Affordable Housing In Labette County
19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Labette County
Housing Authorities that serve Labette County
|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 $643 and $785.
2020 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$465||$542||$714||$957||$1,067|
|Payment Standard Range||$419 to $512||$488 to $596||$643 to $785||$861 to $1,053||$960 to $1,174|
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|
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 $59,100
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
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$13,600||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$42,650|
|50% of Median||$22,650||$25,850||$29,100||$32,300||$34,900||$37,500||$40,100||$42,650|
|80% of Median||$36,200||$41,400||$46,550||$51,700||$55,850||$60,000||$64,150||$68,250|
Cities In Labette County
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|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.|