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Section 8 for Tenants

 

Families must meet income guidelines to qualify for the Section 8 voucher program.  This chart shows the income limits for families of various sizes, based on 50% of the median income for the Jefferson City area. 
 

Number in Family

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
50% $21,950 $25,100 $28,250 $31,350 $33,900 $36,400 $36,730 $40,890

                                             

Payment Standard with Utility Allowance

1 Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 Bedroom 4 Bedroom 5 Bedroom
$490 $670 $946 $972 $1,117

 

For more information, call the Housing Authority  Housing Department at  573-635-6163 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Tenants may be eligible for rental assistance or utility payments from the state.  Payment is made directly to the landlord or the utility company.  If you are  low income and your income has been reduced due to COVID-19 you may be eligible for assistance. See State Assistance for Housing Relief | Program Overview | MO Housing Resources for information and application.

 

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