Affordable Housing In Apache Junction
Pinal County, Arizona

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Apache Junction

Apache Junction Villas

235 W Teepee St
Apache Junction, Arizona
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2 BR

Apache Junction Townhomes

1170 N Idaho Rd
Apache Junction, Arizona
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3-4 BR

Senior Cottages of Apache Jun

251 N 114th St
Apache Junction, Arizona

The Crossing at Apache Junction

380 S Phelps Dr
Apache Junction, Arizona

Indian Wells Apartments

975 S Royal Palm Rd
Apache Junction, Arizona
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Apache Junction, Arizona

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Apache Junction, Arizona

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Maricopa County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)
Pinal County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Apache Junction, Arizona

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 524 affordable apartments for rent in Apache Junction, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Apache Junction, Arizona

Apache Junction features 0 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 Junction, Arizona

There are 524 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Apache Junction.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Apache Junction, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Apache Junction landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Apache Junction.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Apache Junction, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,180 and $1,442.

2022 Apache Junction, 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 Junction, Arizona Fair Market Rent $1,005 $1,091 $1,311 $1,825 $2,078
Apache Junction, Arizona Payment Standard Range $905 to $1,106 $982 to $1,200 $1,180 to $1,442 $1,643 to $2,008 $1,870 to $2,286

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Apache Junction, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 524
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.46
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $35,671 ±$2,237
Median Rent $735 ±$56
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.42% ± 6.39pp
Total Population 36,586

Population and Household Demographics

Apache Junction is a city in Pinal County, Arizona with a population of 36,586. There are 15,933 households in the city with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 28.8% of households in Apache Junction are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Apache Junction

The median gross income for households in Apache Junction is $35,671 a year, or $2,973 a month. The median rent for the city is $735 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Apache Junction, a household making less than $2,450 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.42% of households who rent are overburdened in Apache Junction.

Area Median Income In Apache Junction

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Apache Junction, the AMI is calculated from all households within Pinal County.

In Apache Junction, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,800

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 Junction

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 Junction

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Apache Junction AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,550 $21,200 $23,850 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Apache Junction AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,950 $35,350 $39,750 $44,150 $47,700 $51,250 $54,750 $58,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Apache Junction AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,500 $56,550 $63,600 $70,650 $76,350 $82,000 $87,650 $93,300