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Affordable Housing In Rawlins County

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rawlins County, Kansas

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

Income Based Apartments in Rawlins County, Kansas

Rawlins County 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 Rawlins County, Kansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rawlins County, Kansas

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

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

2021 Rawlins 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
Rawlins County, Kansas Fair Market Rent $543 $545 $718 $893 $974
Rawlins County, Kansas Payment Standard Range $489 to $597 $491 to $600 $646 to $790 $804 to $982 $877 to $1,071

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rawlins County, 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 28.38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.04
Average Household Size 2.07
Median Household Income $41,579 ±$4,775
Median Rent $582 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 16.86% ± 6.87pp
Total Population 2,545

Population and Household Demographics

Rawlins County is a county in Kansas with a population of 2,545. There are 1,212 households in the county with an average household size of 2.07 persons. 28.38% of households in Rawlins County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rawlins County

The median gross income for households in Rawlins County is $41,579 a year, or $3,465 a month. The median rent for the county is $582 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rawlins County, a household making less than $1,940 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 16.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Rawlins County.

Area Median Income In Rawlins 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 Rawlins County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,200

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 Rawlins 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 Rawlins County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rawlins County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rawlins County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,550 $26,900 $30,250 $33,600 $36,300 $39,000 $41,700 $44,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rawlins County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,650 $43,000 $48,400 $53,750 $58,050 $62,350 $66,650 $70,950

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