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PublicHousingThe Housing Authority operates 318 units of Public Housing in Jefferson City including one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments and several houses.  Rent is based on thirty percent of the tenant's income. The apartments come with stoves and refrigerators and have hook ups for tenant provided washers and dryers. The furnaces and hot water heaters are gas, except the single-family houses on Dulle and Buena Vista Streets have boilers for heat.  Tenants in buildings without central air conditioning may install, at their own expense, window air conditioners.  Qualifying pets are allowed if the tenant pays a pet deposit. There are several playgrounds close to the apartments.

  • One-bedroom units have 588 sqf.
  • 2 Bedroom units have 834 sqf.
  • 3 bedrooms have 1290 sqf.

Buena Vista, Dulle and Elizabeth Streets are in the South Elementary School District and are in the Thomas Jefferson Middle School District and Capital City High School. The units on East Elm, Locust, Chestnut and Linn Streets are in the Moreau Heights School District and The Lewis and Clarke Middle School District and Jefferson City High school.  A school bus transports children to the elementary schools. Public Housing is close to the city bus line and serviced by Handi-Wheels.

To apply for Public Housing, print the Housing Application.

All Housing Authority Properties are Smoke Free!

For more information, email or call the Property manager, Teresa
573-635-6163 ext. 214 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Tenants with concerns can file a complaint at

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We are an Equal Housing Opportunity Provider. We provide housing without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, physical or mental handicap, familial status, national origin, or other protected class. To file a complaint of discrimination, write HUD Director, Office of Civil Rights, 451 7th Street S.W., Washington, D.C. 20410 or call Customer Service at (202) 708-1112 (voice) or (202) 708-1455 (TTY). HUD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Jefferson City Housing Authority is a Smoke Free Housing Authority.

In accordance with federal law and United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex or familial status. To file a complaint of discrimination, write HUD Director, Office of Civil Rights, 451 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC 20410, or call (202) 708-1112 (voice) or (202) 708-1455 (TDD).