Public Housing

Funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), St. Louis Housing Authority offers public housing to low-income individuals, families, the elderly, and those with disabilities.

Households who qualify for assistance under this program are provided safe, stable rental opportunities in a variety of housing sizes, types, and locations. Approximately 2,790 individuals and families are currently living in SLHA housing.

The Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting lists are closed until further notice. See below for SLHA’s Elderly Only public housing developments.

Cahill House
Elderly Only (62+)
1919 O’Fallon St.
(314) 436-5061
Bedrooms: 1 & 2
9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Les Chateaux
Elderly Only (62+)
1330 Chouteau Ave.
(314) 436-7524
Bedrooms: 1 & 2
9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Parkview Apartments
Elderly Only (62+)
4451 Forest Park Ave.
(314) 533-3350
Bedrooms: 0 & 1
9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sr. Living at Cambridge Heights
Elderly Only (62+)
728 Biddle St.
(314) 436-9091
Bedrooms: 1 & 2
9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sr. Living at Renaissance
Elderly Only (62+)
3217 Martin Luther King Dr.
(314) 652-8900
Bedrooms: 1 & 2
9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
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Apply for Housing

Apply for the SLHA Public Housing Program through our secure and easy online application process.

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Income Requirements

Eligibility for SLHA Public Housing programs is established by comparing a family’s annual income with HUD’s published income limits.

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Properties & Amenities

St. Louis Housing Authority offers a variety of housing opportunities throughout the city of St. Louis.

Do I Qualify for Public Housing?

All adult family members must meet the following federal guidelines and applicant screening criteria:

  • Meet HUD requirements on citizenship or immigration status
  • Meet the applicant selection criteria and complete a full application.
  • Meet the screening requirements related to criminal activity and have accepted prior rental history
  • Do not have an outstanding balance with SLHA or any other housing authority program

Additional Resources for Applicants


The Rent Café Self-Service portal allows Public Housing and HCV/Section 8 applicants to easily review their information and application/waitlist status.

Documents and Policies

Here you can find our Agency Plan, audits, financials, budgets, forms, resources, policy documents, and more.

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