Your Lease Agreement

Residents must sign a rental agreement, or lease, that spells out the terms and conditions of living on Marceline Housing Authority (MHA) property. This lease is a legal document between you and Marceline Housing Authority. When you sign a lease, you, all your household members, and your guests must:
• Follow the rules and regulations of MHA.
• Keep the unit clean and in safe condition (including appliances).
• Keep your apartment entrance free of trash, snow, and ice.
• Notify MHA of any and all repairs needed.
• Pay charges for the repairs and damages to your apartment.
• Cooperate with MHA staff.
• Not store flammable materials in your unit.
• Agree that any criminal or other type of activity that threatens the health, safety, or right to peaceful enjoyment of the premises by other residents, guests, or MHA employees is cause for possible termination of your lease.

Your Information

Please help us keep your records up to date. Call the MHA office at
(660) 376-3101 if you have any changes to the following:
• Your name
• Your phone number
• Your email address
• Emergency contact
• Members of your household
• Income

Translation Services

Please come to the office at 229 West Hauser Street if you need translation services.

Marceline Housing Authority Information and Policies

Office hours are Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 4 pm.
Closed on all federal holidays.
Board of Directors meets the third Monday of each month.
Smoking Policy Click here to view
Pet Policy Click here to view
Move-in and Move-out Policies

We require a 30-day move-out written notice to cancel the lease.

We invite your interest, engagement, and inquiry. Please let us know if we can be of service and assistance to you and/or your family.

Click the image to download and print an Application for Admission.
Click the image to download and print an Income Limits Form

Resident Resources

Linn County Senate Bill 40

(660) 258-2877

102 Fairground Road, Brookfield

Marceline Post Office

(660) 376-3300

120 E. Ritchie Avenue, Marceline

Linn County Driver’s License Bureau

(660) 258-8248

223 North Main St., Brookfield

Marceline Schools (Main Office)

(660) 376-3371

400 E. Santa Fe Ave., Marceline

City of Marceline (Electric/Water/Sewer)

(660) 376-3528

Liberty Utilities/Empire District (Natural Gas)

(800) 424-0427

Do you smell gas?

(800) 406-9220


(888) 875-6287

Marceline Area Nutrition Center

(660) 376-3103

229 West Hauser, Marceline

Senior Center (Marceline Area Nutrition Center)

(660) 376-3103

229 West Hauser, Marceline

Social Security Office (Chillicothe)

(877) 405-7668

1105 South Mitchell Ave. Industrial Park, Chillicothe, MO 64601

Division of Family Services

(660) 258-3388

Click the image to download and print this list of Resident Resources.


What is Marceline Housing Authority?

The Housing Authority is low-income public housing.

What is the cost?

The rent and deposit are income-based.

Where do I get an application and how is it submitted?

You can pick up an application at the office, request one be mailed
to you, or download the application off this website.

Is there a waiting list?

Yes, there is a waiting list, but this can change weekly so please
check with the office.

What are your business hours?

7:30 am to 4:00 pm

How do I update my personal information?

Your personal information can be updated at the office in person, or
you may print off and fill out the Change of Information Form from
this website and bring it to the office.

How can I reach Maintenance for an after-hours emergency?

You will be given after-hours numbers in your move-in packet, and
they are posted on the lobby doors.

Click the image to download and print the Change of Information Form.