Public Housing Guidelines

Moundsville Housing Authority has 248 units of public housing that the agency leases to low and moderate income families. Apartments range in size from efficiency to five bedrooms. Prior to leasing an apartment, applicants must pass a criminal background check, prior rental history check, and meet admissions requirements regarding family composition and income limits. To be eligible for an apartment, you must be at least 18 years of age and the household income can not exceed the following federally established limits:

2021 Median Family Income: $63,600


Household Size Low Income Very Low Income Extremely Low Income
1 $41,000
$25,650
$15,400
2 $46,850
$29,300
$18,310
3 $52,700
$32,950
$23,030
4 $58,550
$36,600
$27,750
5 $63,250
$39,550
$32,470
6 $67,950
$42,500
$37,190
7 $72,650
$45,400
$41,910
8 $77,300
$48,350
$46,630

Flat Rent

Residents have a choice of paying no more than 30% of their total household income for rent, or they may pay flat rent.
The minimum rent is $50.00.

Flat Rent Rates as of 01/01/2021:


Bedroom Size 0 1 2 3 45
Flat Rent $455 $470
$610
$795
$925$1065

How to Apply

Pre-Applications are available on our website and for pick up at the administrative offices during normal business hours.