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Affordable Housing In Gray County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gray County

Cimarron One Apt

101 E Elizabeth Ave
Cimarron, Kansas

Rustic Hills Apt

107 E Prospect
Cimarron, Kansas

Hillcrest Manor

Main and Hillcrest
Cimarron, Kansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Gray County, Kansas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 32 affordable apartments for rent in Gray County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Gray County, Kansas

Gray County features 32 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 Gray County, Kansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gray County, Kansas

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

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

2020 Gray 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 $995
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $896 to $1,095

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gray County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 32
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $61,000 ±$2,948
Median Rent $640 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.12% ± 6.95pp
Total Population 6,065

Population and Household Demographics

Gray County is a county in Kansas with a population of 6,065. There are 2,150 households in the county with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 27.16% of households in Gray County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gray County

The median gross income for households in Gray County is $61,000 a year, or $5,083 a month. The median rent for the county is $640 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gray County, a household making less than $2,133 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Gray County.

Area Median Income In Gray 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 Gray County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,200

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 Gray 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 Gray County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,200 $17,350 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,300 $28,900 $32,500 $36,100 $39,000 $41,900 $44,800 $47,700
80% of Median $40,450 $46,200 $52,000 $57,750 $62,400 $67,000 $71,650 $76,250

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