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Affordable Housing In Junction City
Geary County, Kansas

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Junction City

Bicentennial Manor

1010 W. Eighth
Junction City, Kansas

Hickory Hills

2610 Strauss Boulevard
Junction City, Kansas

Green Park Apartments

1435 N Calhoun St
Junction City, Kansas

Coronado Park Residences

621 S Jefferson Street
Junction City, Kansas
Market Rate

Coronado Heights Residences

906 Westridge Dr
Junction City, Kansas

Washington Court

1621 N Jefferson St
Junction City, Kansas

Bartell Place Senior

614 N Washington St
Junction City, Kansas
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Housing Authorities that serve Junction City

Housing Authority Programs
Junction City Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Junction City, Kansas

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 436 affordable apartments for rent in Junction City, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Junction City, Kansas

Junction City features 192 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 Junction City, Kansas

There are 244 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Junction City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Junction City, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Junction City, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

2021 Junction City, 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
Junction City, Kansas Fair Market Rent $683 $687 $906 $1,297 $1,569
Junction City, Kansas Payment Standard Range $615 to $751 $618 to $756 $815 to $997 $1,167 to $1,427 $1,412 to $1,726

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Junction City, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 436
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 192
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.92%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $44,203 ±$1,923
Median Rent $961 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.3% ± 6.03pp
Total Population 24,823

Population and Household Demographics

Junction City is a city in Geary County, Kansas with a population of 24,823. There are 9,058 households in the city with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 53.92% of households in Junction City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Junction City

The median gross income for households in Junction City is $44,203 a year, or $3,684 a month. The median rent for the city is $961 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Junction City, a household making less than $3,203 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Junction City.

Area Median Income In Junction City

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 Junction City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Geary County.

In Junction City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,600

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 Junction City

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 Junction City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Junction City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,600 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Junction City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,650 $25,850 $29,100 $32,300 $34,900 $37,500 $40,100 $42,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Junction City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,200 $41,400 $46,550 $51,700 $55,850 $60,000 $64,150 $68,250