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Affordable Housing In Meade
Meade County, Kansas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Meade

Meade County Apartments I

Green And Webb Oak And Crestv
Meade, Kansas

Wheatland Estates

315 S Webb St
Meade, Kansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Meade, Kansas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 60 affordable apartments for rent in Meade, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Meade, Kansas

Meade features 48 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 Meade, Kansas

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Meade.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Meade, Kansas

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

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

2020 Meade, 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 $548 $714 $964 $967
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $493 to $603 $643 to $785 $868 to $1,060 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Meade, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 60
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $52,284 ±$5,220
Median Rent $612 ±$83
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.35% ± 18.28pp
Total Population 1,702

Population and Household Demographics

Meade is a city in Meade County, Kansas with a population of 1,702. There are 635 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 24.25% of households in Meade are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Meade

The median gross income for households in Meade is $52,284 a year, or $4,357 a month. The median rent for the city is $612 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Meade, a household making less than $2,040 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Meade.

Area Median Income In Meade

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 Meade, the AMI is calculated from all households within Meade County.

In Meade, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,200

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 Meade

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 Meade

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,700
50% of Median $23,200 $26,500 $29,800 $33,100 $35,750 $38,400 $41,050 $43,700
80% of Median $37,100 $42,400 $47,700 $52,950 $57,200 $61,450 $65,700 $69,900