Affordable Housing In Sedgwick County
Kansas

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115 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sedgwick County

Shadybrook Estates

4925 Shadybrook Lane
Wichita, Kansas
Income Based
1 BR

Buttonwood Tree Apartments

9211 E Harry St
Wichita, Kansas
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Inter - Faith Villa Courts

848 N Market Street
Wichita, Kansas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

The Residences At Linwood

2002 S. Hydraulic Street
Wichita, Kansas
$375-550
Studio-2 BR

Mesa Verde Homes

2402 W Manlo St
Wichita, Kansas
Call For Rent
3 BR

Broadstone Villas

5650 N Lycee St
Kechi, Kansas
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

French Quarter II

1504 N. Kansas
Wichita, Kansas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Cimarron Apartments

734 N Ridge Road
Wichita, Kansas
$550-675
1-2 BR

Windridge Apartments

2502 W Wildwood Ln
Wichita, Kansas
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Sunnydale Pointe Apartments

600 Block of W. 33rd St. North
Wichita, Kansas
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Sedgwick County, Kansas

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Sedgwick County, Kansas

Housing Authority Programs
Sedgwick County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Wichita Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sedgwick County, Kansas

There are 115 low income housing apartment communities offering 7,519 affordable apartments for rent in Sedgwick County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Sedgwick County, Kansas

Sedgwick County features 2,474 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 Sedgwick County, Kansas

There are 5,045 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sedgwick County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sedgwick County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sedgwick County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sedgwick County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sedgwick County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $741 and $905.

2022 Sedgwick 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
Sedgwick County, Kansas Fair Market Rent $547 $635 $823 $1,103 $1,345
Sedgwick County, Kansas Payment Standard Range $492 to $602 $572 to $699 $741 to $905 $993 to $1,213 $1,211 to $1,480

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sedgwick County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 115
Total Low Income Apartments 7,519
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,474
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $50,657 ±$597
Median Rent $731 ±$8
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.28% ± 1.43pp
Total Population 506,529

Population and Household Demographics

Sedgwick County is a county in Kansas with a population of 506,529. There are 192,961 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 35.93% of households in Sedgwick County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sedgwick County

The median gross income for households in Sedgwick County is $50,657 a year, or $4,221 a month. The median rent for the county is $731 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sedgwick County, a household making less than $2,437 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Sedgwick County.

Area Median Income In Sedgwick 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 Sedgwick County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,800

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 Sedgwick 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 Sedgwick County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sedgwick County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,950 $18,200 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sedgwick County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,550 $30,350 $34,150 $37,900 $40,950 $44,000 $47,000 $50,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sedgwick County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,500 $48,550 $54,600 $60,650 $65,550 $70,400 $75,250 $80,100

Cities In Sedgwick County

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City Served By
Andale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Andale are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.
Bel Aire The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bel Aire are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.
Bentley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bentley are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.
Cheney The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cheney are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Clearwater The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clearwater are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Colwich The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Colwich are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.
Derby The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Derby are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Eastborough The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eastborough are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.
Garden Plain The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Garden Plain are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Goddard The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Goddard are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Haysville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Haysville are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Kechi The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kechi are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.
Maize The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Maize are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
McConnell AFB The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve McConnell AFB are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.
Mount Hope The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mount Hope are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.
Mulvane The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mulvane are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Oaklawn Sunview The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oaklawn Sunview are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.
Oaklawn-Sunview The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oaklawn-Sunview are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.
Park City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Park City are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.
Valley Center The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Valley Center are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Viola The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Viola are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.
Wichita The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wichita are the Wichita Housing Authority and Sedgwick County Housing Authority.