Affordable Housing In Shelby County
4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Shelby County
Housing Authorities that serve Shelby County
|Lincoln County Public Housing Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Shelby County, Missouri
There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 406 affordable apartments for rent in Shelby County, Missouri.
Income Based Apartments in Shelby County, Missouri
Shelby County features 142 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 Shelby County, Missouri
There are 264 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Shelby County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Shelby County, Missouri
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Shelby County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Shelby County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Shelby County, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||4|
|Total Low Income Apartments||406|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||142|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||28.81%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.49|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Median Household Income||$39,087 ±$2,816|
|Median Rent||$454 ±$56|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||24.03% ± 5.42pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Shelby County is a County in Missouri with a population of 6,179. There are 2,499 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 28.81% of households in Shelby County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Shelby County
The median gross income for households in Shelby County is $39,087 a year, or $3,257 a month. The median rent for the county is $454 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Shelby County, a household making less than $1,513 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 24.03% of households who rent are overburdened in Shelby County.1
Area Median Income In Shelby 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 Shelby County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,900
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 Shelby 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 Shelby County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,490||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$33,600||$35,900||$38,250|
|50% of Median||$20,300||$23,200||$26,100||$28,950||$31,300||$33,600||$35,900||$38,250|
|80% of Median||$32,450||$37,050||$41,700||$46,300||$50,050||$53,750||$57,450||$61,150|
Cities In Shelby County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|Shelbyville||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shelbyville is the Lincoln County Public Housing Agency.|
|Bethel||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethel is the Lincoln County Public Housing Agency.|
|Clarence||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarence is the Lincoln County Public Housing Agency.|
|Shelbina||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shelbina is the Lincoln County Public Housing Agency.|
|Leonard||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leonard is the Lincoln County Public Housing Agency.|
|Hunnewell||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hunnewell is the Lincoln County Public Housing Agency.|