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Affordable Housing In Pratt County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pratt County

Hillside Terrace

414 Watson St Apt A
Pratt, Kansas
Call For Rent
1 BR

Parrish Lofts

120 W, 4th St. and 6th and Fincham
Pratt, Kansas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Eastern Townhomes

1500 E 6th St
Pratt, Kansas

Walnut Grove Apt

820 Walnut
Pratt, Kansas

Pinewood Place

414 S Howard
Pratt, Kansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Pratt County, Kansas

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 149 affordable apartments for rent in Pratt County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Pratt County, Kansas

Pratt County features 102 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 Pratt County, Kansas

There are 47 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pratt County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pratt County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pratt County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pratt County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pratt County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $680 and $832.

2020 Pratt County, 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 $554 $587 $756 $942 $1,327
Payment Standard Range $499 to $609 $528 to $646 $680 to $832 $848 to $1,036 $1,194 to $1,460

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pratt County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 149
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 102
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.14%
Average Renter Household Size 2.04
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $49,550 ±$4,480
Median Rent $638 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.49% ± 8.25pp
Total Population 9,739

Population and Household Demographics

Pratt County is a county in Kansas with a population of 9,739. There are 3,902 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 31.14% of households in Pratt County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pratt County

The median gross income for households in Pratt County is $49,550 a year, or $4,129 a month. The median rent for the county is $638 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pratt County, a household making less than $2,127 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Pratt County.

Area Median Income In Pratt 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 Pratt County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,500

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 Pratt 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Pratt County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,850 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,700 $28,200 $31,750 $35,250 $38,100 $40,900 $43,750 $46,550
80% of Median $39,500 $45,150 $50,800 $56,400 $60,950 $65,450 $69,950 $74,450

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