Affordable Housing In East Fork
Navajo County, Arizona

Guide To Affordable Housing in East Fork, Arizona

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in East Fork, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in East Fork, Arizona

East Fork 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 East Fork, Arizona

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in East Fork, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in East Fork, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $847 and $1,035.

2022 East Fork, 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
East Fork, Arizona Fair Market Rent $633 $715 $941 $1,237 $1,307
East Fork, Arizona Payment Standard Range $570 to $696 $644 to $787 $847 to $1,035 $1,113 to $1,361 $1,176 to $1,438

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

East Fork, 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 23.83%
Average Renter Household Size 2.78
Average Household Size 3.67
Median Household Income $15,994 ±$3,687
Median Rent $250 ±$185
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 15.22% ± 42.2pp
Total Population 709

Population and Household Demographics

East Fork is a city in Navajo County, Arizona with a population of 709. There are 193 households in the city with an average household size of 3.67 persons. 23.83% of households in East Fork are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in East Fork

The median gross income for households in East Fork is $15,994 a year, or $1,333 a month. The median rent for the city is $250 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In East Fork, a household making less than $833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 15.22% of households who rent are overburdened in East Fork.

Area Median Income In East Fork

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 East Fork, the AMI is calculated from all households within Navajo County.

In East Fork, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,200

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 East Fork

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 East Fork

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the East Fork AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $25,950 $28,050 $30,150 $32,200 $34,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the East Fork AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,200 $20,800 $23,400 $25,950 $28,050 $30,150 $32,200 $34,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the East Fork AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,500 $44,850 $48,150 $51,500 $54,800