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Affordable Housing In Louisburg
Miami County, Kansas

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Louisburg

Rockville Place

SE 4th St. and Rockville Road
Louisburg, Kansas
Accepts Vouchers

Wea Creek Apartments Louisburg

888 Autumn Pl
Louisburg, Kansas
Accepts Vouchers

Cedar Run

10 N 14th St
Louisburg, Kansas
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Housing Authorities that serve Louisburg

Housing Authority Programs
East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Louisburg, Kansas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 101 affordable apartments for rent in Louisburg, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Louisburg, Kansas

Louisburg features 20 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 Louisburg, Kansas

There are 81 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Louisburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Louisburg, Kansas

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

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

2020 Louisburg, 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 research.

Louisburg, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 101
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 20
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.46%
Average Renter Household Size 1.90
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $51,078 ±$8,180
Median Rent $938 ±$176
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.73% ± 14.67pp
Total Population 4,294

Population and Household Demographics

Louisburg is a City in Miami County, Kansas with a population of 4,294. There are 1,776 households in the city with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 34.46% of households in Louisburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Louisburg

The median gross income for households in Louisburg is $51,078 a year, or $4,257 a month. The median rent for the city is $938 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Louisburg, a household making less than $3,127 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Louisburg.1

Area Median Income In Louisburg

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 Louisburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Miami County.

In Louisburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,700

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 Louisburg

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 Louisburg

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,400 $19,850 $22,350 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,950 $33,100 $37,250 $41,350 $44,700 $48,000 $51,300 $54,600
80% of Median $46,350 $52,950 $59,550 $66,150 $71,450 $76,750 $82,050 $87,350