; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Osborne, KS

Solomon Valley Apartments

200 E Vermont St
Osborne, Kansas
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Osborne that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 40 low-income homes in Osborne where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Osborne, Kansas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Osborne, Kansas

Osborne features 40 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 Osborne, Kansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Osborne, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Osborne, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $709 and $867.

2023 Osborne, 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
Osborne, Kansas Fair Market Rent $584 $611 $788 $959 $1,117
Osborne, Kansas Payment Standard Range $526 to $642 $550 to $672 $709 to $867 $863 to $1,055 $1,005 to $1,229

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Osborne, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 40
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.83%
Average Renter Household Size 1.83
Average Household Size 2.10
Median Household Income $36,908 ±$3,921
Median Rent $437 ±$125
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.07% ± 16.43pp
Total Population 1,463

Population and Household Demographics

Osborne is a city in Osborne County, Kansas with a population of 1,463. There are 666 households in the city with an average household size of 2.10 persons. 25.83% of households in Osborne are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Osborne

The median gross income for households in Osborne is $36,908 a year, or $3,076 a month. The median rent for the city is $437 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Osborne, a household making less than $1,457 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Osborne.

Area Median Income In Osborne

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Osborne, the AMI is calculated from all households within Osborne County.

In Osborne, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,800

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 Osborne

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 Osborne

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Osborne AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,800 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Osborne AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,000 $32,000 $36,000 $39,950 $43,150 $46,350 $49,550 $52,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Osborne AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,750 $51,150 $57,550 $63,900 $69,050 $74,150 $79,250 $84,350