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Affordable Housing In Johnson County
Kansas

71 Low Income Apartment Communities In Johnson County

Leawood Park Plaza Apartments

2140 W 137th Ter
Overland Park, Kansas

Whispering Falls

6565 Foxridge Dr
Overland Park, Kansas

Blackbob Apartments II

125th And Blackbob Rd
Olathe, Kansas

Quivira Apartments

12000 W 77th Ter
Shawnee, Kansas

Blackbob Court Townhomes IIi

12500 S Constance St
Olathe, Kansas

Duplex

6637 W 151st St
Overland Park, Kansas

Summer Meadows Clarion Park

16700 W 127th St
Olathe, Kansas

Indian Meadows

12230 S Strang Line Ct
Olathe, Kansas

One Moonlight Townhomes

211 N Evergreen St
Gardner, Kansas

Chimney Hills the Reserve at Lenexa

9133 Renner Blvd
Lenexa, Kansas

Housing Authorities that serve Johnson County

Housing Authority Programs
Johnson County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Johnson County, Kansas

There are 71 low income housing apartment communities offering 6,912 affordable apartments for rent in Johnson County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Johnson County, Kansas

Johnson County features 1,711 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 Johnson County, Kansas

There are 5,201 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Johnson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Johnson County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Johnson County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Johnson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Johnson County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $880 and $1,076.

2020 Johnson 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 $678 $813 $978 $1,314 $1,490
Payment Standard Range $610 to $746 $732 to $894 $880 to $1,076 $1,183 to $1,445 $1,341 to $1,639

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Johnson County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 71
Total Low Income Apartments 6,912
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,711
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $76,113 ±$939
Median Rent $947 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.14% ± 1.49pp
Total Population 566,814

Population and Household Demographics

Johnson County is a county in Kansas with a population of 566,814. There are 219,735 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 30.48% of households in Johnson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Johnson County

The median gross income for households in Johnson County is $76,113 a year, or $6,343 a month. The median rent for the county is $947 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Johnson County, a household making less than $3,157 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Johnson County.

Area Median Income In Johnson 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 Johnson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,000

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 Johnson 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 Johnson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,100 $20,650 $23,250 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,100 $34,400 $38,700 $43,000 $46,450 $49,900 $53,350 $56,800
80% of Median $48,200 $55,050 $61,950 $68,800 $74,350 $79,850 $85,350 $90,850

Cities In Johnson County

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City Served By
Bonner Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bonner Springs are the Bonner Springs Housing Authority, East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation and Johnson County Housing Authority.
De Soto The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve De Soto are the Johnson County Housing Authority and East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Edgerton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Edgerton are the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation and Johnson County Housing Authority.
Fairway The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fairway are the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation and Johnson County Housing Authority.
Gardner The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gardner are the Johnson County Housing Authority and East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Lake Quivira The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Quivira are the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation and Johnson County Housing Authority.
Leawood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Leawood are the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation and Johnson County Housing Authority.
Lenexa The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lenexa are the Johnson County Housing Authority and East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Merriam The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Merriam are the Johnson County Housing Authority and East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Mission The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mission are the Johnson County Housing Authority and East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Mission Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mission Hills are the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation and Johnson County Housing Authority.
Mission Woods The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mission Woods are the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation and Johnson County Housing Authority.
Olathe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Olathe are the Olathe Housing Authority, East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation and Johnson County Housing Authority.
Overland Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Overland Park are the Johnson County Housing Authority and East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Prairie Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Prairie Village are the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation and Johnson County Housing Authority.
Roeland Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Roeland Park are the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation and Johnson County Housing Authority.
Shawnee The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shawnee are the Johnson County Housing Authority and East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Spring Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Spring Hill are the Johnson County Housing Authority and East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Westwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Westwood are the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation and Johnson County Housing Authority.
Westwood Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Westwood Hills are the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation and Johnson County Housing Authority.