Affordable Housing In Barton County
Kansas

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Barton County

Cedar Park Place

3910 Cedar Park Pl
Great Bend, KS
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Reserves at Trail Ridge

81 Grant St. Great Bend, KS
Great Bend, KS
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Ellinwood Heights Apartments

515 S Bismark Ave
Ellinwood, KS
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Cardinal Apartments

1400 N Clay St
Hoisington, KS
Subsidized

Kensington Square

Between 28th & 29th Streets, along Washington St
Great Bend, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Eastwood Apartments

E. 5th, E. 71st St. & 4th & Maple
Hoisington, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Cheyenne Village

5900 Eisenhower Ct
Great Bend, KS
Subsidized

Sunflower Housing

5957 Eisenhower Ave
Great Bend, KS
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Walnut Creek Apartments

2314 31st St
Great Bend, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Northglenn Apartments

3104 Williams St
Great Bend, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Other Housing Authorities located in Barton County

Housing Authority Programs
Great Bend Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Barton County, Kansas

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 500 affordable apartments for rent in Barton County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Barton County, Kansas

Barton County features 282 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 Barton County, Kansas

There are 218 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Barton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Barton County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Barton County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Barton County.

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

2020 Barton 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 $898 $1,011
Payment Standard Range $485 to $593 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $808 to $988 $910 to $1,112

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Barton County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 500
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 282
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $44,013 ±$2,922
Median Rent $591 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.05% ± 5.11pp
Total Population 27,399

Population and Household Demographics

Barton County is a County in Kansas with a population of 27,399. There are 11,306 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 32.57% of households in Barton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Barton County

The median gross income for households in Barton County is $44,013 a year, or $3,668 a month. The median rent for the county is $591 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Barton County, a household making less than $1,970 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Barton County.1

Area Median Income In Barton 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 Barton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,100

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 Barton 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 Barton County HUD Rental Assistance in Barton County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,300 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $41,650
50% of Median $22,100 $25,250 $28,400 $31,550 $34,100 $36,600 $39,150 $41,650
80% of Median $35,350 $40,400 $45,450 $50,500 $54,550 $58,600 $62,650 $66,700

Cities In Barton County

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City Listings Served By
Great Bend 10 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Great Bend is the Great Bend Housing Authority.
Hoisington 5
Ellinwood 3
Claflin 0
Albert 0
Galatia 0
Odin 0
Olmitz 0
Pawnee Rock 0
Susank 0