Auburn, Kansas Affordable Housing

Waiting Lists in Auburn, Kansas

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Auburn. Go to the Kansas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Auburn.

Finding Affordable Housing in Auburn, Kansas

There are 60 low-income apartments in Auburn that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 20 low-income homes in Auburn where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $335 towards rent each month.

Auburn Meadows Auburn Senior Housing

1300 Hanover Rd
Auburn, Kansas

Auburn Plains Apartments

1200 Hanover Rd
Auburn, Kansas

Auburn Hsg Auth

901 N School Street
Auburn, Kansas
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Affordable rent data last confirmed on March 17th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Affordable Housing Near Auburn

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City Apartments
Topeka, KS Affordable Housing programs support 67 apartment communities in Topeka.
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Rossville, KS Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Rossville.

Auburn, Kansas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Auburn, Kansas

Auburn features 20 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 Auburn, Kansas

There are 60 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Auburn.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Auburn, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Auburn landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Auburn.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Auburn, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $820 and $1,002.

2023 Auburn, 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
Auburn, Kansas Fair Market Rent $688 $692 $911 $1,160 $1,346
Auburn, Kansas Payment Standard Range $619 to $757 $623 to $761 $820 to $1,002 $1,044 to $1,276 $1,211 to $1,481

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Auburn, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 80
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 20
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.21%
Average Renter Household Size 2.11
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $50,703 ±$8,536
Median Rent $681 ±$90
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.27% ± 22.26pp
Total Population 1,293

Population and Household Demographics

Auburn is a city in Shawnee County, Kansas with a population of 1,293. There are 523 households in the city with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 30.21% of households in Auburn are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Auburn

The median gross income for households in Auburn is $50,703 a year, or $4,225 a month. The median rent for the city is $681 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Auburn, a household making less than $2,270 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Auburn.

Area Median Income In Auburn

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Auburn, the AMI is calculated from all households within Shawnee County.

In Auburn, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,700

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 Auburn

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 Auburn

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Auburn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,400 $19,850 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Auburn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,950 $33,100 $37,250 $41,350 $44,700 $48,000 $51,300 $54,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Auburn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,350 $52,950 $59,550 $66,150 $71,450 $76,750 $82,050 $87,350