scott City, Missouri
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Oak Street Apartments

1032 Oak St
Scott City, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Wendell Apartments

101 Cresap St
Sikeston, Missouri
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Supportive Housing

Eureka Apartments

1200 S Main St
Chaffee, Missouri
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Chaffee

801 S Main St
Chaffee, Missouri

Benton Senior Citizens Housing Inc

225 Amity Street
Benton, Missouri
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Scott County, Missouri

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 362 affordable apartments for rent in Scott County, Missouri.

Income Based Apartments in Scott County, Missouri

Scott County features 362 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 Scott County, Missouri

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Scott County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Scott County, Missouri

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Scott County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Scott County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Scott County, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $675 and $825.

2022 Scott 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
Scott County, Missouri Fair Market Rent $535 $570 $750 $978 $1,017
Scott County, Missouri Payment Standard Range $482 to $589 $513 to $627 $675 to $825 $880 to $1,076 $915 to $1,119

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Scott County, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 362
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 362
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.89%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $39,162 ±$1,848
Median Rent $583 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.98% ± 5.14pp
Total Population 39,061

Population and Household Demographics

Scott County is a county in Missouri with a population of 39,061. There are 15,247 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 31.89% of households in Scott County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Scott County

The median gross income for households in Scott County is $39,162 a year, or $3,264 a month. The median rent for the county is $583 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Scott County, a household making less than $1,943 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Scott County.

Area Median Income In Scott 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 Scott County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,800

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 Scott 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 Scott County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Scott County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,500 $39,000 $41,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Scott County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,050 $25,200 $28,350 $31,450 $34,000 $36,500 $39,000 $41,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Scott County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,250 $40,250 $45,300 $50,300 $54,350 $58,350 $62,400 $66,400

Cities In Scott County

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City Served By
Benton
Blodgett
Chaffee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chaffee is the Chaffee Housing Authority.
Commerce
Diehlstadt
Haywood City
Kelso
Lambert
Morley
Oran The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oran is the Housing Authority of the City of Oran.
Vanduser