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Affordable Housing In Chandler
Maricopa County, Arizona

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chandler

Hartford Apartments

580 W Glaveston
Chandler, Arizona
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Chandler Village

598 N McQeen Rd
Chandler, Arizona
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Arroyo Terrace

333 N Chippewa Pl
Chandler, Arizona
Disabled Supportive Housing

Chandler Gardens

300 E Commonwealth Ave
Chandler, Arizona
Accepts Vouchers

Maricopa Revitalization Partnership

PO Box 1776
Chandler, Arizona
Accepts Vouchers

Colonia Del Ray

120 N McQueen Rd
Chandler, Arizona
Accepts Vouchers

Family Sites

130 N Hamilton St
Chandler, Arizona

Scattered Sites Senior Sites

127 N Kingston St
Chandler, Arizona

Palm Terrace

555 E Ray Rd
Chandler, Arizona
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Chandler

Housing Authority Programs
City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chandler, Arizona

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 856 affordable apartments for rent in Chandler, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Chandler, Arizona

Chandler features 501 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 Chandler, Arizona

There are 355 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chandler.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chandler, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Chandler landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Chandler.

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

2020 Chandler, 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 research.

Chandler, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 856
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 501
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.66
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $72,695 ±$1,739
Median Rent $1,118 ±$13
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39% ± 2.16pp
Total Population 250,202

Population and Household Demographics

Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona with a population of 250,202. There are 88,973 households in the city with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 37.94% of households in Chandler are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chandler

The median gross income for households in Chandler is $72,695 a year, or $6,058 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,118 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chandler, a household making less than $3,727 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39% of households who rent are overburdened in Chandler.

Area Median Income In Chandler

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

In Chandler, 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 Chandler

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 Chandler

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