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Affordable Housing In Linn County
Kansas

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Linn County

La Harper Heights Apartments

801 Elm St
La Cygne, Kansas
Income Based
1 BR
Accessible
62+

Pleasanton Pha

1003 Linn St
Pleasanton, Kansas

Parkview Apartments

101 N 2nd
Blue Mound, Kansas
Subsidized

Walnutview Estates

600 W 14th St
Pleasanton, Kansas
Subsidized

Mound City Rrh Inc

500 Walnut
Mound City, Kansas
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Housing Authorities that serve Linn County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Linn County, Kansas

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 123 affordable apartments for rent in Linn County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Linn County, Kansas

Linn County features 92 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 Linn County, Kansas

There are 31 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Linn County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Linn County, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Linn County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $880 and $1,076.

2020 Linn 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 $678 $813 $978 $1,314 $1,490
Payment Standard Range $610 to $746 $732 to $894 $880 to $1,076 $1,183 to $1,445 $1,341 to $1,639

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Linn County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 123
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 92
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.12%
Average Renter Household Size 1.94
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $46,964 ±$2,696
Median Rent $630 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.43% ± 9.67pp
Total Population 9,528

Population and Household Demographics

Linn County is a county in Kansas with a population of 9,528. There are 4,182 households in the county with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 22.12% of households in Linn County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Linn County

The median gross income for households in Linn County is $46,964 a year, or $3,914 a month. The median rent for the county is $630 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Linn County, a household making less than $2,100 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Linn County.

Area Median Income In Linn 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 Linn County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,000

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 Linn 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 Linn County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,100 $20,650 $23,250 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,100 $34,400 $38,700 $43,000 $46,450 $49,900 $53,350 $56,800
80% of Median $48,200 $55,050 $61,950 $68,800 $74,350 $79,850 $85,350 $90,850

Cities In Linn County

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City Served By
Blue Mound The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blue Mound is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
La Cygne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Cygne is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Linn Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Linn Valley is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Mound City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mound City is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Parker The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parker is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Pleasanton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pleasanton are the Pleasanton Housing Authority and Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Prescott The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prescott is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.