The population of Puerto Rico, according to the 2010 Census, is 0. The total number of households in the state is 0. The average household size for Puerto Rico is . The total number of renter households in the state is 0 which means that % of households are renter households. Compared to all other U.S. States, Puerto Rico is ranked th in percentage of renters. District Of Columbia is ranked first with 57.99% and West Virginia ranks last with only 26.55%.
According to the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, the median rent paid among all renter households and housing types and sizes in Puerto Rico is $0 per month. Ranked against all other states in the country, Puerto Rico ranks th for the highest median rent. Hawaii ranks first at $1,353 and West Virginia ranks last at $606. Though rents are set more locally, statewide median rents provide a basic outlook of housing costs for each state.
The number of vacant rental units in Puerto Rico is 0 representing a vacancy rate of 0%. Among all U.S. states, Puerto Rico ranks th for the lowest vacancy rates. New York ranks first with a vacancy rate of 4.5% and South Carolina ranks last with a vacancy rate of 12.9%. As lower vacancy rates are an indication of a healthier rental housing portfolio, Puerto Rico’s rental housing portfolio is performing well below the National average.
|Note: The total does not necessarily equal the sum of each program as some properties may participate in multiple funding programs.
‡This program is not project based, instead Housing Authorities provide vouchers to individual renters. In the state of Puerto Rico there are 78 independent Housing Authorities that may issue these vouchers.
The average number of units per property for affordable rentals in Puerto Rico is 0.00. The largest market for federally assisted housing in the state is at 0 units and the smallest is at 0 unit(s). 0 apartment properties provide housing for seniors containing 0 units. Of the 0 units, 0 units include some form of rental assistance (like Section 8) to make rent more affordable for very low income families.
There are 0 counties or county equivalents in Puerto Rico. The county or county equivalent with the largest population is at 0 and the smallest is at 0. The county or county equivalent with the largest percentage of renter households is at 0% and The county or county equivalent with lowest portion of renters is at 0%.
The density of Federal housing assistance at the county level in Puerto Rico ranges from a low of 0 units per 1,000 renter households in to a high of 0 units per 1,000 renter households in . The average Federal housing assistance density for all counties in Puerto Rico is 0 units per 1,000 renter households.
The table below summarizes the Federally assisted housing located in each county in Puerto Rico. All major affordable housing programs are provided on a county by county basis. Click on the name of the county to see a more in depth summary of affordable housing in that county.
|County||Sec 8||Sec 811||Sec 202||LIHTC||RD 515||Sr||Total Units|
We are tracking 0 cities in Puerto Rico that have at least one Federally assisted housing community. With a population of 0, has the largest population of these cities. There are 0 Federally assisted housing communities in which are home to about 0 families, most of which are lower income families.
The table below provides a summary of all Federally assisted housing communities by city in Puerto Rico. All the major affordable housing funding program breakdowns are provided. Click on the city name to get a full affordable rental housing report for each city in Puerto Rico.
|City||Sec 8||Sec 811||Sec 202||LIHTC||RD 515||Sr||Total Units|
Housing authorities are governmental (or quasi-governmental) entities that manage various Federal housing assistance programs on behalf of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These programs include Public Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and other programs.
There are 78 housing authorities in Puerto Rico. These housing authorities own and operate an aggregate of public housing units and administer Section 8 rental vouchers. Of the 78 housing authorities, 0% have both a public housing and Section 8 program.
The largest housing authority in Puerto Rico by total housing assistance units managed is Puerto Rico Public Housing Administration with 55,072 public housing units under management (55,072 public housing units and 0 Section 8 vouchers).
The table below provides a list of housing authorities in Puerto Rico and includes each housing authorities public housing and Section 8 voucher count. Click on the housing authority name to get more details on the housing authority.
|Name||Public Housing Units||Section 8 Vouchers|
|Puerto Rico Public Housing Administration||55,072||-|
|Puerto Rico Department of Housing||-||9,299|
|Municipality of San Juan||-||5,112|
|Puerto Rico Housing Finance Corp||-||2,404|
|Municipality of Bayamon||-||2,167|
|Municipality of Ponce||-||1,608|
|Municipality of Caguas||-||1,325|
|Municipality of Arecibo||-||928|
|Municipality of Mayaguez||-||842|
|Municipality of Carolina||-||805|
|Municipality of Trujillo Alto||-||679|
|Municipality of Guaynabo||-||383|
|Municipality of Dorado||-||277|
|Municipality of Vega Baja||-||277|
|Municipality of Humacao||-||276|
|Municipality of Aguadilla||-||265|
|Municipality of Guayama||-||264|
|Municipality of Toa Baja||-||244|
|Municipality of Penuelas||-||240|
|Municipality of Cayey||-||239|
|Municipality of Arroyo||-||217|
|Municipality of Utuado||-||197|
|Municipality of Cidra||-||190|
|Municipality of Manati||-||182|
|Municipality of Toa Alta||-||181|
|Municipality of Barranquitas||-||180|
|Municipality of Aguas Buenas||-||161|
|Municipality of Camuy||-||156|
|Municipality of Sabana Grande||-||156|
|Municipality of Guayanilla||-||146|
|Municipality of Gurabo||-||143|
|The Municipality of Quebradillas||-||141|
|Municipality of Corozal Housing Authority||-||139|
|Municipality of San Sebastian||-||139|
|Municipality of Vega Alta||-||126|
|Municipality of Barceloneta||-||125|
|Municipality of Las Piedras||-||125|
|Municipality of Naranjito||-||123|
|Municipality of Naguabo||-||121|
|Municipality of Aguada||-||121|
|Municipality of Comerio||-||118|
|Municipality of Yabucoa||-||117|
|Municipality of Juana Diaz||-||115|
|Municipality of Vieques||-||115|
|Anasco Housing Authority||-||110|
|Municipality of San Lorenzo||-||107|
|Municipality of Cabo Rojo||-||107|
|Municipality of Hormigueros||-||103|
|Municipality of Salinas||-||97|
|Municipality of Yauco||-||95|
|Municipality of San German||-||88|
|Municipality of Isabela||-||86|
|Municipality of Villalba||-||84|
|Municipality of Patillas||-||83|
|Municipality of Fajardo||-||79|
|Municipality of Rio Grande||-||78|
|Municipality of Ciales||-||74|
|Municipality of Hatillo||-||73|
|Municipality of Lares||-||73|
|Municipality of Santa Isabel||-||70|
|Municipality of Lajas||-||69|
|Municipality of Luquillo||-||69|
|Municipality of Moca||-||67|
|Municipality of Coamo||-||60|
|Municipality of Aibonito||-||58|
|Municipality of Juncos||-||55|
|Municipality of Guanica||-||54|
|Municipality of Morovis||-||53|
|Municipality of Adjuntas||-||52|
|Municipality of Orocovis||-||47|
|Municipality of Florida||-||45|
|Municipality of Ceiba||-||41|
|Municipality of Las Marias||-||40|
|Municipality of Maricao||-||35|
|Municipality of Rincon||-||34|
|Municipality of Canovanas||-||34|
|Municipality of Loiza||-||5|
|Municipality of Jayuya||-||4|
The Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program is the largest assistance program by unit count. The program assists 0 in Puerto Rico. The charts below lay out how each Federal program impact affordable housing in Puerto Rico.