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Affordable Housing In Geary County

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Geary County

Bicentennial Manor

1010 W. Eighth
Junction City, Kansas

Hickory Hills

2610 Strauss Boulevard
Junction City, Kansas

Green Park Apartments

1435 N Calhoun St
Junction City, Kansas

Coronado Park Residences

621 S Jefferson Street
Junction City, Kansas
Market Rate

Coronado Heights Residences

906 Westridge Dr
Junction City, Kansas

Washington Court

1621 N Jefferson St
Junction City, Kansas

Bartell Place Senior

614 N Washington St
Junction City, Kansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Geary County, Kansas

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 436 affordable apartments for rent in Geary County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Geary County, Kansas

Geary County features 192 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 Geary County, Kansas

There are 244 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Geary County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Geary County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Geary County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Geary County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Geary County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

2021 Geary 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
Geary County, Kansas Fair Market Rent $683 $687 $906 $1,297 $1,569
Geary County, Kansas Payment Standard Range $615 to $751 $618 to $756 $815 to $997 $1,167 to $1,427 $1,412 to $1,726

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Geary County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 436
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 192
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 57.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.79
Average Household Size 2.83
Median Household Income $43,992 ±$1,535
Median Rent $1,027 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.21% ± 4.38pp
Total Population 36,787

Population and Household Demographics

Geary County is a county in Kansas with a population of 36,787. There are 12,723 households in the county with an average household size of 2.83 persons. 57.23% of households in Geary County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Geary County

The median gross income for households in Geary County is $43,992 a year, or $3,666 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,027 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Geary County, a household making less than $3,423 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Geary County.

Area Median Income In Geary 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 Geary County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,600

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 Geary 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 Geary County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Geary County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,600 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Geary County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,650 $25,850 $29,100 $32,300 $34,900 $37,500 $40,100 $42,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Geary County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,200 $41,400 $46,550 $51,700 $55,850 $60,000 $64,150 $68,250

Cities In Geary County

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City Served By
Fort Riley
Grandview Plaza
Junction City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Junction City is the Junction City Housing Authority.