Affordable Housing In Phillips County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Phillips County

Harvest Woods

1205 Cable Rd
Phillipsburg, KS

North Side Apartments

960 7th St
Phillipsburg, KS
HCV Welcome

Roberts Place

307 W Main St
Logan, KS

Chdo - Nwks Housing - Northside Apartments

700 D St
Phillipsburg, KS
HCV Welcome

Westview Homes

302 W F St
Phillipsburg, KS

City Park Manor

555 Southern Ave
Agra, KS
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Other Housing Authorities located in Phillips County

Housing Authority Programs
Phillipsburg Housing Authority Public Housing
Agra Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Phillips County, Kansas

According to federal housing data and research, there are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 102 affordable apartments for rent in Phillips County, Kansas. Phillips County features 80 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 22 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Phillips County.

Phillips County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 102
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 80
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.03%
Average Renter Household Size 2.11
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $44,170 ±$1,425
Median Rent $510 ±$40
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.8% ± 7.69pp
Total Population 5,501

Population and Household Demographics

Phillips County is a County in Kansas with a population of 5,501. There are 2,349 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 23.03% of households in Phillips County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Phillips County

The median gross income for households in Phillips County is $44,170 a year, or $3,681 a month. The median rent for the county is $510 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Phillips County, a household making less than $1,700 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.8% of households who rent are overburdened in Phillips County.1

Area Median Income In Phillips 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 Phillips County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,800

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 Phillips 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 Phillips County HUD Rental Assistance in Phillips County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,200 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $38,950 $41,450
50% of Median $22,000 $25,150 $28,300 $31,400 $33,950 $36,450 $38,950 $41,450
80% of Median $35,200 $40,200 $45,250 $50,250 $54,300 $58,300 $62,350 $66,350
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Phillips County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 2003 to 2006, 2 low income apartment communities containing 22 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Phillips County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Phillips County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $22,000 $25,150 $28,300 $31,400 $33,950 $36,450 $38,950 $41,450
60% of Median $26,400 $30,180 $33,960 $37,680 $40,740 $43,740 $46,740 $49,740

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Phillips County is $33,960 a year, or $2,830 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,830 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $849 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $550 $589 $708 $817 $911 $1,005
60% $660 $707 $849 $980 $1,094 $1,206
Fair Market Rents in Phillips County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$524 $627 $714 $940 $967

Cities In Phillips County

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City Listings Served By
Phillipsburg 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Phillipsburg is the Phillipsburg Housing Authority.
Logan 1
Kirwin 0
Agra 1
Glade 0
Long Island 0
Prairie View 0
Speed 0