Deer Creek Village/ Western Plaza

2456 SE Colonial Dr, Topeka, Kansas 66605

Deer Creek Village is a family housing site of 92 two-story town homes located south and east of Highland Park High School off SE 25th Street.  A Police Substation is located in the community center for use by the Topeka Police Department officers who patrol the area.

The Deer Creek Community Center, located on this site, is the largest of THA's community centers.  The center has both indoor and outdoor basketball courts, a modern playground, and a picnic area.  It is home base for a variety of programs.

These include:

  • After School Recreation Programs
  • A Computer Lab
  • A Summer Drop-In Program


Western Plaza
Western Plaza is a smaller twin of Deer Creek Village, with 22 two, three, four, and five bedroom town-home apartments.  The complex is located four blocks northeast of Washburn University with ample off-street parking and a modern playground for children. 

The neighborhood is within easy walking distance of Central Park Community Center and Robinson Middle School. 

There are no computer labs at Western Plaza, but residents can make arrangements to use the computer labs at Tyler Towers located one block away.


Waiting List is Open Until Further Notice
Some units at this property are available through Topeka Housing Authority's Public Housing Waiting List. Learn how to apply to this waiting list here.

Deer Creek Village/ Western Plaza Details

  • 114 bedroom units.
  • Public Housing

Property Amenities

  • Playground
  • Basketball Court
  • Computer Lab
  • Community Room
  • Picnic Area
  • After School Program

Nearby Amenities

  • Near Schools

Public Housing

Since this property is owned and managed by a Public Housing Authority, all of the rents at this property are based on tenant incomes. Tenants will make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30% of their adjusted income. A housing authority may establish a minimum rent of up to $50.

Topeka HUD Rental Assistance Income Qualifications

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in a HUD rental assistance program in Topeka but actual income limits may differ for units at Deer Creek Village/ Western Plaza.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $17,400 $19,850 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% $28,950 $33,100 $37,250 $41,350 $44,700 $48,000 $51,300 $54,600
80% $46,350 $52,950 $59,550 $66,150 $71,450 $76,750 $82,050 $87,350

Deer Creek Village/ Western Plaza is managed by Topeka Housing Authority.

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