; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Bisbee, AZ

San Jose Triangle

100 Navajo Dr
Bisbee, Arizona
Subsidized
Rent Assisted
Senior
Supportive
LIHTC
RDRA
S515
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1-2 BR

Copper City Villas Apartments

508 W Melody Ln
Bisbee, Arizona
Subsidized
Rent Assisted
Senior
Supportive
LIHTC
S515
RDRA

Esperanza Family Apartments

102 S Esperanza Ln
Bisbee, Arizona
Subsidized
Rent Assisted
Senior
Supportive
S515
RDRA

Esperanza Senior Apartments

100 S Esperanza Ln
Bisbee, Arizona
Subsidized
Rent Assisted
Senior
Supportive
LIHTC
S515
RDRA

Bisbee Apartments Copper City

500 W Melody Ln
Bisbee, Arizona
Rent Assisted
LIHTC

Arizona

400 Collins Rd
Bisbee, Arizona
Rent Assisted
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There are 60 low-income apartments in Bisbee that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 104 low-income homes in Bisbee where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $286 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Bisbee, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Cochise County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)
Go to the Arizona Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Bisbee.

Bisbee, Arizona Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee features 104 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 Bisbee, Arizona

There are 60 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bisbee.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bisbee, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bisbee landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Bisbee.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bisbee, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $868 and $1,060.

2023 Bisbee, 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
Bisbee, Arizona Fair Market Rent $727 $775 $964 $1,370 $1,642
Bisbee, Arizona Payment Standard Range $654 to $800 $698 to $853 $868 to $1,060 $1,233 to $1,507 $1,478 to $1,806

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bisbee, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 164
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 104
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.04
Average Household Size 1.95
Median Household Income $31,010 ±$4,432
Median Rent $654 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.72% ± 10.63pp
Total Population 5,415

Population and Household Demographics

Bisbee is a city in Cochise County, Arizona with a population of 5,415. There are 2,630 households in the city with an average household size of 1.95 persons. 35.97% of households in Bisbee are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bisbee

The median gross income for households in Bisbee is $31,010 a year, or $2,584 a month. The median rent for the city is $654 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bisbee, a household making less than $2,180 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.72% of households who rent are overburdened in Bisbee.

Area Median Income In Bisbee

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 Bisbee, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cochise County.

In Bisbee, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,000

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 Bisbee

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 Bisbee

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bisbee AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $39,650 $42,350 $45,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bisbee AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,950 $27,350 $30,750 $34,150 $36,900 $39,650 $42,350 $45,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bisbee AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,300 $43,750 $49,200 $54,650 $59,050 $63,400 $67,800 $72,150