Affordable Housing In Marion County

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marion County

Indian Guide Terrace

501 N Vine St
Peabody, KS

Vintage Apartments at Hillsboro

301 N ASH
Hillsboro, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Tampa Townhomes

313 Lincoln
Tampa, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Sunrise Townhomes

101 N Eisenhower Dr
Marion, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Hilltop Manor

1501 E Lawrence St
Marion, KS

Marion September Housing

1500 E Main St
Marion, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Carriage Manor

801 Barker St
Florence, KS

Grand Oaks

506 W Grand Ave
Hillsboro, KS

Marion September Housing II

1502 E Main St
Marion, KS

Oakwood Manor

401 N Ash St
Hillsboro, KS
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Other Housing Authorities located in Marion County

Housing Authority Programs
Marion Housing Authority Public Housing
Florence Housing Authority Public Housing
Hillsboro Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Marion County, Kansas

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 192 affordable apartments for rent in Marion County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Marion County, Kansas

Marion County features 140 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 Marion County, Kansas

There are 52 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marion County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marion County, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marion County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Marion 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 $524 $542 $714 $890 $967
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Marion County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 192
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 140
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $45,927 ±$2,132
Median Rent $561 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.69% ± 6.26pp
Total Population 12,290

Population and Household Demographics

Marion County is a County in Kansas with a population of 12,290. There are 4,808 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 20.61% of households in Marion County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marion County

The median gross income for households in Marion County is $45,927 a year, or $3,827 a month. The median rent for the county is $561 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marion County, a household making less than $1,870 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Marion County.1

Area Median Income In Marion 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 Marion County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,100

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 Marion 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 Marion County HUD Rental Assistance in Marion County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,900 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,150 $26,450 $29,750 $33,050 $35,700 $38,350 $41,000 $43,650
80% of Median $37,050 $42,350 $47,650 $52,900 $57,150 $61,400 $65,600 $69,850

Cities In Marion County

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City Listings Served By
Hillsboro 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hillsboro is the Hillsboro Housing Authority.
Marion 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marion is the Marion Housing Authority.
Peabody 1
Tampa 1
Goessel 0
Burns 0
Durham 0
Florence 1
Lehigh 0
Lincolnville 0
Lost Springs 0
Ramona 0