Affordable Housing In Brown County

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Brown County

Pemberton Village

1400 N 1st St
Hiawatha, Kansas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Maple Grove Complex I & II

511 Iowa St
Hiawatha, Kansas
Income Based
1 BR

Hiawatha Plaza

801 N 4th St
Hiawatha, Kansas

Hillcrest Apartments

515 Roosevelt St
Sabetha, Kansas

Northfield Village

326 Locust St
Everest, Kansas

Arbor Knoll Homes

1701 Euclid Ave
Horton, Kansas

Sabetha Hillcrest Creekview Terrace

1540 Southview Dr
Sabetha, Kansas

Maple Senior Residences

722 Oregon St
Hiawatha, Kansas

South Park Apartments

1011 Oregon St
Sabetha, Kansas

Hiawatha Place

116 Apache St
Hiawatha, Kansas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Brown County, Kansas

There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 394 affordable apartments for rent in Brown County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Brown County, Kansas

Brown County features 270 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 Brown County, Kansas

There are 124 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Brown County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brown County, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brown County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $709 and $867.

2023 Brown 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
Brown County, Kansas Fair Market Rent $584 $599 $788 $1,043 $1,083
Brown County, Kansas Payment Standard Range $526 to $642 $539 to $659 $709 to $867 $939 to $1,147 $975 to $1,191

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Brown County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 394
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 270
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $43,724 ±$3,194
Median Rent $517 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.49% ± 6.92pp
Total Population 9,880

Population and Household Demographics

Brown County is a county in Kansas with a population of 9,880. There are 4,102 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 31.52% of households in Brown County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Brown County

The median gross income for households in Brown County is $43,724 a year, or $3,644 a month. The median rent for the county is $517 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brown County, a household making less than $1,723 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Brown County.

Area Median Income In Brown 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 Brown County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,200

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 Brown 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 Brown County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Brown County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,300 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Brown County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,500 $29,150 $32,800 $36,400 $39,350 $42,250 $45,150 $48,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Brown County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,800 $46,600 $52,450 $58,250 $62,950 $67,600 $72,250 $76,900

Cities In Brown County

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City Served By
Horton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Horton is the Horton Housing Authority.
Kickapoo Site 1
Kickapoo Site 2
Kickapoo Site 5
Kickapoo Site 6
Kickapoo Site 7
Kickapoo Tribal Center
Sabetha The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sabetha is the Sabetha Housing Authority.