Affordable Rental Program (ARP)

Tabernacle Community Development aims to be a leader in creating affordable housing in the 11th Ward of St. Louis.  Providing quality housing affordably is a catalyst for rebuilding the community.


  • Revitalize physical structures in the community for safe occupancy
  • Stabilize families by reducing monthly housing expenses
  • Connect residents to needed resources to assist them in being productive neighbors
  • Attract potential funders and stakeholders
  • Expand the program beyond the pilot locations currently in The Ville and Jeff Vanderlou communities.
  • Employ community and surrounding area residents for renovation, repair/maintenance, and lawn care services


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have full custody of at least one child under the age of 18
  • Part Time or Full Time Job
  • Attend mandatory classes, seminars, and volunteer opportunities
  • Adhere to Program Guidelines


  • Completed application
  • Interview with Program Manager
  • Comprehensive background check


  • Affordable rental rates
  • Improved life and social skills
  • Participants develop a plan to maintain a better lifestyle

currently Not Accepting applications