Affordable Housing In Sedgwick County
Kansas

114 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sedgwick County

Springcreek Apartments

1804 E Osage Rd
Derby, Kansas
Accepts Vouchers

Mental Health Assn. Group Homes Inc

1502 E Berkeley St
Wichita, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Brookridge Plaza

1259 N Buckner St
Derby, Kansas
Subsidized

Greenway Park Apartments

404 W Pawnee St
Wichita, Kansas
Subsidized

Sunflower Gardens

460 N. Emporia
Valley Center, Kansas
Accepts Vouchers

Funston Independent Senior Living

3410 Funston Street
Wichita, Kansas
Accepts Vouchers

Bluffview Place

1329 S. Bluffview
Wichita, Kansas
Accepts Vouchers

Starkey Residential

605 S Mount Carmel St
Wichita, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lakefront Senior Residences

1701 E Osage Rd
Derby, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Starkey Sheltered Living

533 S Robin Rd
Wichita, Kansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Sedgwick County

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 114 low income housing apartment communities offering 7,496 affordable apartments for rent in Sedgwick County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Sedgwick County, Kansas

Sedgwick County features 2,451 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.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sedgwick County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 114
Total Low Income Apartments 7,496
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,451
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.1

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 $72,900

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 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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,500 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,550 $29,200 $32,850 $36,450 $39,400 $42,300 $45,200 $48,150
80% of Median $40,850 $46,650 $52,500 $58,300 $63,000 $67,650 $72,300 $77,000

Cities In Sedgwick County

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City Listings Served By
Wichita 90 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wichita is the Wichita Housing Authority.
Derby 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Derby are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Cheney 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cheney are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Haysville 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Haysville are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Mulvane 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mulvane are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Valley Center 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Valley Center are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Garden Plain 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Garden Plain are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Clearwater 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clearwater are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Maize 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Maize are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Goddard 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Goddard are the Sedgwick County Housing Authority and Wichita Housing Authority.
Andale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Andale is the Wichita Housing Authority.
Bel Aire 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bel Aire is the Wichita Housing Authority.
Bentley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bentley is the Wichita Housing Authority.
Colwich 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colwich is the Wichita Housing Authority.
Eastborough 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eastborough is the Wichita Housing Authority.
Kechi 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kechi is the Wichita Housing Authority.
McConnell AFB 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McConnell AFB is the Wichita Housing Authority.
Mount Hope 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Hope is the Wichita Housing Authority.
Oaklawn Sunview 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oaklawn Sunview is the Wichita Housing Authority.
Park City 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Park City is the Wichita Housing Authority.
Viola 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Viola is the Wichita Housing Authority.
Oaklawn-Sunview 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oaklawn-Sunview is the Wichita Housing Authority.