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Affordable Housing In Grant County

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grant County

Grant Prairie Townhomes

300 E. Maize
Ulysses, Kansas

Ulysses Pha

411 N Arapahoe St
Ulysses, Kansas

Ulysses Plaza Senior Housing

201 W Central Ave
Ulysses, Kansas

Far View Villa

806 S Missouri St
Ulysses, Kansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Grant County, Kansas

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 86 affordable apartments for rent in Grant County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Grant County, Kansas

Grant County features 64 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 Grant County, Kansas

There are 22 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grant County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grant County, Kansas

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

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

2020 Grant 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 $542 $714 $890 $1,039
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $935 to $1,143

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Grant County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 86
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 64
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.86
Median Household Income $55,432 ±$5,919
Median Rent $570 ±$90
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.93% ± 17.44pp
Total Population 7,816

Population and Household Demographics

Grant County is a county in Kansas with a population of 7,816. There are 2,707 households in the county with an average household size of 2.86 persons. 22.35% of households in Grant County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grant County

The median gross income for households in Grant County is $55,432 a year, or $4,619 a month. The median rent for the county is $570 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grant County, a household making less than $1,900 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Grant County.

Area Median Income In Grant 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 Grant County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,400

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 Grant 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 Grant County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,200 $17,400 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
80% of Median $40,550 $46,350 $52,150 $57,900 $62,550 $67,200 $71,800 $76,450

Cities In Grant County

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