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Affordable Housing In Coffey County
Kansas

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Coffey County

Cof Housing

1421 Alleghaney St
Burlington, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Apple Grove Apartments

302 Sanders St
Burlington, Kansas
Subsidized

Burlington Place Apartments

1125 N 2nd St
Burlington, Kansas

Bicentennial/Plains

801 Sanders
Burlington, Kansas

North Pearson Village

905 N Pearson Ave
Waverly, Kansas
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Housing Authorities that serve Coffey County

Housing Authority Programs
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
Total Population 8,458

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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City Served By
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.