Affordable Housing In Coffey County
5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Coffey County
Housing Authorities that serve Coffey County
|East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Coffey County, Kansas
There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 114 affordable apartments for rent in Coffey County, Kansas.
Income Based Apartments in Coffey County, Kansas
Coffey County features 78 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 Coffey County, Kansas
There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Coffey County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Coffey County, Kansas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Coffey County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Coffey County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Coffey County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.
2020 Coffey 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||$546||$714||$946||$1,100|
|Payment Standard Range||$472 to $576||$491 to $601||$643 to $785||$851 to $1,041||$990 to $1,210|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Coffey County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||5|
|Total Low Income Apartments||114|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||78|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||24.15%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.13|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Median Household Income||$57,433 ±$3,784|
|Median Rent||$578 ±$28|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||32.6% ± 7.17pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Coffey County is a county in Kansas with a population of 8,458. There are 3,569 households in the county with an average household size of 2.33 persons. 24.15% of households in Coffey County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Coffey County
The median gross income for households in Coffey County is $57,433 a year, or $4,786 a month. The median rent for the county is $578 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Coffey County, a household making less than $1,927 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.6% of households who rent are overburdened in Coffey County.
Area Median Income In Coffey 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 Coffey County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,900
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 Coffey 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 Coffey County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$16,150||$18,450||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$26,950||$30,800||$34,650||$38,450||$41,550||$44,650||$47,700||$50,800|
|80% of Median||$43,050||$49,200||$55,350||$61,500||$66,450||$71,350||$76,300||$81,200|
Cities In Coffey County
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|Burlington||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burlington is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.|
|Gridley||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gridley is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.|
|Lebo||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lebo is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.|
|LeRoy||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves LeRoy is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.|
|New Strawn||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Strawn is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.|
|Waverly||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waverly is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.|