Affordable Housing In Harvey County
21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Harvey County
Housing Authorities that serve Harvey County
|Sedgwick County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Harvey County, Kansas
There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 895 affordable apartments for rent in Harvey County, Kansas.
Income Based Apartments in Harvey County, Kansas
Harvey County features 577 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 Harvey County, Kansas
There are 318 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Harvey County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Harvey County, Kansas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Harvey County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Harvey County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Harvey County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $740 and $904.
2020 Harvey 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||$536||$630||$822||$1,121||$1,372|
|Payment Standard Range||$482 to $590||$567 to $693||$740 to $904||$1,009 to $1,233||$1,235 to $1,509|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Harvey County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||21|
|Total Low Income Apartments||895|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||577|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||30.15%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.30|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Median Household Income||$51,327 ±$2,906|
|Median Rent||$683 ±$30|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||42.71% ± 6.52pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Harvey County is a county in Kansas with a population of 34,835. There are 13,581 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 30.15% of households in Harvey County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Harvey County
The median gross income for households in Harvey County is $51,327 a year, or $4,277 a month. The median rent for the county is $683 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harvey County, a household making less than $2,277 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Harvey County.
Area Median Income In Harvey 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 Harvey County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,600
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 Harvey 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 Harvey County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$15,300||$17,450||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$25,450||$29,050||$32,700||$36,300||$39,250||$42,150||$45,050||$47,950|
|80% of Median||$40,700||$46,500||$52,300||$58,100||$62,750||$67,400||$72,050||$76,700|
Cities In Harvey County
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|Burrton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burrton is the Sedgwick County Housing Authority.|
|Halstead||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Halstead are the Halstead Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.|
|Hesston||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hesston is the Sedgwick County Housing Authority.|
|Newton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Newton are the Newton Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.|
|North Newton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North Newton are the North Newton Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.|
|Sedgwick||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sedgwick are the Sedgwick Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.|
|Walton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walton is the Sedgwick County Housing Authority.|