Affordable Housing In Wyandotte County

61 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wyandotte County

Westgate I

7501 Armstrong Ave
Kansas City, KS
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Juniper Gardens

1709 N 3rd St
Kansas City, KS
Call For Rent
2 BR
Family & Senior

Simmons Senior Housing

1333 S 27th St
Kansas City, KS
Studio-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Wyandotte Towers

915 Washington Blvd
Kansas City, KS

Cyrus K. Holiday

1702 S 35th St
Kansas City, KS

Belrose Manor

3035 W 40th Ter
Kansas City, KS

Parallel Senior Villas

6246 Parallel Pkwy
Kansas City, KS
Elderly Supportive Housing

Booth Manor

1331 N 75th Pl
Kansas City, KS
Elderly Supportive Housing

St Margarets Park

301 S Mill St
Kansas City, KS

Crossline Towers

1021 N 7th St
Kansas City, KS
Elderly Supportive Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in Wyandotte County

Housing Authority Programs
Kansas City Kansas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Public Housing Homeownership; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wyandotte County, Kansas

There are 61 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,770 affordable apartments for rent in Wyandotte County, Kansas. Wyandotte County features 3,435 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 1,335 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wyandotte County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wyandotte County, KS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 61
Total Low Income Apartments 4,770
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,435
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.62
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $40,113 ±$829
Median Rent $777 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.02% ± 2.16pp
Total Population 160,806

Population and Household Demographics

Wyandotte County is a County in Kansas with a population of 160,806. There are 58,870 households in the county with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 41.3% of households in Wyandotte County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wyandotte County

The median gross income for households in Wyandotte County is $40,113 a year, or $3,343 a month. The median rent for the county is $777 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wyandotte County, a household making less than $2,590 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Wyandotte County.1

Area Median Income In Wyandotte 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 Wyandotte County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,700

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 Wyandotte 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 Wyandotte County HUD Rental Assistance in Wyandotte County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,400 $19,850 $22,350 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,950 $33,100 $37,250 $41,350 $44,700 $48,000 $51,300 $54,600
80% of Median $46,350 $52,950 $59,550 $66,150 $71,450 $76,750 $82,050 $87,350
Fair Market Rents in Wyandotte 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
$678 $813 $978 $1,314 $1,490

Cities In Wyandotte County

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City Listings Served By
Kansas City 59 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kansas City is the Kansas City Kansas Housing Authority.
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