Affordable Housing In Cherryvale
Montgomery County, Kansas

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cherryvale

Cherryvale Pub Housing

606 Independence Ave
Cherryvale, Kansas

Paradise Square

5th and Galveston
Cherryvale, Kansas

Cherryvale Center

801-811 E 7th St
Cherryvale, Kansas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Cherryvale, 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 Cherryvale, Kansas

Housing Authority Programs
Cherryvale Housing Authority Public Housing
Southeast Kansas Community Action Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cherryvale, Kansas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 66 affordable apartments for rent in Cherryvale, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Cherryvale, Kansas

Cherryvale features 46 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 Cherryvale, Kansas

There are 20 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cherryvale.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cherryvale, Kansas

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

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

2023 Cherryvale, 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
Cherryvale, Kansas Fair Market Rent $595 $599 $788 $1,052 $1,141
Cherryvale, Kansas Payment Standard Range $536 to $655 $539 to $659 $709 to $867 $947 to $1,157 $1,027 to $1,255

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Cherryvale, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 66
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 46
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $34,286 ±$4,642
Median Rent $650 ±$128
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.82% ± 16.42pp
Total Population 2,221

Population and Household Demographics

Cherryvale is a city in Montgomery County, Kansas with a population of 2,221. There are 882 households in the city with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 29.93% of households in Cherryvale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cherryvale

The median gross income for households in Cherryvale is $34,286 a year, or $2,857 a month. The median rent for the city is $650 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cherryvale, a household making less than $2,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Cherryvale.

Area Median Income In Cherryvale

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 Cherryvale, the AMI is calculated from all households within Montgomery County.

In Cherryvale, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,300

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 Cherryvale

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 Cherryvale

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cherryvale 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 Cherryvale 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 Cherryvale 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