Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Horton, KS

Discover affordable housing in Horton where there are 2+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Lake Village Apartments ( Horton Apartments )

405 E 16th St, Horton, Kansas 66439

Arbor Knoll Homes

1701 Euclid Ave, Horton, Kansas 66439

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Horton, Kansas
$9.45 (+130%) more than Kansas minimum wage and $9.45 (+130%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Horton, Kansas?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Horton, Kansas.

Go to the Kansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Horton.

How many renters live in Horton, Kansas?

The City of Horton has 1,704 people living in 647 households.

There are 743 renters living in 295 renter households in this City. Renters make up 43.6 percent of the population living in Horton.

What is the rental market like in Horton, Kansas?

There are an estimated 828 housing units in the Horton area. Of these, 317 units are rental homes, making up 38 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Horton, Kansas, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Horton?

The rental vacancy rate in Horton is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Horton for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Horton
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
9 71 152 55 3
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Horton

A large number of apartments in Horton have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Horton are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 28 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 14 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Horton

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $633 to $1,185. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $633
One BR $671
Two BR $882
Three BR $1,173
Four BR $1,185
2024 Fair Market Rents in Horton, Kansas

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Horton?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 4 44 percent
One BR 60 85 percent
Two BR 100 66 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Horton, Kansas

How many affordable rental units are in Horton?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Horton, Kansas including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 24
Public Housing 63
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Horton, Kansas

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Horton, Kansas

Horton features 87 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 Horton, Kansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Horton, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Horton, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $794 and $970.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.