Affordable Housing In Crawford County
17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Crawford County
Housing Authorities that serve Crawford County
|Southeast Kansas Community Action Program||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher|
|Ford County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Crawford County
|Girard Housing Authority||Public Housing|
|Frontenac Housing Authority||Public Housing|
|Pittsburg Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Crawford County, Kansas
There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,778 affordable apartments for rent in Crawford County, Kansas.
Income Based Apartments in Crawford County, Kansas
Crawford County features 453 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 Crawford County, Kansas
There are 1,325 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Crawford County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Crawford County, Kansas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Crawford County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Crawford County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Crawford County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $650 and $794.
2020 Crawford 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||$545||$548||$722||$1,018||$1,055|
|Payment Standard Range||$491 to $600||$493 to $603||$650 to $794||$916 to $1,120||$950 to $1,161|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Crawford County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||17|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,778|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||453|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||38.91%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.40|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Median Household Income||$36,534 ±$1,708|
|Median Rent||$673 ±$24|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||53.43% ± 5pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Crawford County is a County in Kansas with a population of 39,304. There are 15,065 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 38.91% of households in Crawford County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Crawford County
The median gross income for households in Crawford County is $36,534 a year, or $3,045 a month. The median rent for the county is $673 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crawford County, a household making less than $2,243 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Crawford County.1
Area Median Income In Crawford 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 Crawford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,000
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 Crawford 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 Crawford County HUD Rental Assistance in Crawford County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,950||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$38,150||$40,600|
|50% of Median||$21,550||$24,600||$27,700||$30,750||$33,250||$35,700||$38,150||$40,600|
|80% of Median||$34,450||$39,400||$44,300||$49,200||$53,150||$57,100||$61,050||$64,950|
Cities In Crawford County
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|Pittsburg||8||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pittsburg are the Pittsburg Housing Authority and Ford County Housing Authority.|
|Girard||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Girard are the Girard Housing Authority, Southeast Kansas Community Action Program and Ford County Housing Authority.|
|Arma||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Arma are the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program and Ford County Housing Authority.|
|Mulberry||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mulberry are the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program and Ford County Housing Authority.|
|Frontenac||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Frontenac are the Frontenac Housing Authority, Southeast Kansas Community Action Program and Ford County Housing Authority.|
|Mccune||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mccune are the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program and Ford County Housing Authority.|
|Walnut||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walnut is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.|
|Arcadia||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arcadia is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.|
|Cherokee||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cherokee is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.|
|Chicopee||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chicopee is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.|
|Franklin||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.|
|Hepler||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hepler is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.|