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Affordable Housing In Cowley County
Kansas

22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cowley County

Osage Senior Apartments

100 N Summit
Arkansas City, Kansas
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Rehwinkel Apartments

1415 E 6th Ave
Winfield, Kansas
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Mundinger Hall II

1315 E 6th Ave
Winfield, Kansas
$200-900
1-2 BR

GardenWalk of Arkansas City Apartments

619 Skyline Road
Arkansas City, Kansas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Baden Hall Apartments

619 College Street
Winfield, Kansas
Income Based
1-3 BR

Mundinger Hall

1321 E 6th Avenue
Winfield, Kansas
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Wheat Ridge Heights

1224 Wheat Rd
Winfield, Kansas
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Walnut Towers

1201 Menor St
Winfield, Kansas
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Canterbury Heights

1700 E 7th Avenue
Winfield, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Windsor Court

305 E Windsor Rd
Arkansas City, Kansas
Subsidized

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cowley County, Kansas

There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 778 affordable apartments for rent in Cowley County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Cowley County, Kansas

Cowley County features 602 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 Cowley County, Kansas

There are 176 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cowley County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cowley County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cowley County landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cowley County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cowley County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $653 and $798.

2020 Cowley 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 $532 $550 $725 $957 $1,009
Payment Standard Range $479 to $585 $495 to $605 $653 to $798 $861 to $1,053 $908 to $1,110

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cowley County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 22
Total Low Income Apartments 778
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 602
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.46%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $43,860 ±$2,337
Median Rent $639 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.07% ± 4.89pp
Total Population 36,079

Population and Household Demographics

Cowley County is a county in Kansas with a population of 36,079. There are 13,688 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 32.46% of households in Cowley County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cowley County

The median gross income for households in Cowley County is $43,860 a year, or $3,655 a month. The median rent for the county is $639 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cowley County, a household making less than $2,130 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Cowley County.

Area Median Income In Cowley 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 Cowley County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,200

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 Cowley 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 Cowley 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 Cowley County

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City Served By
Arkansas City
Atlanta
Burden
Cambridge
Dexter
Geuda Springs
Parkerfield
Udall
Winfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winfield is the Winfield Housing Authority.