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Affordable Housing In Nemaha County
Kansas

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Nemaha County

Nemaha Co Ind Living

12 S 11th St
Seneca, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Terrace Heights

403 Edward St
Seneca, Kansas

Peppertree Apt

412 Community Drive
Seneca, Kansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Nemaha County, Kansas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 95 affordable apartments for rent in Nemaha County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Nemaha County, Kansas

Nemaha County features 95 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 Nemaha County, Kansas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Nemaha County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nemaha County, Kansas

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

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

2020 Nemaha 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 $465 $582 $714 $1,012 $1,147
Payment Standard Range $419 to $512 $524 to $640 $643 to $785 $911 to $1,113 $1,032 to $1,262

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Nemaha County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 95
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 95
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.24%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $48,653 ±$3,154
Median Rent $532 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.1% ± 7.56pp
Total Population 10,159

Population and Household Demographics

Nemaha County is a county in Kansas with a population of 10,159. There are 4,239 households in the county with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 23.24% of households in Nemaha County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nemaha County

The median gross income for households in Nemaha County is $48,653 a year, or $4,054 a month. The median rent for the county is $532 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nemaha County, a household making less than $1,773 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Nemaha County.

Area Median Income In Nemaha 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 Nemaha County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,300

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 Nemaha 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 Nemaha County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,250 $18,600 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,100 $30,950 $34,800 $38,650 $41,750 $44,850 $47,950 $51,050
80% of Median $43,300 $49,500 $55,700 $61,850 $66,800 $71,750 $76,700 $81,650

Cities In Nemaha County

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City Served By
Baileyville
Bern
Centralia
Corning
Goff
Oneida
Seneca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seneca is the Seneca Housing Authority.
Wetmore