Warrensburg, Missouri Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 328 income based apartments in Warrensburg where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 156 affordable apartments in Warrensburg that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Warrensburg, Missouri

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

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Affordable Housing Near Warrensburg

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City Apartments
Holden, MO Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Holden.
Knob Noster, MO Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Knob Noster.
Chilhowee, MO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Chilhowee.

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

Warrensburg, Missouri Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Warrensburg, Missouri

Warrensburg features 328 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 Warrensburg, Missouri

There are 156 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Warrensburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Warrensburg, Missouri

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Warrensburg, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $713 and $871.

2023 Warrensburg, 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
Warrensburg, Missouri Fair Market Rent $604 $661 $792 $1,126 $1,349
Warrensburg, Missouri Payment Standard Range $544 to $664 $595 to $727 $713 to $871 $1,013 to $1,239 $1,214 to $1,484

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Warrensburg, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 484
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 328
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 58.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $40,789 ±$3,470
Median Rent $705 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.29% ± 7.6pp
Total Population 19,739

Population and Household Demographics

Warrensburg is a city in Johnson County, Missouri with a population of 19,739. There are 7,093 households in the city with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 58.48% of households in Warrensburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Warrensburg

The median gross income for households in Warrensburg is $40,789 a year, or $3,399 a month. The median rent for the city is $705 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Warrensburg, a household making less than $2,350 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Warrensburg.

Area Median Income In Warrensburg

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 Warrensburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Johnson County.

In Warrensburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,000

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 Warrensburg

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 Warrensburg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Warrensburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,200 $18,500 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Warrensburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,950 $30,800 $34,650 $38,500 $41,600 $44,700 $47,750 $50,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Warrensburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,150 $49,300 $55,450 $61,600 $66,550 $71,500 $76,400 $81,350