Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Cochise County, AZ

Discover affordable housing in Cochise County where there are 41+ 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.

Casa Loma Triangle Housing

204 W Allen St, Tombstone, Arizona 85638

Huachuca Triangle

712 N Gonzales Blvd, Huachuca City, Arizona 85616

San Jose Triangle

100 Navajo Dr, Bisbee, Arizona 85603

Pepper Tree

2540 15th St., Douglas, Arizona 85607

Willcox Senior Apartments

457 W Scott St, Willcox, Arizona 85643

Cochise Village Apartments

210 S Bisbee Ave, Willcox, Arizona 85643

Mountain View Apartments

77 El Camino Real , Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635

Casa Del Sol

1020 S Carmichael Ave, Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635

Cochise Canyon Apartments

1620 Apache Dr, Douglas, Arizona 85607

Desert Sky Townhomes

499 S Carmichael Ave, Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635

Coronado Courts

1190 18th St, Douglas, Arizona 85607

Copper City Villas Apartments

508 W Melody Ln, Bisbee, Arizona 85603

Willcox Villa Apartments

201 N Bisbee Ave, Willcox, Arizona 85643

Huachuca Desert Apartments

200 Howard St, Huachuca City, Arizona 85616

Esperanza Family Apartments

102 S Esperanza Ln, Bisbee, Arizona 85603

Cochise Apartments

650 W Union St, Benson, Arizona 85602

Casa De Oro Apartments

409 N Christine Ave, Douglas, Arizona 85607

Villa Del Sol Apartments

750 W Union St, Benson, Arizona 85602

San Pedro Apartments

4600 Charleston Rd, Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635

Esperanza Senior Apartments

100 S Esperanza Ln, Bisbee, Arizona 85603

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Cochise County, Arizona
$5.86 (+41%) more than Arizona minimum wage and $12.96 (+179%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Cochise County, 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), Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programs for Cochise County, Arizona.

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

How many renters live in Cochise County, Arizona?

The County of Cochise County has 125,663 people living in 49,981 households.

There are 32,747 renters living in 14,066 renter households in this County. Renters make up 26.06 percent of the population living in Cochise County.

What is the rental market like in Cochise County, Arizona?

There are an estimated 59,769 housing units in the Cochise County area. Of these, 15,469 units are rental homes, making up 26 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Cochise County, Arizona, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Cochise County?

The rental vacancy rate in Cochise County is 6 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 Cochise County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cochise County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
475 2,351 4,295 5,846 1,006
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cochise County

A large number of apartments in Cochise County 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 Cochise County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 37 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 14 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 Cochise County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $770 to $1,811. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $770
One BR $913
Two BR $1,067
Three BR $1,504
Four BR $1,811
2024 Fair Market Rents in Cochise County, Arizona

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

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 164 35 percent
One BR 1,567 67 percent
Two BR 3,256 76 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Cochise County, Arizona

How many affordable rental units are in Cochise County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 1,456
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 412
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 433
USDA Section 514 Farm Labor Housing 40
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Cochise County, Arizona

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

Income Based Apartments in Cochise County, Arizona

Cochise County features 778 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 Cochise County, Arizona

There are 946 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cochise County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cochise County, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cochise County, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $960 and $1,174.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.