Facts and Figures
  • The Maryville Housing Authority (MHA) is a non-profit agency that was chartered through the state in 1961. It is governed by a 5 member Board of Commissioners appointed by the City Mayor of Maryville. The day to day operation is managed by an Executive Director and a staff of 25.
  • MHA owns and manages 520 dwellings through four public housing developments, one project based Section- 8 development, and four privately owned units. We also provide rental assistance to approximately 335 families through our Housing Choice Voucher program with housing assistance payments made to private landlords. Over 2,400 household members are served through these programs.
  • We directly impact the local economy through salaries, housing assistance payments to private landlords, modernization efforts and operational outlays that exceed $7,000,000 annually.
  • 50% of head of households are female.
  • Elderly and disabled residents account for 76% of all public housing households with an average annual income of $13,600.
  • 22% of households have income from wages with an average income of $20,627.
  • 2% of households have income from public assistance, child support, family contributions or other sources.
  • The average monthly rent paid by all public housing households is $262.
  • The average length of residency is 6.5 years.
  • Maryville Housing Authority has consistently been a HUD designated “High Performer” based on scoring through Annual Audits, Inspections, and Resident Satisfaction Surveys.