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Affordable Housing In Miami County
Kansas

17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Miami County

Sunrise II

308 N East St
Paola, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sundance II

1010 Industrial Park Drive
Paola, Kansas
Accepts Vouchers

Lakemary Center

4 Sunrise Cir
Paola, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lom Vista Estates

900 Melody Ln
Osawatomie, Kansas
Subsidized

Applewood Apartments

507 Baptiste Drive
Paola, Kansas
Subsidized

Chestnut Manor

1135 Chestnut St
Osawatomie, Kansas
Subsidized

Paola Senior

900 N. Hospital Drive
Paola, Kansas
Accepts Vouchers

Osawatomie Court Apartments

405 Carr Ave
Osawatomie, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Rockville Place

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

Paola Sundance Apartments

202 Sundance Dr
Paola, Kansas
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Miami County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Miami County, Kansas

There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 626 affordable apartments for rent in Miami County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Miami County, Kansas

Miami County features 379 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 Miami County, Kansas

There are 247 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Miami County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Miami County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Miami County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Miami County.

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

2020 Miami 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 $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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Miami County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 626
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 379
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.63%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $60,966 ±$4,034
Median Rent $776 ±$76
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.68% ± 8.3pp
Total Population 32,688

Population and Household Demographics

Miami County is a county in Kansas with a population of 32,688. There are 12,560 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 22.63% of households in Miami County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Miami County

The median gross income for households in Miami County is $60,966 a year, or $5,081 a month. The median rent for the county is $776 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Miami County, a household making less than $2,587 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Miami County.

Area Median Income In Miami 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 Miami County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,000

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 Miami 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 Miami County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,100 $20,650 $23,250 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,100 $34,400 $38,700 $43,000 $46,450 $49,900 $53,350 $56,800
80% of Median $48,200 $55,050 $61,950 $68,800 $74,350 $79,850 $85,350 $90,850

Cities In Miami County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Bucyrus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bucyrus is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Fontana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fontana is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Hillsdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hillsdale is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Louisburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Louisburg is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Osawatomie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Osawatomie is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Paola The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Paola are the Paola Housing Authority and East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.