Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Olathe, KS

Discover affordable housing in Olathe where there are 22+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Olathe Towers

1452 E. College Way, Olathe, Kansas 66062

bed 1-2

College Way Village

1429 E College Way, Olathe, Kansas 66062

bed Studio-1

Good Samaritan Towers

1425 E College Way, Olathe, Kansas 66062

Oak Ridge Park Apartments I & II

18325 W 152nd Ter, Olathe, Kansas 66062

Park North Coop I and II

901 N Iowa St, Olathe, Kansas 66061

Ridgeview Village

11830 S Sunset Dr, Olathe, Kansas 66061

Ridgeview Village II

11860 S Sunset Dr, Olathe, Kansas 66061

Park Seven Apartments

1140 W Loula St, Olathe, Kansas 66061

Lakemary Center Homes

675 N Somerset Ter, Olathe, Kansas 66062

Torries Chase

16615 W 139th St, Olathe, Kansas 66062

Gardens at Creekside

16110 W 133rd St, Olathe, Kansas 66062

Fieldstone Apartments

15532 W 133rd St, Olathe, Kansas 66062

Summer Meadows Clarion Park

16700 W 127th St, Olathe, Kansas 66062

Blackbob Court Townhomes III

12500 S Constance St, Olathe, Kansas 66062

Poplar Court

519 E Poplar Street, Olathe, Kansas 66061

Indian Meadows

12230 S Strang Line Ct, Olathe, Kansas 66062

Blackbob Apartments II

125th And Blackbob Rd, Olathe, Kansas 66062

Covington Pointe I

1550 E 125th St, Olathe, Kansas 66061

Fieldstone or Bluffs of Olathe

15528 W 133rd St, Olathe, Kansas 66062

Covington Pointe II

1314 N Ridge Pkwy, Olathe, Kansas 66061

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Olathe, Kansas

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Olathe, Kansas
$16.58 (+229%) more than Kansas minimum wage and $16.58 (+229%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Olathe, Kansas?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency programs for Olathe, Kansas.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Olathe, Kansas.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Olathe, Kansas.

Go to the Kansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Olathe.

How many renters live in Olathe, Kansas?

The City of Olathe has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 19.46 percent of the population living in Olathe.

What is the rental market like in Olathe, Kansas?

There are an estimated housing units in the Olathe area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Olathe, Kansas, there are 1.18 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Olathe?

The rental vacancy rate in Olathe is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Olathe for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Olathe
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
694 3,280 5,490 3,093 823
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Olathe

A large number of apartments in Olathe have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Olathe

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $985 to $1,931. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $985
One BR $1,098
Two BR $1,258
Three BR $1,645
Four BR $1,931
2024 Fair Market Rents in Olathe, Kansas

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Olathe?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 283 41 percent
One BR 1,738 53 percent
Two BR 2,874 52 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Olathe, Kansas

How many affordable rental units are in Olathe?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Olathe, Kansas including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Olathe, Kansas

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Olathe, Kansas

Olathe features 763 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 Olathe, Kansas

There are 1,174 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Olathe.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Olathe, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Olathe landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Olathe.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Olathe, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,132 and $1,384.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.