The sites listed below provides information about financial assistance for renting an apartment or buying a home.
Missouri’s Guide to Housing Assistance Programs
This document details housing resources that are available in Missouri. It is designed to assist you as you seek a place to live. Some of the topics covered in the document include available programs and requirements, application processes, contacts and resources, and explanation of terms.
Housing Counseling Services
HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies in Missouri
HUD provides a list of approved agencies that can assist in counseling in regards to renting or purchasing a home.
Toll-free hotline - 888.995.HOPE -This number gives assistance to homeowners by providing foreclosure avoidance information and counseling.
Apartment Finance Assistance
www.hud.com - Rental Help: Missouri
HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants. To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you.
www.hud.com - Low-Rent Apartment Search in Missouri
The U.S. government gives funds directly to apartment owners, who lower the rents they charge low-income tenants. You can find low-rent apartments for senior citizens and people with disabilities.
Housing Finance Assistance
www.hud.com - Federal Home Ownership Assistance in Missouri
This link to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides a listing of homeownership financial assistance available to residents of Missouri.
Missouri Housing Development Commission - Home Ownership and Home Repair
Missouri Housing Development Commission is the state's housing finance agency. The Commission is dedicated to strengthening communities and the lives of Missourians through the financing, development and preservation of affordable housing.
The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development
This link provides information on Missouri specific housing purchasing programs in rural areas. Their mission is to enhance the ability of rural communities to develop, grow, and to improve their quality of life by targeting financial and technical resources in areas of greatest need through activities of greatest potential.