Affordable Housing In Reno County
26 Low Income Apartment Communities In Reno County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Reno County, Kansas
There are 26 low income housing apartment communities offering 989 affordable apartments for rent in Reno County, Kansas.
Income Based Apartments in Reno County, Kansas
Reno County features 587 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 Reno County, Kansas
There are 402 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Reno County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Reno County, Kansas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Reno County landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Reno County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Reno County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $784 and $958.
2023 Reno 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|
|Reno County, Kansas Fair Market Rent||$582||$662||$871||$1,060||$1,170|
|Reno County, Kansas Payment Standard Range||$524 to $640||$596 to $728||$784 to $958||$954 to $1,166||$1,053 to $1,287|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Reno County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||26|
|Total Low Income Apartments||989|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||587|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||32.84%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.25|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Median Household Income||$45,288 ±$1,549|
|Median Rent||$666 ±$18|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||37.54% ± 3.82pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Reno County is a county in Kansas with a population of 64,058. There are 25,097 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 32.84% of households in Reno County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Reno County
The median gross income for households in Reno County is $45,288 a year, or $3,774 a month. The median rent for the county is $666 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Reno County, a household making less than $2,220 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Reno County.
Area Median Income In Reno 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 Reno County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,800
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 Reno 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 Reno County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Reno County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Reno County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Reno County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Reno County
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|Hutchinson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hutchinson is the Hutchinson Housing Authority.|
|South Hutchinson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Hutchinson is the South Hutchinson Housing Authority.|