Affordable Housing In Russell County
Kansas

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Russell County

Village Townhomes

330 E 15th St
Russell, KS
Subsidized

Sunset Village Northview Apartments

110 S Ash St
Russell, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Russell Housing

619 E 1st St
Russell, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Nwkhi Single Family Housing Program

115 W 17th St
Russell, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Russell September Housing

238 S Lincoln St
Russell, KS
Subsidized

Luray Pha

201 N Main St
Luray, KS

Prairie Acres and Parkside Manor

325 N Grant St
Russell, KS

Northview Apartments

SW Ash & Iron St
Russell, KS
Subsidized
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Other Housing Authorities located in Russell County

Housing Authority Programs
Luray Housing Authority Public Housing
Russell Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Russell County, Kansas

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 158 affordable apartments for rent in Russell County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Russell County, Kansas

Russell County features 130 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 Russell County, Kansas

There are 28 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Russell County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Russell County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Russell County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Russell County.

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

2020 Russell 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 $542 $714 $980 $1,039
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $882 to $1,078 $935 to $1,143

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Russell County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 158
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 130
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.04%
Average Renter Household Size 1.91
Average Household Size 2.12
Median Household Income $41,102 ±$4,659
Median Rent $537 ±$102
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.68% ± 12.13pp
Total Population 6,988

Population and Household Demographics

Russell County is a County in Kansas with a population of 6,988. There are 3,239 households in the county with an average household size of 2.12 persons. 25.04% of households in Russell County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Russell County

The median gross income for households in Russell County is $41,102 a year, or $3,425 a month. The median rent for the county is $537 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Russell County, a household making less than $1,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Russell County.1

Area Median Income In Russell 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 Russell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,400

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 Russell 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 Russell County HUD Rental Assistance in Russell 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

Cities In Russell County

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City Listings Served By
Russell 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Russell is the Russell Housing Authority.
Lucas 0
Bunker Hill 0
Dorrance 0
Gorham 0
Luray 1
Paradise 0
Waldo 0