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Affordable Housing In Avondale
Maricopa County, Arizona

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Avondale

Avondale Senior Housing

10830 W Apache St
Avondale, Arizona
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Avondale Haciendas

910 S Dysart Rd
Avondale, Arizona
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Vianney Villa

750 S 4th St
Avondale, Arizona
Subsidized

Csa - West Hill Apartments

115 W Hill Dr
Avondale, Arizona
Accepts Vouchers

Parkside Group Apartments

109 E Brinker Dr
Avondale, Arizona
Accepts Vouchers

The Village at Avondale

12721 W Buckeye Rd
Avondale, Arizona
Accepts Vouchers

Siesta Pointe Apartments

12851 W Buckeye Rd
Avondale, Arizona
Accepts Vouchers

Chdo 99 and 00 and Uc00 Edgewater Apartments

102 S 4th Ave
Avondale, Arizona
Accepts Vouchers

Rose Terrace II

525 E Harrison Dr
Avondale, Arizona
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Avondale

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Maricopa County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Avondale, Arizona

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 704 affordable apartments for rent in Avondale, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Avondale, Arizona

Avondale features 240 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 Avondale, Arizona

There are 464 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Avondale.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Avondale, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Avondale landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Avondale.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Avondale, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,056 and $1,290.

2020 Avondale, 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
Fair Market Rent $847 $958 $1,173 $1,676 $1,916
Payment Standard Range $762 to $932 $862 to $1,054 $1,056 to $1,290 $1,508 to $1,844 $1,724 to $2,108

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Avondale, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 704
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 240
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.1%
Average Renter Household Size 3.36
Average Household Size 3.35
Median Household Income $55,100 ±$2,746
Median Rent $1,054 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.62% ± 3.72pp
Total Population 78,872

Population and Household Demographics

Avondale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona with a population of 78,872. There are 23,516 households in the city with an average household size of 3.35 persons. 46.1% of households in Avondale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Avondale

The median gross income for households in Avondale is $55,100 a year, or $4,592 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,054 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Avondale, a household making less than $3,513 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Avondale.

Area Median Income In Avondale

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 Avondale, the AMI is calculated from all households within Maricopa County.

In Avondale, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,800

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 Avondale

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 Avondale

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,350 $18,700 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,250 $31,150 $35,050 $38,900 $42,050 $45,150 $48,250 $51,350
80% of Median $43,600 $49,800 $56,050 $62,250 $67,250 $72,250 $77,200 $82,200