Affordable Housing In South Hutchinson
Reno County, Kansas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In South Hutchinson

Sunrise Acres

441 N Washington St
South Hutchinson, Kansas

Friendship Place

201 Friendship Rd
South Hutchinson, Kansas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in South Hutchinson, 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 South Hutchinson, Kansas

Housing Authority Programs
South Hutchinson Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in South Hutchinson, Kansas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 164 affordable apartments for rent in South Hutchinson, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in South Hutchinson, Kansas

South Hutchinson features 144 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 South Hutchinson, Kansas

There are 20 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in South Hutchinson.

Housing Choice Vouchers in South Hutchinson, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in South Hutchinson, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $709 and $867.

2022 South Hutchinson, 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
South Hutchinson, Kansas Fair Market Rent $524 $599 $788 $974 $1,069
South Hutchinson, Kansas Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $539 to $659 $709 to $867 $877 to $1,071 $962 to $1,176

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

South Hutchinson, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 164
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 144
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.82%
Average Renter Household Size 1.83
Average Household Size 2.06
Median Household Income $34,568 ±$6,077
Median Rent $512 ±$71
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.18% ± 9.59pp
Total Population 2,392

Population and Household Demographics

South Hutchinson is a city in Reno County, Kansas with a population of 2,392. There are 1,107 households in the city with an average household size of 2.06 persons. 42.82% of households in South Hutchinson are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in South Hutchinson

The median gross income for households in South Hutchinson is $34,568 a year, or $2,881 a month. The median rent for the city is $512 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In South Hutchinson, a household making less than $1,707 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.18% of households who rent are overburdened in South Hutchinson.

Area Median Income In South Hutchinson

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 South Hutchinson, the AMI is calculated from all households within Reno County.

In South Hutchinson, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,800

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 South Hutchinson

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 South Hutchinson

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the South Hutchinson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,300 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the South Hutchinson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,500 $29,150 $32,800 $36,400 $39,350 $42,250 $45,150 $48,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the South Hutchinson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,800 $46,600 $52,450 $58,250 $62,950 $67,600 $72,250 $76,900