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Affordable Housing In Morris County
Kansas

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Morris County

Neosho Plaza

24 N Neosho St
Council Grove, Kansas
Subsidized

Burr Oak Townhomes

128 W Main St
Council Grove, Kansas
Accepts Vouchers

Valley Village

28 W Valley Street
Council Grove, Kansas

Stoney Hill Apt

20 N Belfry
Council Grove, Kansas

White City Hsg Auth

315 W Mackenzie St
White City, Kansas
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Housing Authorities that serve Morris County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Morris County, Kansas

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 101 affordable apartments for rent in Morris County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Morris County, Kansas

Morris County features 89 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 Morris County, Kansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Morris County, Kansas

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

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

2020 Morris 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 $912 $967
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $821 to $1,003 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Morris County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 101
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 89
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.13
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $47,089 ±$2,822
Median Rent $619 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.18% ± 9.4pp
Total Population 5,750

Population and Household Demographics

Morris County is a county in Kansas with a population of 5,750. There are 2,406 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 23.28% of households in Morris County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Morris County

The median gross income for households in Morris County is $47,089 a year, or $3,924 a month. The median rent for the county is $619 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Morris County, a household making less than $2,063 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Morris County.

Area Median Income In Morris 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 Morris County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,100

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 Morris 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 Morris County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,500 $26,850 $30,200 $33,550 $36,250 $38,950 $41,650 $44,300
80% of Median $37,600 $43,000 $48,350 $53,700 $58,000 $62,300 $66,600 $70,900

Cities In Morris County

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City Served By
Council Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Council Grove is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Dunlap The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dunlap is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Dwight The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dwight is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Latimer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Latimer is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Parkerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parkerville is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
White City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White City is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Wilsey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilsey is the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.