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2010 SE California Ave • Topeka, KS • 66607
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Compare the Options

Topeka Housing Authority has an admission preference for working families, senior citizens, and persons with disabilities.  This means housing is first provided to households where the head of household (or spouse) is employed at a regular job OR age 62 or older OR a person with a disability.  Below is a comparison of our housing options.

Program:THA HousingSection 8 (Housing Choice Voucher)
LocationsNine housing developments with a total of 744 homes – ranging from studio apartments to five bedroom town homes.You have a choice of locations across Topeka. More than 400 landlords participate in the program.
AmenitiesTHA Developments –
• Refrigerator & range included
• Air conditioning
• Washer/dryer hookups or a laundry room
• Most sites have free off street parking
• Hi-rise sites are all utilities paid
Ask the landlord about –
• Refrigerator & range
• Air conditioning
• Washer/dryer hookups or a laundry room
• Parking, parking fees
• Utilities
Maintenance24-Hour - Emergency Maintenance at no charge if the problem is not due to tenant-caused damage.Ask the landlord about 24-hour emergency maintenance and any fees charged.
Application Fee No application fee $25 to $45 is typical
Security Deposit $200Each landlord has different policies, but the amount cannot be more than one month's rent.
UtilitiesEach development is different. All utilities are included for our three hi-rise developments.Ask the landlord for information on utilities paid by the tenant and a typical monthly cost.
Pet Deposit $150 based on number of bedrooms, for one dog or cat.Each landlord has different policies on whether pets are allowed, the amount of the pet deposit and what size pets allowed.
Income Limits THA Housing –
Yearly Household Income Must Be Below These Amounts
1 Person - $37,450
2 Person - $42,800
3 Person - $48,150
4 Person - $53,500
5 Person - $57,800
6 Person - $62,100
7 Person - $66,350
8 Person - $70,650
Housing Choice Voucher Program -
Yearly Household Income Must Be Below These Amounts
1 Person - $23,450
2 Person - $26,800
3 Person - $30,150
4 Person - $33,450
5 Person - $36,150
6 Person - $38,850
7 Person - $41,500
8 Person - $44,200