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Affordable Housing In Pawnee Rock
Barton County, Kansas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pawnee Rock, Kansas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Pawnee Rock, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Pawnee Rock, Kansas

Pawnee Rock features 0 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 Pawnee Rock, Kansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pawnee Rock, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pawnee Rock, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $646 and $790.

2021 Pawnee Rock, 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
Pawnee Rock, Kansas Fair Market Rent $541 $545 $718 $941 $1,017
Pawnee Rock, Kansas Payment Standard Range $487 to $595 $491 to $600 $646 to $790 $847 to $1,035 $915 to $1,119

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pawnee Rock, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.53%
Average Renter Household Size 1.94
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $30,750 ±$12,043
Median Rent $438 ±$97
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 17.65% ± 103.94pp
Total Population 221

Population and Household Demographics

Pawnee Rock is a city in Barton County, Kansas with a population of 221. There are 97 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 17.53% of households in Pawnee Rock are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pawnee Rock

The median gross income for households in Pawnee Rock is $30,750 a year, or $2,563 a month. The median rent for the city is $438 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pawnee Rock, a household making less than $1,460 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 17.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Pawnee Rock.

Area Median Income In Pawnee Rock

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 Pawnee Rock, the AMI is calculated from all households within Barton County.

In Pawnee Rock, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,100

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 Pawnee Rock

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 Pawnee Rock

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pawnee Rock AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pawnee Rock AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,150 $26,450 $29,750 $33,050 $35,700 $38,350 $41,000 $43,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pawnee Rock AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,050 $42,350 $47,650 $52,900 $57,150 $61,400 $65,600 $69,850