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Affordable Housing In Leavenworth County
Kansas

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Leavenworth County

Legacy Senior Apartments

2429 N 155th St.
Basehor, Kansas
$871
2 BR

Santa Fe Trail Apartments

308 Dakota St
Leavenworth, Kansas
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Shawnee Plaza Residences

101 S 4th Street
Leavenworth, Kansas

Hillcrest Manor

3414 Hughes Rd
Leavenworth, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Santa Fe Trail Apartments

308 Dakota St
Leavenworth, Kansas
Subsidized

Sundance Tonganoxie

2095 E. Willoow bend Drive
Tonganoxie, Kansas

The Knoll

1124 Shawnee St
Leavenworth, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Woodland Village

2940 Ralph Bunch Dr
Leavenworth, Kansas
Subsidized

State Street Lofts

2622 State St
Leavenworth, Kansas

Lansing Heights

329 W Mary St
Lansing, Kansas

Housing Authorities that serve Leavenworth County

Housing Authority Programs
Leavenworth Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Leavenworth County, Kansas

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,038 affordable apartments for rent in Leavenworth County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Leavenworth County, Kansas

Leavenworth County features 490 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 Leavenworth County, Kansas

There are 548 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Leavenworth County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Leavenworth County, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Leavenworth County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $919 and $1,123.

2021 Leavenworth 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
Leavenworth County, Kansas Fair Market Rent $731 $857 $1,021 $1,364 $1,552
Leavenworth County, Kansas Payment Standard Range $658 to $804 $771 to $943 $919 to $1,123 $1,228 to $1,500 $1,397 to $1,707

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Leavenworth County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 1,038
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 490
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.56%
Average Renter Household Size 2.72
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $63,726 ±$2,055
Median Rent $883 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.99% ± 3.58pp
Total Population 78,227

Population and Household Demographics

Leavenworth County is a county in Kansas with a population of 78,227. There are 26,747 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 33.56% of households in Leavenworth County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Leavenworth County

The median gross income for households in Leavenworth County is $63,726 a year, or $5,311 a month. The median rent for the county is $883 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Leavenworth County, a household making less than $2,943 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Leavenworth County.

Area Median Income In Leavenworth 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 Leavenworth County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,600

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 Leavenworth 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 Leavenworth County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Leavenworth County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,200 $20,800 $23,400 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Leavenworth County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,350 $34,650 $39,000 $43,300 $46,800 $50,250 $53,700 $57,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Leavenworth County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,550 $55,450 $62,400 $69,300 $74,850 $80,400 $85,950 $91,500

Cities In Leavenworth County

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City Served By
Basehor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Basehor is the Leavenworth Housing Authority.
Easton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Easton is the Leavenworth Housing Authority.
Lansing The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lansing is the Leavenworth Housing Authority.
Leavenworth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leavenworth is the Leavenworth Housing Authority.
Linwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Linwood is the Leavenworth Housing Authority.
Tonganoxie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tonganoxie is the Leavenworth Housing Authority.