Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Gila Bend, AZ

Find 2 low-income apartments and rental assistance options in Gila Bend, AZ – including subsidized, public, senior, HUD, and other government housing programs.

Family Estates of Gila Bend Apartments

405 N Capitol Ave, Gila Bend, Arizona 85337

Juli Ann Apartments

211 N St Louis Ave, Gila Bend, Arizona 85337

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Gila Bend, Arizona
$35.55/hour
$21.20 (+148%) more than Arizona minimum wage and $28.30 (+390%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Gila Bend, 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, Family Self-Sufficiency, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) programs for Gila Bend, Arizona.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Gila Bend, Arizona.

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

How many renters live in Gila Bend, Arizona?

The City of Gila Bend has 1,783 people living in 716 households.

There are 747 renters living in 267 renter households in this City. Renters make up 41.9 percent of the population living in Gila Bend.

What is the rental market like in Gila Bend, Arizona?

There are an estimated 792 housing units in the Gila Bend area. Of these, 267 units are rental homes, making up 34 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Gila Bend, Arizona, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Gila Bend?

The rental vacancy rate in Gila Bend is 0 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 Gila Bend for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Gila Bend
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
16 39 94 57 61
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Gila Bend

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

Among renter households in this market, 37 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 15 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 Gila Bend

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,460 to $2,890. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,460
One BR $1,599
Two BR $1,877
Three BR $2,541
Four BR $2,890
2024 Fair Market Rents in Gila Bend, Arizona

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

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 16 100 percent
One BR 39 100 percent
Two BR 77 82 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Gila Bend, Arizona

How many affordable rental units are in Gila Bend?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 36
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 24
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 60
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Gila Bend, Arizona

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

Income Based Apartments in Gila Bend, Arizona

Gila Bend features 60 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 Gila Bend, Arizona

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gila Bend, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gila Bend, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,689 and $2,065.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.