Affordable Housing In Meade County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Meade County

Meade County Apartments I

Green And Webb Oak And Crestv
Meade, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Parkview Village

5th & Park St
Fowler, KS

Wheatland Estates

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

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 72 affordable apartments for rent in Meade County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Meade County, Kansas

Meade County features 60 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 County, Kansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Meade County, Kansas

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

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

2020 Meade 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 $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 County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 72
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 60
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $52,250 ±$1,857
Median Rent $655 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.09% ± 8.68pp
Total Population 4,383

Population and Household Demographics

Meade County is a County in Kansas with a population of 4,383. There are 1,694 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 28.98% of households in Meade County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Meade County

The median gross income for households in Meade County is $52,250 a year, or $4,354 a month. The median rent for the county is $655 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Meade County, a household making less than $2,183 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Meade County.1

Area Median Income In Meade 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 Meade County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,100

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 Meade 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 Meade County HUD Rental Assistance in Meade County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,700 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,000
50% of Median $22,800 $26,050 $29,300 $32,550 $35,200 $37,800 $40,400 $43,000
80% of Median $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800

Cities In Meade County

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Meade 2
Plains 0
Fowler 1