Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Flagstaff, AZ

Discover affordable housing in Flagstaff where there are 16+ 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.

Pinehurst Apartments

1001 N 4th Street, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

Brannen Homes

E. Brannen Circle, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

Siler Homes

3330 E Elder Drive, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

Sharon Manor

2304 N Izabel Street, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

Clark Homes

990 N Thorpe Rd, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

Ponderosa Plaza Apartments

2820 N Ellen St, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

Cedarcrest Village

2251 N Izabel St, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

Timber Trails Apartments

200 W High Country Trl, Flagstaff, Arizona 86005

Flagstaff Senior Meadows

1351 N Pinecliff Drive, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

Mountainside Village Apartments, Phase I

2251 N Izabel St, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

Oakwood Village Apartments

3770 S Yaqui Drive, Flagstaff, Arizona 86005

Sandstone Highlands Senior Community

300 W High Country Trl, Flagstaff, Arizona 86005

Village at Lake Mary Crossing

3400 Lake Mary Rd, Flagstaff, Arizona 86005

High Country Estates

250 W High Country Trl, Flagstaff, Arizona 86005

Forest View Apartments Phase I and II

3700 S Yaqui Dr, Flagstaff, Arizona 86005


2305 N Izabel St, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Flagstaff, Arizona
$20.93 (+146%) more than Arizona minimum wage and $28.03 (+387%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Flagstaff, Arizona.

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

How many renters live in Flagstaff, Arizona?

The City of Flagstaff has 75,902 people living in 28,424 households.

There are 35,883 renters living in 16,803 renter households in this City. Renters make up 47.28 percent of the population living in Flagstaff.

What is the rental market like in Flagstaff, Arizona?

There are an estimated 31,047 housing units in the Flagstaff area. Of these, 16,589 units are rental homes, making up 53 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Flagstaff, Arizona, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Flagstaff?

The rental vacancy rate in Flagstaff 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 Flagstaff for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Flagstaff
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,146 3,322 5,802 3,279 1,647
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Flagstaff

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

Among renter households in this market, 53 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 28 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 Flagstaff

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,448 to $2,633. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,448
One BR $1,537
Two BR $1,863
Three BR $2,253
Four BR $2,633
2024 Fair Market Rents in Flagstaff, Arizona

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

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 831 73 percent
One BR 2,176 66 percent
Two BR 2,968 51 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Flagstaff, Arizona

How many affordable rental units are in Flagstaff?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 967
Public Housing 265
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 87
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance 6
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Flagstaff, Arizona

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

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 851 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 $1,677 and $2,049.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.