Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Avondale, AZ

Discover affordable housing in Avondale where there are 10+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Avondale Senior Housing

10830 W Apache St, Avondale, Arizona 85323

Siesta Pointe Apartments

12851 W Buckeye Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323

Vianney Villa

750 S 4th St, Avondale, Arizona 85323

Avondale Haciendas

910 S Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323


1110 N DYSART RD, Avondale, Arizona 85323


1110 N DYSART RD, Avondale, Arizona 85323

Rose Terrace II

525 E Harrison Dr, Avondale, Arizona 85323

Csa - West Hill Apartments

115 W Hill Dr, Avondale, Arizona 85323

Chdo 99 and 00 and Uc00 Edgewater Apartments

102 S 4th Ave, Avondale, Arizona 85323

Parkside Group Apartments

109 E Brinker Dr, Avondale, Arizona 85323

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Avondale, Arizona
$21.20 (+148%) more than Arizona minimum wage and $28.30 (+390%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Avondale, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) programs for Avondale, Arizona.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Avondale, Arizona.

Go to the Arizona Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Avondale.

How many renters live in Avondale, Arizona?

The City of Avondale has 91,618 people living in 31,844 households.

There are 39,969 renters living in 14,722 renter households in this City. Renters make up 43.63 percent of the population living in Avondale.

What is the rental market like in Avondale, Arizona?

There are an estimated 30,217 housing units in the Avondale area. Of these, 12,345 units are rental homes, making up 41 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Avondale, Arizona, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Avondale?

The rental vacancy rate in Avondale is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Avondale for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Avondale
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
825 2,036 2,706 3,673 2,115
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Avondale

A large number of apartments in Avondale have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Avondale are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 66 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 29 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Avondale

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,460 to $2,890. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,460
One BR $1,599
Two BR $1,877
Three BR $2,541
Four BR $2,890
2024 Fair Market Rents in Avondale, Arizona

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Avondale?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 631 76 percent
One BR 1,693 83 percent
Two BR 1,391 51 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Avondale, Arizona

How many affordable rental units are in Avondale?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Avondale, Arizona including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 539
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 193
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 108
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Avondale, Arizona

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Avondale, Arizona

Avondale features 500 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 368 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 $1,689 and $2,065.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.