Affordable Housing In Trego County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Trego County

Keeney Village

1212 Barclay Ave
Wakeeney, KS

Wakeeney Senior Housing

300 S 10th St
Wakeeney, KS
Accepts Vouchers

Apple Junction Apartments

1215 Barclay Ave
Wakeeney, KS
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Trego County, Kansas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 86 affordable apartments for rent in Trego County, Kansas. Trego County features 30 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 56 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Trego County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Trego County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 86
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 30
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.89%
Average Renter Household Size 2.04
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $54,000 ±$3,335
Median Rent $542 ±$57
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 22.82% ± 11.07pp
Total Population 2,951

Population and Household Demographics

Trego County is a County in Kansas with a population of 2,951. There are 1,302 households in the county with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 22.89% of households in Trego County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Trego County

The median gross income for households in Trego County is $54,000 a year, or $4,500 a month. The median rent for the county is $542 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Trego County, a household making less than $1,807 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 22.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Trego County.1

Area Median Income In Trego 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 Trego County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,300

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 Trego 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 Trego County HUD Rental Assistance in Trego County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,800 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,650 $28,150 $31,650 $35,150 $38,000 $40,800 $43,600 $46,400
80% of Median $39,400 $45,000 $50,650 $56,250 $60,750 $65,250 $69,750 $74,250
Fair Market Rents in Trego County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$524 $542 $714 $890 $967

Cities In Trego County

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Wakeeney 3
Collyer 0