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Affordable Housing In Greenleaf
Washington County, Kansas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greenleaf

Greenleaf Heights

301 Hillcrest Ln
Greenleaf, Kansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Greenleaf, Kansas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 20 affordable apartments for rent in Greenleaf, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Greenleaf, Kansas

Greenleaf features 20 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 Greenleaf, Kansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greenleaf, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greenleaf, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $646 and $790.

2021 Greenleaf, 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 $543 $592 $718 $893 $1,076
Payment Standard Range $489 to $597 $533 to $651 $646 to $790 $804 to $982 $968 to $1,184

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Greenleaf, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 20
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 20
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.44%
Average Renter Household Size 1.88
Average Household Size 2.20
Median Household Income $37,250 ±$9,761
Median Rent $466 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.53% ± 22.23pp
Total Population 390

Population and Household Demographics

Greenleaf is a city in Washington County, Kansas with a population of 390. There are 169 households in the city with an average household size of 2.20 persons. 25.44% of households in Greenleaf are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greenleaf

The median gross income for households in Greenleaf is $37,250 a year, or $3,104 a month. The median rent for the city is $466 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greenleaf, a household making less than $1,553 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Greenleaf.

Area Median Income In Greenleaf

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 Greenleaf, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Greenleaf, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,800

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 Greenleaf

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 Greenleaf

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