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DMH Housing Programs

The Department of Mental Health (DMH) Housing Unit coordinates both state and federal funds to provide direct rental assistance to individuals and families with disabilities who are homeless or experiencing housing crisis. The DMH Housing Unit believes that housing is a key to helping Missourians with disabilities and their families attain self-determination and independent living.

Housing Unit Primary Programs include:

  • Shelter Plus Care
  • Rental Assistance Program (RAP)
  • Housing Development

Learn more about available housing programs here: https://dmh.mo.gov/housing


Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) is a nonprofit agency working to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in the Ozarks. As part of a nationwide network of Community Action Agencies, OACAC continues the fight against poverty with innovative programs and expanded services for children through Head Start and Early Head Start. From developing programs for families to initiating community projects, OACAC is committed to making the Ozarks a better place to live and work for all residents.

The OACAC Housing Assistance Program helps with rental payments so that low-income residents may live in a house, apartment, or mobile home which is decent, safe, sanitary, and affordable. OACAC serves clients across a 10-county region that includes Barry, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Greene (excluding Springfield), Lawrence, Polk, Stone, Taney, and Webster.

Learn more about housing assistance here: https://oac.ac/housing-assistance/

US Department of Housing and Urban Development

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides information and resources about affordable housing options for senior and disabled populations. Learn more about available resources by visiting https://www.hud.gov/resources or go to their resource locator for a map-based view by visiting https://resources.hud.gov/.

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