Affordable Housing In Butler County
Kansas

Waiting List Openings In Butler County

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23 Low Income Apartment Communities In Butler County

Savannah Park of Augusta Apartments

1325 Money Avenue
Augusta, Kansas
Call For Rent
1 BR

GardenWalk of Augusta Apartments

3125 Money Avenue
Augusta, Kansas
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Heritage House

211 N Gordy St
El Dorado, Kansas
Subsidized

Country Club Towers

1515 Clubhouse Drive
Augusta, Kansas
Subsidized

Gordy Square

200 N Gordy Street
El Dorado, Kansas
Subsidized

Lawndale Senior Residences

1600 N Main Street
El Dorado, Kansas

Ccl of El Dorado I

1237 Ellet St
El Dorado, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Silverwood Apartments

2301 Enterprise Ave
El Dorado, Kansas
Subsidized

Ccl of El Dorado II

722 Wedgewood Dr
El Dorado, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Towne Square Apartments

208 W Blaine St
Latham, Kansas
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Butler County, Kansas

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Butler County, Kansas

Housing Authority Programs
Sedgwick County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Wichita Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Butler County, Kansas

There are 23 low income housing apartment communities offering 784 affordable apartments for rent in Butler County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Butler County, Kansas

Butler County features 496 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 Butler County, Kansas

There are 288 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Butler County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Butler County, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Butler County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $741 and $905.

2022 Butler 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
Butler County, Kansas Fair Market Rent $547 $635 $823 $1,103 $1,345
Butler County, Kansas Payment Standard Range $492 to $602 $572 to $699 $741 to $905 $993 to $1,213 $1,211 to $1,480

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Butler County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 23
Total Low Income Apartments 784
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 496
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.84%
Average Renter Household Size 2.49
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $58,897 ±$2,862
Median Rent $756 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.67% ± 4.89pp
Total Population 66,092

Population and Household Demographics

Butler County is a county in Kansas with a population of 66,092. There are 24,273 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 26.84% of households in Butler County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Butler County

The median gross income for households in Butler County is $58,897 a year, or $4,908 a month. The median rent for the county is $756 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Butler County, a household making less than $2,520 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Butler County.

Area Median Income In Butler 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 Butler County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,800

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 Butler 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 Butler County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Butler County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,950 $18,200 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Butler County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,550 $30,350 $34,150 $37,900 $40,950 $44,000 $47,000 $50,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Butler County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,500 $48,550 $54,600 $60,650 $65,550 $70,400 $75,250 $80,100

Cities In Butler County

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City Served By
Andover The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Andover are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Augusta The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Augusta are the Augusta Housing Authority, Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Benton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Benton are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Cassoday The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cassoday are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Douglass The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Douglass are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
El Dorado The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve El Dorado are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Elbing The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elbing are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Latham The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Latham are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Leon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Leon are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Potwin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Potwin are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Rosalia The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rosalia are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Rose Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rose Hill are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Towanda The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Towanda are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Whitewater The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Whitewater are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.