Affordable Housing In Fowler
Meade County, Kansas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fowler

Parkview Village

5th & Park St
Fowler, Kansas
Subsidized
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Fowler, Kansas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 12 affordable apartments for rent in Fowler, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Fowler, Kansas

Fowler features 12 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 Fowler, Kansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fowler, Kansas

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

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

2020 Fowler, 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 $548 $714 $964 $967
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $493 to $603 $643 to $785 $868 to $1,060 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fowler, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 12
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.65%
Average Renter Household Size 1.73
Average Household Size 2.06
Median Household Income $41,208 ±$2,079
Median Rent $550 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 12.5% ± 32.27pp
Total Population 441

Population and Household Demographics

Fowler is a City in Meade County, Kansas with a population of 441. There are 203 households in the city with an average household size of 2.06 persons. 23.65% of households in Fowler are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fowler

The median gross income for households in Fowler is $41,208 a year, or $3,434 a month. The median rent for the city is $550 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fowler, a household making less than $1,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 12.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Fowler.1

Area Median Income In Fowler

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 Fowler, the AMI is calculated from all households within Meade County.

In Fowler, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,100

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 Fowler

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 Fowler

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,700 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,000
50% of Median $22,800 $26,050 $29,300 $32,550 $35,200 $37,800 $40,400 $43,000
80% of Median $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800