Affordable Housing In Leavenworth County
20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Leavenworth County
Housing Authorities that serve Leavenworth County
|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|
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
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|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.
|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.
|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.
Cities In Leavenworth County
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|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.|