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Affordable Housing In Stafford County
Kansas

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Stafford County

Newell Housing

102 Blackburn Dr
Stafford, Kansas

Cherry Lane Village

712 E 1st Ave
Seward, Kansas

Evergreen Manor

201 N Dixon
Macksville, Kansas
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Housing Authorities that serve Stafford County

Housing Authority Programs
Ford County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stafford County, Kansas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 50 affordable apartments for rent in Stafford County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Stafford County, Kansas

Stafford County features 38 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 Stafford County, Kansas

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Stafford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stafford County, Kansas

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

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

2020 Stafford 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 $890 $967
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Stafford County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 50
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 38
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.22%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $47,377 ±$3,697
Median Rent $579 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.9% ± 9.59pp
Total Population 4,320

Population and Household Demographics

Stafford County is a county in Kansas with a population of 4,320. There are 1,794 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 16.22% of households in Stafford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stafford County

The median gross income for households in Stafford County is $47,377 a year, or $3,948 a month. The median rent for the county is $579 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stafford County, a household making less than $1,930 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.9% of households who rent are overburdened in Stafford County.

Area Median Income In Stafford 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 Stafford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,700

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 Stafford 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 Stafford County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,600 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,750
50% of Median $22,650 $25,900 $29,150 $32,350 $34,950 $37,550 $40,150 $42,750
80% of Median $36,250 $41,400 $46,600 $51,750 $55,900 $60,050 $64,200 $68,350

Cities In Stafford County

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City Served By
Hudson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hudson is the Ford County Housing Authority.
Macksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Macksville is the Ford County Housing Authority.
Radium The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Radium is the Ford County Housing Authority.
Seward The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seward is the Ford County Housing Authority.
St John The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St John is the Ford County Housing Authority.
St. John The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. John is the Ford County Housing Authority.
Stafford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stafford is the Ford County Housing Authority.