Affordable Housing In Florence
Marion County, Kansas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Florence

Carriage Manor

801 Barker St
Florence, KS
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Florence Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Florence, Kansas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Florence, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Florence, Kansas

Florence features 24 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 Florence, Kansas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Florence.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Florence, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Florence landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Florence.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Florence, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Florence, 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 $542 $714 $890 $967
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Florence, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.16%
Average Renter Household Size 1.37
Average Household Size 1.93
Median Household Income $26,458 ±$3,398
Median Rent $458 ±$104
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.28% ± 29.45pp
Total Population 415

Population and Household Demographics

Florence is a City in Marion County, Kansas with a population of 415. There are 215 households in the city with an average household size of 1.93 persons. 31.16% of households in Florence are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Florence

The median gross income for households in Florence is $26,458 a year, or $2,205 a month. The median rent for the city is $458 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Florence, a household making less than $1,527 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Florence.1

Area Median Income In Florence

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Florence, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marion County.

In Florence, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,100

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 Florence

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 Florence

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,900 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,150 $26,450 $29,750 $33,050 $35,700 $38,350 $41,000 $43,650
80% of Median $37,050 $42,350 $47,650 $52,900 $57,150 $61,400 $65,600 $69,850