Affordable Housing In Labette County
Kansas

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Labette County

Parsonian Apartments

1725 Broadway Parsons
Parsons, Kansas
$350-560
1-2 BR

SavannahPark of Parsons Apartments

224 Reinhart Drive
Parsons, Kansas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Mendota Creek Apartments

1500 S 25th St
Parsons, Kansas

Mound Valley Housing

110 W 3rd St
Mound Valley, Kansas
Subsidized

Plaza Place

2000 Katy Dr
Parsons, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Prairie Meadows Apartments

900 Alice Ave
Parsons, Kansas
Subsidized

Kensington Court Apartments

201 McKnight Dr
Parsons, Kansas

Eastside Townhomes

217 Iowa St
Oswego, Kansas

Rainbow End

906 S 13th St
Parsons, Kansas

Class I Homes

301 S 25th St
Parsons, Kansas

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Labette County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Labette County, Kansas

Housing Authority Programs
Southeast Kansas Community Action Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Labette County, Kansas

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 820 affordable apartments for rent in Labette County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Labette County, Kansas

Labette County features 414 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 Labette County, Kansas

There are 306 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Labette County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Labette County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Labette County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Labette County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Labette County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $668 and $816.

2022 Labette 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
Labette County, Kansas Fair Market Rent $493 $564 $742 $994 $1,023
Labette County, Kansas Payment Standard Range $444 to $542 $508 to $620 $668 to $816 $895 to $1,093 $921 to $1,125

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Labette County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 820
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 414
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $41,439 ±$2,132
Median Rent $559 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.64% ± 7.38pp
Total Population 21,048

Population and Household Demographics

Labette County is a county in Kansas with a population of 21,048. There are 8,413 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 30.67% of households in Labette County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Labette County

The median gross income for households in Labette County is $41,439 a year, or $3,453 a month. The median rent for the county is $559 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Labette County, a household making less than $1,863 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.64% of households who rent are overburdened in Labette County.

Area Median Income In Labette 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 Labette County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,600

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 Labette 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 Labette County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Labette County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,700 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $43,000
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Labette County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,800 $26,050 $29,300 $32,550 $35,200 $37,800 $40,400 $43,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Labette County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800

Cities In Labette County

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City Served By
Altamont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Altamont is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Bartlett The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bartlett is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Chetopa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chetopa is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Edna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edna is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Labette The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Labette is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Mound Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mound Valley is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Oswego The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oswego is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Parsons The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Parsons are the Parsons Housing Authority and Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.