Affordable Housing In Fort Apache
Navajo County, Arizona

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fort Apache, Arizona

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

Income Based Apartments in Fort Apache, Arizona

Fort Apache 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 Fort Apache, Arizona

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fort Apache, Arizona

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

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

2022 Fort Apache, 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
Fort Apache, Arizona Fair Market Rent $633 $715 $941 $1,237 $1,307
Fort Apache, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fort Apache, 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 35.48%
Average Renter Household Size 3.36
Average Household Size 4.35
Median Household Income $110,250 ±$102,081
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 218.18pp
Total Population 135

Population and Household Demographics

Fort Apache is a city in Navajo County, Arizona with a population of 135. There are 31 households in the city with an average household size of 4.35 persons. 35.48% of households in Fort Apache are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fort Apache

The median gross income for households in Fort Apache is $110,250 a year, or $9,188 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fort Apache, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in Fort Apache.

Area Median Income In Fort Apache

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 Fort Apache, the AMI is calculated from all households within Navajo County.

In Fort Apache, 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 Fort Apache

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 Fort Apache

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fort Apache 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 Fort Apache 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 Fort Apache 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