Polk Plaza / Polk Cottages

1312 SW Polk St, Topeka, Kansas 66612

Polk Plaza and Polk Cottages at 1312 SW Polk Street has 99 high rise apartments including studio, one and two bedroom units.  This site also has 10 one-bedroom cottage duplex apartments.  Polk Plaza features a great view of the Kansas Capitol just six blocks away.

There is a distinct campus feel on this site, with winding sidewalks between Polk Plaza, Tyler Towers and the Polk cottages.  Tall trees, park benches and picnic tables create a pleasant and leisurely feel to the site.  There is a community room on the first floor of Polk Plaza and gathering areas on each of the floors. Polk also has a billiards room.

Polk also features secure entry, off-street parking, great views and on-site laundry facilities.

Polk Plaza also has an active Resident Council.  The Polk Plaza Residents Association meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm. 

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.


Unit (Bd/Ba) Ft2 Rent
Studio (Studio/1) - Call for Price
One Bedroom One Bath (1/1) - Call for Price
Two Bedroom One Bath (2/1) - Call for Price

Polk Plaza / Polk Cottages Details

  • 134 studio, 1 and 2 bedroom units.
  • Public Housing

Property Amenities

  • Community Room
  • Off-Street Parking
  • Secured Entry
  • Landscaping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Picnic Area

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

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 Polk Plaza / Polk Cottages.

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

Polk Plaza / Polk Cottages is managed by Topeka Housing Authority.

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