Affordable Housing In Woodson County
Kansas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Woodson County

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Housing Authorities that serve Woodson County

Housing Authority Programs
Southeast Kansas Community Action Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Woodson County, Kansas

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 9 affordable apartments for rent in Woodson County, Kansas. Woodson County features 0 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 9 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Woodson County.

Woodson County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 9
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.44%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.08
Median Household Income $35,787 ±$5,287
Median Rent $558 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.23% ± 8.14pp
Total Population 3,211

Population and Household Demographics

Woodson County is a County in Kansas with a population of 3,211. There are 1,531 households in the county with an average household size of 2.08 persons. 20.44% of households in Woodson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Woodson County

The median gross income for households in Woodson County is $35,787 a year, or $2,982 a month. The median rent for the county is $558 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Woodson County, a household making less than $1,860 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Woodson County.1

Area Median Income In Woodson 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 Woodson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,400

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 Woodson 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 Woodson County HUD Rental Assistance in Woodson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,950 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $38,150 $40,600
50% of Median $21,550 $24,600 $27,700 $30,750 $33,250 $35,700 $38,150 $40,600
80% of Median $34,450 $39,400 $44,300 $49,200 $53,150 $57,100 $61,050 $64,950
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Woodson County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 2011 to 2011, 1 low income apartment communities containing 9 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Woodson County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Woodson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $21,550 $24,600 $27,700 $30,750 $33,250 $35,700 $38,150 $40,600
60% of Median $25,860 $29,520 $33,240 $36,900 $39,900 $42,840 $45,780 $48,720

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Woodson County is $33,240 a year, or $2,770 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,770 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $831 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $539 $577 $693 $800 $893 $984
60% $647 $692 $831 $960 $1,071 $1,181
Fair Market Rents in Woodson 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 $1,039

Cities In Woodson County

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City Listings Served By
Yates Center 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yates Center is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Toronto 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Toronto is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Neosho Falls 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neosho Falls is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.
Piqua 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Piqua is the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program.