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Tarkio Family Apartments

705 Birch Cir
Tarkio, Missouri
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North Parkway Square

240 N Sycamore St
Tarkio, Missouri
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There are 24 low-income apartments in Tarkio that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 36 low-income homes in Tarkio where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $223 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Tarkio, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
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Tarkio, Missouri Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Tarkio, Missouri

Tarkio features 36 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 Tarkio, Missouri

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tarkio.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tarkio, Missouri

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tarkio landlords $200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Tarkio.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tarkio, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $671 and $821.

2023 Tarkio, 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
Tarkio, Missouri Fair Market Rent $549 $567 $746 $908 $1,002
Tarkio, Missouri Payment Standard Range $494 to $604 $510 to $624 $671 to $821 $817 to $999 $902 to $1,102

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tarkio, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 60
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 36
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.39%
Average Renter Household Size 1.82
Average Household Size 1.92
Median Household Income $35,606 ±$4,541
Median Rent $538 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.09% ± 10.39pp
Total Population 1,420

Population and Household Demographics

Tarkio is a city in Atchison County, Missouri with a population of 1,420. There are 710 households in the city with an average household size of 1.92 persons. 32.39% of households in Tarkio are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tarkio

The median gross income for households in Tarkio is $35,606 a year, or $2,967 a month. The median rent for the city is $538 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tarkio, a household making less than $1,793 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Tarkio.

Area Median Income In Tarkio

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 Tarkio, the AMI is calculated from all households within Atchison County.

In Tarkio, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,600

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 Tarkio

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 Tarkio

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tarkio AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,950 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $44,050 $46,900
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tarkio AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,500 $38,350 $41,200 $44,050 $46,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tarkio AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,800 $45,450 $51,150 $56,800 $61,350 $65,900 $70,450 $75,000