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Affordable Housing In Kingman County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kingman County

Cunningham Townhomes

114 Henderson St
Cunningham, Kansas

Heritage West

250 Sunflower Dr
Kingman, Kansas

Kingman Townhomes II

401 W Sunset Dr
Kingman, Kansas

Kingman Townhomes

1131 N Broadway Ave
Kingman, Kansas

Elmwood Villa

1131 N Elm
Kingman, Kansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Kingman County, Kansas

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 162 affordable apartments for rent in Kingman County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Kingman County, Kansas

Kingman County features 138 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 Kingman County, Kansas

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kingman County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kingman County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kingman County landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Kingman County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kingman County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Kingman 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 $465 $556 $714 $1,021 $1,116
Payment Standard Range $419 to $512 $500 to $612 $643 to $785 $919 to $1,123 $1,004 to $1,228

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Kingman County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 162
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 138
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $50,844 ±$4,433
Median Rent $625 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.59% ± 10.52pp
Total Population 7,790

Population and Household Demographics

Kingman County is a county in Kansas with a population of 7,790. There are 3,006 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 26.65% of households in Kingman County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kingman County

The median gross income for households in Kingman County is $50,844 a year, or $4,237 a month. The median rent for the county is $625 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kingman County, a household making less than $2,083 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Kingman County.

Area Median Income In Kingman 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 Kingman County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,300

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 Kingman 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 Kingman County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,650 $17,850 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,050 $29,750 $33,450 $37,150 $40,150 $43,100 $46,100 $49,050
80% of Median $41,650 $47,600 $53,550 $59,450 $64,250 $69,000 $73,750 $78,500

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