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Affordable Housing In Woodson County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Woodson County

Woodson Historic Residences

201 W Butler St
Yates Center, Kansas

Prairie Villa

306 W Kansas
Yates Center, Kansas
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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

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 33 affordable apartments for rent in Woodson County, Kansas.

Income Based Apartments in Woodson County, Kansas

Woodson County features 24 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 Woodson County, Kansas

There are 9 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Woodson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Woodson County, Kansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Woodson County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Woodson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Woodson County, Kansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Woodson 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 $524 $542 $714 $890 $1,039
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $935 to $1,143

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Woodson County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 33
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
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.

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 $56,000

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 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 $13,600 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,650
50% of Median $22,650 $25,850 $29,100 $32,300 $34,900 $37,500 $40,100 $42,650
80% of Median $36,200 $41,400 $46,550 $51,700 $55,850 $60,000 $64,150 $68,250

Cities In Woodson County

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