Affordable Housing In Sedalia
Pettis County, Missouri

Affordable Housing programs support 396 income based apartments in Sedalia where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 217 affordable apartments in Sedalia that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Sedalia, Missouri

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Sedalia. Go to the Missouri Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Sedalia.

Sedalia Villa

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

Lincoln Hubbard Apartments

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

Olsen West Apartments

883 Olsen Rd
Sedalia, Missouri
Rent Assisted

Liberty and Tambo Apartments

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

Saddlewood Apartments

3201 W 10th St
Sedalia, Missouri
Rent Assisted

Casa Grande

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

Commerce Building Lofts

230 S Ohio Ave
Sedalia, Missouri
Affordable

Casa Loma and Anthony Buckner

253 Scott Joplin Ct
Sedalia, Missouri

Fourth and Ohio

Fourth and Ohio
Sedalia, Missouri
Affordable

Sedalia Heights

900 Westwood Dr
Sedalia, Missouri
Affordable
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Sedalia, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

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

Sedalia, Missouri Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Sedalia, Missouri

Sedalia 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 Sedalia, Missouri

There are 217 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sedalia.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sedalia, Missouri

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sedalia, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $750 and $916.

2023 Sedalia, 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
Sedalia, Missouri Fair Market Rent $613 $643 $833 $1,105 $1,199
Sedalia, Missouri Payment Standard Range $552 to $674 $579 to $707 $750 to $916 $995 to $1,216 $1,079 to $1,319

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sedalia, 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 43.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $31,460 ±$2,025
Median Rent $699 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.04% ± 6.62pp
Total Population 21,457

Population and Household Demographics

Sedalia is a city in Pettis County, Missouri with a population of 21,457. There are 8,786 households in the city with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 43.41% of households in Sedalia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sedalia

The median gross income for households in Sedalia is $31,460 a year, or $2,622 a month. The median rent for the city is $699 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sedalia, a household making less than $2,330 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Sedalia.

Area Median Income In Sedalia

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 Sedalia, the AMI is calculated from all households within Pettis County.

In Sedalia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,100

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 Sedalia

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 Sedalia

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sedalia 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 Sedalia 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 Sedalia 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