; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Dragoon, AZ

Public Housing Agencies Serving Dragoon, 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 Dragoon.

Dragoon, Arizona Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Dragoon, Arizona

Dragoon features 0 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 Dragoon, Arizona

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dragoon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dragoon, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dragoon landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Dragoon.

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

2023 Dragoon, 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
Dragoon, Arizona Fair Market Rent $727 $775 $964 $1,370 $1,642
Dragoon, 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.

Dragoon, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 1.52
Median Household Income $65,074 ±$46,217
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 108

Population and Household Demographics

Dragoon is a city in Cochise County, Arizona with a population of 108. There are 71 households in the city with an average household size of 1.52 persons. % of households in Dragoon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dragoon

The median gross income for households in Dragoon is $65,074 a year, or $5,423 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Dragoon

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

In Dragoon, 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 Dragoon

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 Dragoon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dragoon 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 Dragoon 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 Dragoon 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