Affordable Housing In Apache County

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Apache County

Villa Escudilla

360 S. Papago
Springerville, Arizona
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cinnamon Ridge Apartments

230 S. 13th W.
St. Johns, Arizona
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Eagle Cove

1856 E Apache St
Eagar, Arizona
2-3 BR

White Mesa Apartments

74 Nahata Dziil
Sanders, Arizona

Hillcrest Apartments

825 Hillcrest Cir
St Johns, Arizona

Tsaile Acres

Navajo Community College Campus
Tsaile, Arizona

Elk Ridge Apartments

325 S Butler St
Eagar, Arizona

Lenwood Apartments

36 N Pima St
Springerville, Arizona

Tsaile Acres II Apartments

PO Box 698
Tsaile, Arizona

Guide To Affordable Housing in Apache County, Arizona

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 518 affordable apartments for rent in Apache County, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Apache County, Arizona

Apache County features 234 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 Apache County, Arizona

There are 284 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Apache County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Apache County, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Apache County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Apache County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Apache County, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $769 and $939.

2022 Apache County, Arizona 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
Apache County, Arizona Fair Market Rent $567 $653 $854 $1,121 $1,204
Apache County, Arizona Payment Standard Range $510 to $624 $588 to $718 $769 to $939 $1,009 to $1,233 $1,084 to $1,324

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Apache County, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 518
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 234
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.44%
Average Renter Household Size 3.82
Average Household Size 3.67
Median Household Income $31,757 ±$1,377
Median Rent $523 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 25.48% ± 3.83pp
Total Population 72,124

Population and Household Demographics

Apache County is a county in Arizona with a population of 72,124. There are 19,272 households in the county with an average household size of 3.67 persons. 23.44% of households in Apache County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Apache County

The median gross income for households in Apache County is $31,757 a year, or $2,646 a month. The median rent for the county is $523 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Apache County, a household making less than $1,743 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 25.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Apache County.

Area Median Income In Apache 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 Apache County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $42,700

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 Apache 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 Apache County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Apache County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $25,850 $27,950 $30,000 $32,100 $34,150
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Apache County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,100 $20,700 $23,300 $25,850 $27,950 $30,000 $32,100 $34,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Apache County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$28,950 $33,100 $37,250 $41,350 $44,700 $48,000 $51,300 $54,600