Affordable Housing In Cheyenne County

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cheyenne County

Fifth Street Apartments

5th St
Bird City, KS
Accepts Vouchers
  • «
  • 1
  • »

Other Housing Authorities located in Cheyenne County

Housing Authority Programs
Bird City Housing Authority Public Housing
St. Francis Housing Authority Public Housing

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. Cheyenne County features 0 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 6 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cheyenne County.

Sourced from federal housing data and 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.1

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 $64,600

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 Cheyenne County 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 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $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
Fair Market Rents in Cheyenne County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$524 $627 $714 $1,030 $1,039

Cities In Cheyenne County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Listings Served By
Bird City 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bird City is the Bird City Housing Authority.
St. Francis 0