Affordable Housing In Goddard
Sedgwick County, Kansas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Goddard

Goddard Senior Apartments

500 Easy St
Goddard, Kansas
Accepts Vouchers

Brentwood Apartments

1000 S Main
Goddard, Kansas
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Housing Authorities that serve Goddard

Housing Authority Programs
Sedgwick County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Wichita Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Goddard, Kansas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 68 affordable apartments for rent in Goddard, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Goddard, Kansas

Goddard features 56 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 Goddard, Kansas

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Goddard.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Goddard, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Goddard, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $740 and $904.

2020 Goddard, 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 $536 $630 $822 $1,121 $1,372
Payment Standard Range $482 to $590 $567 to $693 $740 to $904 $1,009 to $1,233 $1,235 to $1,509

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Goddard, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 68
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 56
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.4%
Average Renter Household Size 3.50
Average Household Size 3.15
Median Household Income $64,167 ±$7,694
Median Rent $996 ±$151
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.58% ± 22.56pp
Total Population 4,256

Population and Household Demographics

Goddard is a City in Sedgwick County, Kansas with a population of 4,256. There are 1,332 households in the city with an average household size of 3.15 persons. 21.4% of households in Goddard are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Goddard

The median gross income for households in Goddard is $64,167 a year, or $5,347 a month. The median rent for the city is $996 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Goddard, a household making less than $3,320 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.58% of households who rent are overburdened in Goddard.1

Area Median Income In Goddard

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 Goddard, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sedgwick County.

In Goddard, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,900

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 Goddard

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 Goddard

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,500 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,550 $29,200 $32,850 $36,450 $39,400 $42,300 $45,200 $48,150
80% of Median $40,850 $46,650 $52,500 $58,300 $63,000 $67,650 $72,300 $77,000