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Housing and Rental Assistance

Halo Home
3519 Bennett Lane Jefferson City MO 65101       

The HALO Home provides housing for up to 24 month to pregnant, parenting, and non-parenting youth ages 16-21 years old who are in homeless or high-risk situations. HALO defines homeless youth as, “minors who are not involved in the foster care system and cannot live with their biological parents due to situations such as: parents being incarcerated, addicts, physically or emotionally abusive, who take no physical or financial responsibility for their children, or parenting teens who are not welcome to in their parents’ home due to financial burdens or religious beliefs”

Low Income Affordable Housing in Benton County

The following properties are listed as serving low income tenants, and/or are receiving the Low Income Housing Tax Credit:

Cardinal Apartments
706 E. Main St., Lincoln, MO 65338

Community Retirement Village
400 W. Orange St., Cole Camp, MO 65325

Lincoln Community Housing, Inc.
200 S. Morgan St., Lincoln, MO 

Oaktree Villa
919 Walnut, Warsaw, MO 65355

Warsaw Fairview Apartments
Tower Dr., Warsaw, MO 65355

Warsaw Properties
710 Elm St., Warsaw, MO 65355

Warsaw Senior Citizen Housing
617 Arcadia, Warsaw, MO 65355

Missouri Emergency Rental Arrears Program

The state of Missouri’s new rental assistance program using funding through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) was passed by Congress in December 2020. On February 11, 2021 Governor Parson signed HB 16 into law, which provides more than $324 million in funding for rental and utility assistance for Missourians. Missouri Housing Development Commission will administer this funding under the State Assistance for Housing Relief (SAFHR) program
Missouri Emergency Rental Arrears Program (ERAP) is a separate program from above using  ESG-CV funding authorized through the CARES Act.  This program is open to landlords seeking rental arrears for qualified tenants. 

West Central Missouri Community Action Agency
110 Tower Dr. Ste. A, Warsaw, MO 65355

Housing Choice Voucher Program: (formerly known as Section 8 Housing) Nearly 1,300 households are provided the opportunity to live in a decent safe and sanitary housing of their choice by receiving Housing Choice Voucher subsidies through this program in eight rural counties as well as the metro county of Cass and the City of Grandview, Missouri.
Waiting List: If you would like to fill out an application to be placed on the waiting list for Housing, please complete the application and contact your West Central office location.
Multifamily Housing: The agency has developed and manages 399 units of multifamily housing in eleven properties in Cass County, Jackson County, Henry County and several other rural counties.
Over 80% of the units are senior housing and 12 are for people with special needs. West Central is also a partner in three other multi-family developments with a total of 72 units.