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HSC Rent & Utility Assistance Application

  • Current Eligibility Information
  • Request Information
  • Unit Information
  • Income
  • Applicant Demographics
  • Household Demographics
  • Documents
  • Complete

Our service area is Douglas County, Kansas.

If you are outside of Douglas County and looking for rent or utility assistance please visit 211.org to find resources in your area.

Determination of eligibility and appropriate program will be based on household income.

Income Requirements: If the household income is below 50% Average Median Income (AMI), the household is eligible for the HSC Rent/Utility Assistance Program.

Annual Caps: This cap is reset on January 1st every year.

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Demographic Reporting: For reporting purposes the applicant will be considered the head of household.

Demographic questions are based on reporting requirements and may not encompass all identities.

2022-23 AMI by Household Size (recalculated by HUD in spring of each year)

Income Eligibility – Very Low (50%) Income Limit – HUD 2024

Household Size

50% AMI Max Household Income

















Assistance is based on a particular household’s circumstances and needs, and will consider part-time income, unemployment, access to resources, rental cost reasonableness, and landlord agreements. Tenants must commit to programming and being provided all available resources.

Rental Rate Maximums: The HSC will use Fair Market Rent as the basis for  determining the maximum amount a landlord can be reimbursed monthly through the combination of tenant resources and program assistance payments.

Housing Type

2024 Fair Market



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Four Bedroom


You can find the Douglas County Housing and Human Services' Non-discrimination and Fair Housing Policy here

Note for those who applied previously

We had hoped to offer a shorter version of the application for those reapplying. We have determined that we are unable to do so at this time as it would slow down application processing.

We apologize for the inconvenience and will continue working to make this process as simple as possible.

Please proceed with the application.

Do you feel you are eligible for rental or utility assistance and would you like to proceed with application?