Affordable Housing In Republic County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Republic County

The Historic Buffalo Apartments

Belleville, KS
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Grandview Apartments

1815 24th St
Belleville, KS

Eastview Terrace

2001 21st St
Belleville, KS
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Other Housing Authorities located in Republic County

Housing Authority Programs
Belleville Housing Authority Public Housing

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. Republic County features 48 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 56 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Republic County.

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.1

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 $61,300

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 Republic County 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 $12,950 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $38,150 $40,600
50% of Median $21,550 $24,600 $27,700 $30,750 $33,250 $35,700 $38,150 $40,600
80% of Median $34,450 $39,400 $44,300 $49,200 $53,150 $57,100 $61,050 $64,950
Fair Market Rents in Republic County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$524 $627 $714 $1,020 $1,024

Cities In Republic County

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City Listings Served By
Belleville 3
Courtland 0
Republic 0
Agenda 0
Cuba 0
Munden 0
Narka 0
Scandia 0