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Audrain County Housing Choice Vouchers (formerly known as Section 8)
828 Garfield Avenue, P.O. Box 484 Mexico, MO 65265
573-581-2294 Fax: 573-581-6636
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 Fee: None 

The Housing Choice Voucher program (formerly Section 8) provides assistance for extremely low and low-income families in the private rental market through the Housing Assistance Payment Program. Housing Choice Voucher holders select a unit from the private market. Rental assistance makes the market rate housing affordable. Program participants normally pay between 30-40% of monthly adjusted income toward rent and utilities. The housing assistance payment subsidizes the balance of the rent to the property owner. The unit must meet HUD Housing Quality Standards (HQS) and the rent must be approved within rent reasonable guidelines.


Audrain Habitat for Humanity
P.O. Box 835 Mexico, MO 65265
573-581-2765 
http://www.showmehabitat.org

Services: Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry that works in partnership with people in need to improve the conditions in which they live. Habitat challenges people of compassion to provide the initial capital, through gifts and no-interest loans, to build or renovate simple, decent homes for the inadequately sheltered. Houses are sold at no-profit, with no-interest mortgages repaid over a 15 to 25 year period. The house payments are recycled to build housing for low income families.



Berkshire Estates
601 Mars Street - Mexico, Audrain County, Missouri
573-581-2294 Fax: 573-581-6636
http://mexicoha.com/sectiom8

Berkshire Estates is a 12 unit low income housing apartment  community in Mexico. The community is participates in the Section 515 Rural Rental Housing program. Section 515 Rural Rental Housing program are for very low, low, and moderate families, elderly persons, and persons with disabilities are eligible to live at this property.



Country Place
4294 Friendship Dr., Mexico. Audrain County, Missouri 65265
(417) 882-4440

http://mexicoha.com/section8

Country Place is a 17 unit affordable housing community in Mexico, Missouri. Country Place participates in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program. since this property has received funding in part through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program, monthly rent cannot exceed the Tax Credit maximum rent for the area. Households earning less than 60% of the area median income qualify for units with reduced rent. 



Farber Housing Assn
401 Trabue Dr, Farber, Audrain County, Missouri
573-581-2294 Fax: 573-581-6636

Farber Housing Assn us a 16 unit affordable housing community in Farber, Missouri.  This property has received funding through the Section 515 Rural Rental Housing program.  Very low, low, and moderate income families, elderly persons, and persons with disabilities are eligible to live at this property..  Persons or Families living in substandard housing have priority for tenancy.



Mexico Apartments
1020 W Breckenridge Street, Mexico, Audrain County, Missouri
573-581-2294
Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

Mexico Apartments is a 214 unit affordable housing community in Mexico, Missouri,  The community is owned and managed by the Mexico Housing Authority.
Since this property is owned and managed by a Public Housing Authority, all of the rents at this property are based on tenant incomes.



Mexico Housing Authority 
828 Garfield Avenue, Mexico, MO 65265
573-581-2294 Fax: 573-581-6636 
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00
http://mexicoha.com/public-housing

The Mexico Housing Authority has 211 family units, 13 of which are ADA compliant, scattered over 17 different locations. They all have central heating/air, refrigerators and stoves, laundry hook-ups in each unit, 24 hour emergency maintenance, lawn care provided, and water, trash and sewer included. Rent is based on 30% of income.  
Fee: None



Mexico Housing for the Elderly
828 Garfield Avenue   P.O, Box 484 Mexico, MO  65265
573-581-2294 Fax: 573-581-6636 

Mexico Housing for the Elderly is a 48 unit affordable housing community in Mexico, Missouri.  Mexico Housing for the Elderly participants in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit and Project-Based Section 8 programs




Mexico Meadows
2152A Jubel Dr Mexico, Mo 65265
573-581-2294   Fax: 573-581-6636
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00  
http://mexicoha.com/section-8

Mexico Meadows is a 64 unit affordable housing community in Mexico, Missouri. Mexico Meadows participates in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program. Households earning less than 60% of the area median income qualify for units with reduced rent. Some rental units in this property may not be subject to LIHTC, not have income limits and therefore may be set at levels higher than the LIHTC limits below.



Rosewood - Mexico Apartments
1717 Ashley St, Mexico, Missouri 65265
573-581-2294 Fax: 573-581-6636 

Rosewood - Mexico Apartments is a 12 unit affordable housing community in Mexico, Missouri.  The community is participates in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.  Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized.  However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Mexico.



USDA Single Family Housing Direct Home Loans
Office for Central Region Residential Properties:  405 W. 4th St., Eldon, MO 65026
573-392-5667

USDA Rural Development’s Section 502 Direct Loan Program provides a path to homeownership for low- and very-low-income families living in rural areas, and families who truly have no other way to make affordable homeownership a reality. This program assists low- and very-low-income applicants obtain decent, safe and sanitary housing in eligible rural areas by providing payment assistance to increase an applicant’s repayment ability. Payment assistance is a type of subsidy that reduces the mortgage payment for a short time. The amount of assistance is determined by the adjusted family income.



Vandalia Apartments
1200 S Maple Street, Vandalia, Audrain County, Missouri
573-581-2294 Fax: 573-581-6636
http://mexicoha.com/section8

Vandalia is a 78 unit low income housing apartment community in Vandalia, Missouri. Since this property is owned and managed by a Public Housing Authority, all of the rents at this property are based on tenant incomes.Tenants will make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30% of their adjusted income. A housing authority may establish a minimum rent of up to $50.



Windwood Apartments
288 Gaslight Rd, Vandalia, Audrain County, Missouri
573-594-3213 

Windwood Apartments is a 32 unit affordable housing community in Vandalia, Missouri.  Windwood Apartments participated in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.  Since the property received funding through the low Income Housing Tax Credit program, monthly rent cannot exceed the Tax Credit maximum rent. Households earning less than 60% of the area median income qualify for units with reduced rent.


 
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