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Affordable Housing In Cheyenne County
Kansas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cheyenne County

Fifth Street Apartments

5th St
Bird City, Kansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Cheyenne County, Kansas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 6 affordable apartments for rent in Cheyenne County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Cheyenne County, Kansas

Cheyenne County 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 Cheyenne County, Kansas

There are 6 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cheyenne County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cheyenne County, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cheyenne County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Cheyenne 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
Fair Market Rent $524 $627 $714 $1,030 $1,039
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $564 to $690 $643 to $785 $927 to $1,133 $935 to $1,143

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cheyenne County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 6
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.05%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.09
Median Household Income $44,500 ±$6,435
Median Rent $564 ±$57
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 15.02% ± 6.93pp
Total Population 2,682

Population and Household Demographics

Cheyenne County is a county in Kansas with a population of 2,682. There are 1,262 households in the county with an average household size of 2.09 persons. 20.05% of households in Cheyenne County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cheyenne County

The median gross income for households in Cheyenne County is $44,500 a year, or $3,708 a month. The median rent for the county is $564 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cheyenne County, a household making less than $1,880 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 15.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Cheyenne County.

Area Median Income In Cheyenne 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 Cheyenne County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,700

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 Cheyenne 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 Cheyenne County

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

Cities In Cheyenne County

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City Served By
Bird City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bird City is the Bird City Housing Authority.
St. Francis