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Affordable Housing In McPherson County

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In McPherson County

Northgate Manor

1442 Garden Ln
Mcpherson, Kansas

Hickory Heights Apartments

225 S Hickory St
Mcpherson, Kansas

Edinburgh Manor

120 Oak Park Dr Apt 12
Mcpherson, Kansas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mound View Residences

NW Koehn Ave. and Spruce Ave.
Moundridge, Kansas

Northridge Crossing

507 E Northview Avenue
Mcpherson, Kansas

Eastview Villa

208 N Walnut St
Inman, Kansas

Northview Village

1600 N Grimes St
Mcpherson, Kansas

Chestnut Place

1008 S. Chestnut
Mcpherson, Kansas

Chapel Ridge of Mcpherson

1717 N Main St
Mcpherson, Kansas

River Villas of Marquette River View Villa

207 S Washington St
Marquette, Kansas

Guide To Affordable Housing in McPherson County, Kansas

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 559 affordable apartments for rent in McPherson County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in McPherson County, Kansas

McPherson County features 267 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 McPherson County, Kansas

There are 292 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in McPherson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in McPherson County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay McPherson County landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in McPherson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in McPherson County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $700 and $856.

2020 McPherson 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 $571 $591 $778 $998 $1,108
Payment Standard Range $514 to $628 $532 to $650 $700 to $856 $898 to $1,098 $997 to $1,219

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

McPherson County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 559
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 267
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.02%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $56,128 ±$2,402
Median Rent $641 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.44% ± 5.43pp
Total Population 29,252

Population and Household Demographics

McPherson County is a county in Kansas with a population of 29,252. There are 11,791 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 24.02% of households in McPherson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in McPherson County

The median gross income for households in McPherson County is $56,128 a year, or $4,677 a month. The median rent for the county is $641 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In McPherson County, a household making less than $2,137 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.44% of households who rent are overburdened in McPherson County.

Area Median Income In McPherson 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 McPherson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,900

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 McPherson 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 McPherson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,500 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,550 $29,200 $32,850 $36,450 $39,400 $42,300 $45,200 $48,150
80% of Median $40,850 $46,650 $52,500 $58,300 $63,000 $67,650 $72,300 $77,000

Cities In McPherson County

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City Served By
Lindsborg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lindsborg is the Lindsborg Housing Authority.