Affordable Housing In Graham County

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Graham County

907 N 3rd Ave

907 N 3rd Ave
Hill City, KS
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Other Housing Authorities located in Graham County

Housing Authority Programs
Nicodemus Housing Authority Public Housing
Hill City Housing Authority Public Housing
Ellis County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Graham County, Kansas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 25 affordable apartments for rent in Graham County, Kansas. Graham County features 25 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 0 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Graham County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Graham County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 25
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 25
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.1

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 $59,400

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 Graham County 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 $12,950 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $38,150 $40,600
50% of Median $21,550 $24,600 $27,700 $30,750 $33,250 $35,700 $38,150 $40,600
80% of Median $34,450 $39,400 $44,300 $49,200 $53,150 $57,100 $61,050 $64,950
Fair Market Rents in Graham County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$524 $627 $714 $959 $1,039

Cities In Graham County

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City Listings Served By
Hill City 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hill City is the Hill City Housing Authority.
Bogue 0
Morland 0