Affordable Housing In Harper County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Harper County

Anthony Ha

212 N 3rd Ave
Anthony, KS

West Acres

825 W Fanning Dr
Anthony, KS

Sunrise Ridge Townhomes

1001 Sunrise Ln
Anthony, KS
Accepts Vouchers
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Other Housing Authorities located in Harper County

Housing Authority Programs
Anthony Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Harper County, Kansas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 78 affordable apartments for rent in Harper County, Kansas. Harper County features 66 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 12 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Harper County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Harper County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 78
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 66
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $43,973 ±$5,905
Median Rent $601 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.84% ± 7.47pp
Total Population 5,861

Population and Household Demographics

Harper County is a County in Kansas with a population of 5,861. There are 2,433 households in the county with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 23.8% of households in Harper County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Harper County

The median gross income for households in Harper County is $43,973 a year, or $3,664 a month. The median rent for the county is $601 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harper County, a household making less than $2,003 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Harper County.1

Area Median Income In Harper 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 Harper County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,300

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 Harper 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 Harper County HUD Rental Assistance in Harper County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,300 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $41,800
50% of Median $22,200 $25,350 $28,500 $31,650 $34,200 $36,750 $39,250 $41,800
80% of Median $35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900
Fair Market Rents in Harper 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 $542 $714 $890 $1,128

Cities In Harper County

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City Listings Served By
Anthony 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anthony is the Anthony Housing Authority.
Harper 0
Attica 0
Bluff City 0
Danville 0
Freeport 0
Waldron 0