Affordable Housing In St Paul
Neosho County, Kansas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In St Paul

Osage Village

6th & Central
St Paul, KS
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Housing Authorities that serve St Paul

Housing Authority Programs
Southeast Kansas Community Action Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in St Paul, Kansas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 10 affordable apartments for rent in St Paul, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in St Paul, Kansas

St Paul 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 St Paul, Kansas

There are 10 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in St Paul.

Housing Choice Vouchers in St Paul, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay St Paul landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in St Paul.

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

2020 St Paul, 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 $582 $714 $964 $967
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $524 to $640 $643 to $785 $868 to $1,060 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

St Paul, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 10
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.55%
Average Renter Household Size 2.02
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $50,469 ±$7,262
Median Rent $655 ±$180
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 24% ± 32.22pp
Total Population 689

Population and Household Demographics

St Paul is a City in Neosho County, Kansas with a population of 689. There are 232 households in the city with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 21.55% of households in St Paul are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in St Paul

The median gross income for households in St Paul is $50,469 a year, or $4,206 a month. The median rent for the city is $655 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In St Paul, a household making less than $2,183 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 24% of households who rent are overburdened in St Paul.1

Area Median Income In St Paul

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 St Paul, the AMI is calculated from all households within Neosho County.

In St Paul, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,800

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 St Paul

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 St Paul

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