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Affordable Housing In Big Pool
Washington County, Kansas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Big Pool, Kansas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Big Pool, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Big Pool, Kansas

Big Pool features 0 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 Big Pool, Kansas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Big Pool.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Big Pool, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Big Pool landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Big Pool.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Big Pool, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $646 and $790.

2021 Big Pool, 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 $543 $592 $718 $893 $1,076
Payment Standard Range $489 to $597 $533 to $651 $646 to $790 $804 to $982 $968 to $1,184

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Area Median Income In Big Pool

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 Big Pool, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Big Pool, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,800

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 Big Pool

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 Big Pool

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