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Affordable Housing In Pleasanton
Linn County, Kansas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pleasanton

Pleasanton Pha

1003 Linn St
Pleasanton, Kansas

Walnutview Estates

600 W 14th St
Pleasanton, Kansas
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Housing Authorities that serve Pleasanton

Housing Authority Programs
Pleasanton Housing Authority Public Housing
Southeast Kansas Community Action Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pleasanton, Kansas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 72 affordable apartments for rent in Pleasanton, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Pleasanton, Kansas

Pleasanton features 72 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 Pleasanton, Kansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pleasanton, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pleasanton, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $880 and $1,076.

2020 Pleasanton, 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 $678 $813 $978 $1,314 $1,490
Payment Standard Range $610 to $746 $732 to $894 $880 to $1,076 $1,183 to $1,445 $1,341 to $1,639

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pleasanton, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 72
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 72
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.41%
Average Renter Household Size 1.53
Average Household Size 1.98
Median Household Income $29,107 ±$7,238
Median Rent $506 ±$206
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.92% ± 18.8pp
Total Population 1,206

Population and Household Demographics

Pleasanton is a city in Linn County, Kansas with a population of 1,206. There are 609 households in the city with an average household size of 1.98 persons. 39.41% of households in Pleasanton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pleasanton

The median gross income for households in Pleasanton is $29,107 a year, or $2,426 a month. The median rent for the city is $506 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pleasanton, a household making less than $1,687 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Pleasanton.

Area Median Income In Pleasanton

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 Pleasanton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Linn County.

In Pleasanton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,000

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 Pleasanton

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 Pleasanton

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,100 $20,650 $23,250 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,100 $34,400 $38,700 $43,000 $46,450 $49,900 $53,350 $56,800
80% of Median $48,200 $55,050 $61,950 $68,800 $74,350 $79,850 $85,350 $90,850