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Affordable Housing In Sumner County

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sumner County

Vantage Point Apartments

1030 W College St
Wellington, Kansas
Income Based
2-4 BR

Wedgewood Apartments

900 N Woodlawn St
Wellington, Kansas
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Riverview Village

200 S Ohio
Oxford, Kansas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Eastwood Apartments

1320 Michigan St
Wellington, Kansas

Futures Unlimited Inc

1018 W College St
Wellington, Kansas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Westwood Arms

1026 Shady Lane Ct
Wellington, Kansas

Friendship Village

300 N Ewing St
Caldwell, Kansas

Wellington Place

924 S Washington Ave
Wellington, Kansas

Pwk Wellington, Phases I and I

815 N Woodlawn St
Wellington, Kansas

Wheat Capital Manor

400 S C St
Wellington, Kansas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sumner County, Kansas

There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 594 affordable apartments for rent in Sumner County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Sumner County, Kansas

Sumner County features 408 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 Sumner County, Kansas

There are 186 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sumner County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sumner County, Kansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sumner County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $665 and $813.

2020 Sumner 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 $482 $561 $739 $963 $1,200
Payment Standard Range $434 to $530 $505 to $617 $665 to $813 $867 to $1,059 $1,080 to $1,320

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Sumner County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 594
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 408
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.37%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $50,141 ±$2,850
Median Rent $630 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.4% ± 5.42pp
Total Population 23,638

Population and Household Demographics

Sumner County is a county in Kansas with a population of 23,638. There are 9,091 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 22.37% of households in Sumner County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sumner County

The median gross income for households in Sumner County is $50,141 a year, or $4,178 a month. The median rent for the county is $630 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sumner County, a household making less than $2,100 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.4% of households who rent are overburdened in Sumner County.

Area Median Income In Sumner 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 Sumner County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,900

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 Sumner 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 Sumner County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,100 $17,250 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,200 $28,800 $32,400 $35,950 $38,850 $41,750 $44,600 $47,500
80% of Median $40,250 $46,000 $51,750 $57,500 $62,100 $66,700 $71,300 $75,900

Cities In Sumner County

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City Served By
Belle Plaine
Conway Springs
South Haven
Wellington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wellington is the Wellington Housing Authority.