Affordable Housing In Linn County
5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Linn County
Housing Authorities that serve Linn County
|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 $919 and $1,123.
2021 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|
|Linn County, Kansas Fair Market Rent||$731||$857||$1,021||$1,364||$1,552|
|Linn 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.
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|
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 $86,600
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 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
|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 Linn 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 Linn 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 Linn County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Linn County
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|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.|