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Affordable Housing In Lincoln Center
Lincoln County, Kansas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lincoln Center, Kansas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Lincoln Center, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Lincoln Center, Kansas

Lincoln Center features 0 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 Lincoln Center, Kansas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lincoln Center.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lincoln Center, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lincoln Center landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Lincoln Center.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lincoln Center, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $646 and $790.

2021 Lincoln Center, 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 $543 $570 $718 $893 $1,042
Payment Standard Range $489 to $597 $513 to $627 $646 to $790 $804 to $982 $938 to $1,146

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lincoln Center, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.05%
Average Renter Household Size 1.74
Average Household Size 2.16
Median Household Income $40,650 ±$5,643
Median Rent $418 ±$142
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.57% ± 12.53pp
Total Population 1,312

Population and Household Demographics

Lincoln Center is a city in Lincoln County, Kansas with a population of 1,312. There are 577 households in the city with an average household size of 2.16 persons. 23.05% of households in Lincoln Center are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lincoln Center

The median gross income for households in Lincoln Center is $40,650 a year, or $3,388 a month. The median rent for the city is $418 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lincoln Center, a household making less than $1,393 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Lincoln Center.

Area Median Income In Lincoln Center

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Lincoln Center, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lincoln County.

In Lincoln Center, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,200

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 Lincoln Center

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 Lincoln Center

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,550 $26,900 $30,250 $33,600 $36,300 $39,000 $41,700 $44,400
80% of Median $37,650 $43,000 $48,400 $53,750 $58,050 $62,350 $66,650 $70,950