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Affordable Housing In Republic County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Republic County

The Historic Buffalo Apartments

Belleville, Kansas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Grandview Apartments

1815 24th St
Belleville, Kansas

Eastview Terrace

2001 21st St
Belleville, Kansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Republic County, Kansas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 104 affordable apartments for rent in Republic County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Republic County, Kansas

Republic County features 48 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 Republic County, Kansas

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Republic County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Republic County, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Republic County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Republic 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 $524 $627 $714 $1,020 $1,024
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $564 to $690 $643 to $785 $918 to $1,122 $922 to $1,126

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Republic County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 104
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.01
Average Household Size 2.07
Median Household Income $40,449 ±$1,850
Median Rent $474 ±$77
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.98% ± 6.96pp
Total Population 4,806

Population and Household Demographics

Republic County is a county in Kansas with a population of 4,806. There are 2,275 households in the county with an average household size of 2.07 persons. 21.54% of households in Republic County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Republic County

The median gross income for households in Republic County is $40,449 a year, or $3,371 a month. The median rent for the county is $474 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Republic County, a household making less than $1,580 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Republic County.

Area Median Income In Republic 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 Republic County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,900

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 Republic 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 Republic County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,650 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,850
50% of Median $22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,450 $35,050 $37,650 $40,250 $42,850
80% of Median $36,350 $41,550 $46,750 $51,900 $56,100 $60,250 $64,400 $68,550

Cities In Republic County

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