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Affordable Housing In Roeland Park
Johnson County, Kansas

Housing Authorities that serve Roeland Park

Housing Authority Programs
East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Johnson County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Roeland Park, Kansas

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

Income Based Apartments in Roeland Park, Kansas

Roeland Park 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 Roeland Park, Kansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Roeland Park, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Roeland Park landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Roeland Park.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Roeland Park, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $880 and $1,076.

2020 Roeland Park, 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 $678 $813 $978 $1,314 $1,490
Payment Standard Range $610 to $746 $732 to $894 $880 to $1,076 $1,183 to $1,445 $1,341 to $1,639

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Roeland Park, 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 29.04%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.22
Median Household Income $64,600 ±$5,156
Median Rent $992 ±$108
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.56% ± 13.85pp
Total Population 6,819

Population and Household Demographics

Roeland Park is a city in Johnson County, Kansas with a population of 6,819. There are 3,068 households in the city with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 29.04% of households in Roeland Park are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Roeland Park

The median gross income for households in Roeland Park is $64,600 a year, or $5,383 a month. The median rent for the city is $992 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Roeland Park, a household making less than $3,307 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Roeland Park.

Area Median Income In Roeland Park

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Roeland Park, the AMI is calculated from all households within Johnson County.

In Roeland Park, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,000

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 Roeland Park

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 Roeland Park

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,100 $20,650 $23,250 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,100 $34,400 $38,700 $43,000 $46,450 $49,900 $53,350 $56,800
80% of Median $48,200 $55,050 $61,950 $68,800 $74,350 $79,850 $85,350 $90,850