Affordable Housing In Bonner Springs
Johnson County, Kansas

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bonner Springs

Nettleton Manor

111 E Kump St
Bonner Springs, Kansas

Vaughn Dale

420 N Park Ave
Bonner Springs, Kansas

Bonner Highlands Apartments II

13132 Kansas Ave
Bonner Springs, Kansas
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Bonner Springs

Housing Authority Programs
Bonner Springs Housing Authority Public Housing
East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Johnson County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bonner Springs, Kansas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 176 affordable apartments for rent in Bonner Springs, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Bonner Springs, Kansas

Bonner Springs features 126 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 Bonner Springs, Kansas

There are 50 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bonner Springs.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bonner Springs, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bonner Springs landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Bonner Springs.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bonner Springs, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $880 and $1,076.

2020 Bonner Springs, 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 $678 $813 $978 $1,314 $1,490
Payment Standard Range $610 to $746 $732 to $894 $880 to $1,076 $1,183 to $1,445 $1,341 to $1,639

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Bonner Springs, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 176
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 126
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $56,278 ±$5,932
Median Rent $762 ±$69
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.91% ± 11.05pp
Total Population 7,498

Population and Household Demographics

Bonner Springs is a City in Johnson County, Kansas with a population of 7,498. There are 2,734 households in the city with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 33.28% of households in Bonner Springs are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bonner Springs

The median gross income for households in Bonner Springs is $56,278 a year, or $4,690 a month. The median rent for the city is $762 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bonner Springs, a household making less than $2,540 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Bonner Springs.1

Area Median Income In Bonner Springs

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 Bonner Springs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Johnson County.

In Bonner Springs, 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 Bonner Springs

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 Bonner Springs

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,400 $19,850 $22,350 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,950 $33,100 $37,250 $41,350 $44,700 $48,000 $51,300 $54,600
80% of Median $46,350 $52,950 $59,550 $66,150 $71,450 $76,750 $82,050 $87,350