Affordable Housing In Flagstaff
Coconino County, Arizona

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Flagstaff

Pinehurst Apartments

1001 N 4th Street
Flagstaff, Arizona
1 BR

Sharon Manor

2304 N Izabel Street
Flagstaff, Arizona
Referral Required
Homeless Supportive Housing
Homeless Transitional


East Benton Avenue
Flagstaff, Arizona
3 BR

Clark Homes

990 N Thorpe Rd
Flagstaff, Arizona

Siler Homes

3330 E Elder Drive
Flagstaff, Arizona

Brannen Homes

E. Brannen Circle
Flagstaff, Arizona

Ponderosa Plaza Apartments

2820 N Ellen St
Flagstaff, Arizona
Elderly Supportive Housing

Flagstaff Senior Meadows

1351 N Pinecliff Drive
Flagstaff, Arizona

Village at Lake Mary Crossing

3400 Lake Mary Rd
Flagstaff, Arizona

Oakwood Village Apartments

3770 S Yaqui Drive
Flagstaff, Arizona

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Flagstaff, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Flagstaff, Arizona

Housing Authority Programs
Flagstaff Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Flagstaff, Arizona

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,118 affordable apartments for rent in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff features 358 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 Flagstaff, Arizona

There are 760 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Flagstaff.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Flagstaff, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Flagstaff landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Flagstaff.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Flagstaff, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,327 and $1,621.

2022 Flagstaff, 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
Flagstaff, Arizona Fair Market Rent $1,138 $1,166 $1,474 $1,868 $2,245
Flagstaff, Arizona Payment Standard Range $1,024 to $1,252 $1,049 to $1,283 $1,327 to $1,621 $1,681 to $2,055 $2,021 to $2,470

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Flagstaff, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 1,118
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 358
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 54.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $48,680 ±$2,272
Median Rent $1,050 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.1% ± 4.18pp
Total Population 68,375

Population and Household Demographics

Flagstaff is a city in Coconino County, Arizona with a population of 68,375. There are 23,292 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 54.86% of households in Flagstaff are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Flagstaff

The median gross income for households in Flagstaff is $48,680 a year, or $4,057 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,050 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Flagstaff, a household making less than $3,500 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Flagstaff.

Area Median Income In Flagstaff

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 Flagstaff, the AMI is calculated from all households within Coconino County.

In Flagstaff, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,800

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 Flagstaff

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 Flagstaff

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Flagstaff AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,150 $18,450 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Flagstaff AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,900 $30,750 $34,600 $38,400 $41,500 $44,550 $47,650 $50,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Flagstaff AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,050 $49,200 $55,350 $61,450 $66,400 $71,300 $76,200 $81,150