Low Income Apartments In Kansas City
Wyandotte County, Kansas

Low Income Apartments In Kansas City

Westgate I

7501 Armstrong Ave
Kansas City, KS
$805-938
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Parallel Senior Villas

6246 Parallel Pkwy
Kansas City, KS
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Booth Manor

1331 N 75th Pl
Kansas City, KS
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Crossline Towers

1021 N 7th St
Kansas City, KS
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Mosaic VII

7701 Leavenworth Rd
Kansas City, KS
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Royal Gardens Apartments

3164 N 61st Street
Kansas City, KS
Subsidized

Oakwood Gardens

3305 Wood Ave
Kansas City, KS
Subsidized

Chelsea Plaza

566 Freeman Ct
Kansas City, KS
Subsidized

Silver City Apartments

2208 Birch Dr
Kansas City, KS
Subsidized

Gateway Plaza West

1430 N 4th St
Kansas City, KS
Subsidized

There are 57 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 4,625 affordable apartments for rent in Kansas City, Kansas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 3,380 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 1,022 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Kansas City. There are 1,245 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Kansas City

Housing Authority Programs
Kansas City, Kansas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing; Mainstream Voucher; Public Housing Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kansas City, Kansas

Kansas City, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 57
Total Low Income Apartments 4,625
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 3,380
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Total Population 148,855
Housing Units 54,629
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $38,749 ±$969
Median Rent $779 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.03% ± 2.25pp

Population and Household Demographics

Kansas City is a City in Wyandotte County, Kansas with a population of 148,855. There are 54,629 households in the city with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 42.15% of households in Kansas City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kansas City

The median gross income for households in Kansas City is $38,749 a year, or $3,229 a month. The median rent for the city is $779 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kansas City, a household making less than $2,597 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.03% of households who rent are overburdened in Kansas City.1

Fair Market Rents in Kansas City

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.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$640 $786 $953 $1,286 $1,457