Gila Bend, Arizona Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 132 income based apartments in Gila Bend where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Gila Bend that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Gila Bend, Arizona

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Gila Bend. Go to the Arizona Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Gila Bend.

Juli Ann Apartments

211 N St Louis Ave
Gila Bend, Arizona
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Family Estates of Gila Bend Apartments

405 N Capitol Ave
Gila Bend, Arizona
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Affordable Housing Near Gila Bend

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Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Maricopa County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)
Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Arizona Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Gila Bend.

Gila Bend, Arizona Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Gila Bend, Arizona

Gila Bend features 132 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 $1,566 and $1,914.

2023 Gila Bend, 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
Gila Bend, Arizona Fair Market Rent $1,344 $1,467 $1,740 $2,386 $2,716
Gila Bend, Arizona Payment Standard Range $1,210 to $1,478 $1,320 to $1,614 $1,566 to $1,914 $2,147 to $2,625 $2,444 to $2,988

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gila Bend, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 132
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 132
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $29,795 ±$2,790
Median Rent $597 ±$74
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.04% ± 14.76pp
Total Population 1,725

Population and Household Demographics

Gila Bend is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona with a population of 1,725. There are 620 households in the city with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 44.19% of households in Gila Bend are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gila Bend

The median gross income for households in Gila Bend is $29,795 a year, or $2,483 a month. The median rent for the city is $597 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gila Bend, a household making less than $1,990 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Gila Bend.

Area Median Income In Gila Bend

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 Gila Bend, the AMI is calculated from all households within Maricopa County.

In Gila Bend, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,800

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 Gila Bend

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 Gila Bend

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gila Bend AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,550 $21,200 $23,850 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gila Bend AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,950 $35,350 $39,750 $44,150 $47,700 $51,250 $54,750 $58,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gila Bend AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,500 $56,550 $63,600 $70,650 $76,350 $82,000 $87,650 $93,300