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Affordable Housing In Allen County
Kansas

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Allen County

River Valley Homes

308 McGuire Dr E
Iola, Kansas
$410
3 BR

Cedarbrook Estates

2700 N Cottonwood St
Iola, Kansas

Longview Apartments

514 New York St
Humboldt, Kansas
Subsidized

217 N Washington Ave

217 N Washington Ave
Iola, Kansas

Humboldt Pha

817 Mulberry St
Humboldt, Kansas

Marmaton Village I

207 W Randolph St
Moran, Kansas
Subsidized

Townhouse East

217 North Street
Iola, Kansas
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Housing Authorities that serve Allen County

Housing Authority Programs
Southeast Kansas Community Action Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Allen County, Kansas

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 355 affordable apartments for rent in Allen County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Allen County, Kansas

Allen County features 301 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Allen County, Kansas

There are 54 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Allen County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Allen County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Allen County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Allen County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Allen County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Allen County, Kansas Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $539 $542 $714 $890 $1,102
Payment Standard Range $485 to $593 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $992 to $1,212

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Allen County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 355
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 301
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.36
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $38,698 ±$2,328
Median Rent $531 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.05% ± 7.47pp
Total Population 13,081

Population and Household Demographics

Allen County is a county in Kansas with a population of 13,081. There are 5,306 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 27.48% of households in Allen County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Allen County

The median gross income for households in Allen County is $38,698 a year, or $3,225 a month. The median rent for the county is $531 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Allen County, a household making less than $1,770 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Allen County.

Area Median Income In Allen County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Allen County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,600

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Allen County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Allen County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,600 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,650
50% of Median $22,650 $25,850 $29,100 $32,300 $34,900 $37,500 $40,100 $42,650
80% of Median $36,200 $41,400 $46,550 $51,700 $55,850 $60,000 $64,150 $68,250

Cities In Allen County

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City Served By
Bassett The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bassett is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Elsmore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elsmore is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Gas The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gas is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Humboldt The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Humboldt are the Humboldt Housing Authority and Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Iola The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Iola are the Iola Housing Authority and Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
La Harpe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Harpe is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Mildred The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mildred is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Moran The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moran is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Savonburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Savonburg is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.