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Affordable Housing In Greensburg
Kiowa County, Kansas

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greensburg

Prairie Pointe Townhomes

100 E Grant Ave
Greensburg, Kansas

Kiowa Komotara

809 S Bay St
Greensburg, Kansas

Oak Haven Plaza Apartments

205 E Nebraska Ave
Greensburg, Kansas

Elmore Heights Apt

729 W Morton Ave
Greensburg, Kansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Greensburg, Kansas

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 96 affordable apartments for rent in Greensburg, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Greensburg, Kansas

Greensburg features 51 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 Greensburg, Kansas

There are 45 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greensburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greensburg, Kansas

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

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

2021 Greensburg, 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 $630 $718 $941 $1,243
Payment Standard Range $489 to $597 $567 to $693 $646 to $790 $847 to $1,035 $1,119 to $1,367

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Greensburg, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 96
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 51
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.22%
Average Renter Household Size 1.69
Average Household Size 2.01
Median Household Income $38,571 ±$6,450
Median Rent $494 ±$183
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.76% ± 11.8pp
Total Population 896

Population and Household Demographics

Greensburg is a city in Kiowa County, Kansas with a population of 896. There are 432 households in the city with an average household size of 2.01 persons. 47.22% of households in Greensburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greensburg

The median gross income for households in Greensburg is $38,571 a year, or $3,214 a month. The median rent for the city is $494 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greensburg, a household making less than $1,647 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Greensburg.

Area Median Income In Greensburg

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 Greensburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kiowa County.

In Greensburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,600

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 Greensburg

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 Greensburg

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,000 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,000
50% of Median $23,350 $26,650 $30,000 $33,300 $36,000 $38,650 $41,300 $44,000
80% of Median $37,350 $42,650 $48,000 $53,300 $57,600 $61,850 $66,100 $70,400