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Affordable Housing In Graham County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Graham County

907 N 3rd Ave

907 N 3rd Ave
Hill City, Kansas

Westwind Apt

1015 W Main
Hill City, Kansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Graham County, Kansas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 41 affordable apartments for rent in Graham County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Graham County, Kansas

Graham County features 41 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 Graham County, Kansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Graham County, Kansas

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

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

2020 Graham 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 $524 $627 $714 $959 $1,039
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $564 to $690 $643 to $785 $863 to $1,055 $935 to $1,143

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Graham County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 41
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 41
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.12
Median Household Income $43,826 ±$5,814
Median Rent $474 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.38% ± 10.53pp
Total Population 2,593

Population and Household Demographics

Graham County is a county in Kansas with a population of 2,593. There are 1,201 households in the county with an average household size of 2.12 persons. 20.32% of households in Graham County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Graham County

The median gross income for households in Graham County is $43,826 a year, or $3,652 a month. The median rent for the county is $474 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Graham County, a household making less than $1,580 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Graham County.

Area Median Income In Graham 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 Graham County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,800

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 Graham 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 Graham County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,600 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,650
50% of Median $22,650 $25,850 $29,100 $32,300 $34,900 $37,500 $40,100 $42,650
80% of Median $36,200 $41,400 $46,550 $51,700 $55,850 $60,000 $64,150 $68,250

Cities In Graham County

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City Served By
Hill City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hill City is the Hill City Housing Authority.