Affordable Housing In Doniphan County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Doniphan County

Birch Apartments

505 N 14th St
Elwood, KS

Elwood Park Place

1103 Missouri St
Elwood, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Troy Apartments

404 E Poplar St
Troy, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Elwood Greens Elwood Park Place

Mass And Atlantic; 9th And 13T
Elwood, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Wathena Heights Apartments

3rd And Benton St Po Bo
Wathena, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Spring Hill Apartments

502 N Elmira St
Highland, KS
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Doniphan County, Kansas

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 103 affordable apartments for rent in Doniphan County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Doniphan County, Kansas

Doniphan County features 17 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 Doniphan County, Kansas

There are 86 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Doniphan County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Doniphan County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Doniphan County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Doniphan County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Doniphan County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $717 and $877.

2020 Doniphan 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 $555 $610 $797 $1,064 $1,142
Payment Standard Range $500 to $611 $549 to $671 $717 to $877 $958 to $1,170 $1,028 to $1,256

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Doniphan County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 103
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 17
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.92%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $47,209 ±$3,667
Median Rent $574 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.38% ± 6.21pp
Total Population 7,859

Population and Household Demographics

Doniphan County is a County in Kansas with a population of 7,859. There are 3,109 households in the county with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 27.92% of households in Doniphan County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Doniphan County

The median gross income for households in Doniphan County is $47,209 a year, or $3,934 a month. The median rent for the county is $574 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Doniphan County, a household making less than $1,913 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Doniphan County.1

Area Median Income In Doniphan 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 Doniphan County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,300

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 Doniphan 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 Doniphan County HUD Rental Assistance in Doniphan County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,550 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,450
50% of Median $22,550 $25,750 $28,950 $32,150 $34,750 $37,300 $39,900 $42,450
80% of Median $36,050 $41,200 $46,350 $51,450 $55,600 $59,700 $63,800 $67,950

Cities In Doniphan County

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Highland 1
Wathena 1
Elwood 3
Troy 1
Bendena 0
Denton 0
Leona 0
Severance 0
White Cloud 0