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

Discover affordable housing in Glendale where there are 24+ 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.

Vista Alegre

6549 W Maryland Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85301

bed 1

Good Shepherd West

6113 N. 60th Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85301

bed Studio


6113 N 60TH AVE, Glendale, Arizona 85301

Valley of the Sun School 5

4649 W Haywood, Glendale, Arizona 85301

San Martin Apartments

6802 N 67th Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85301

Glencroft Towers

8620 N 65th Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

Valley of the Sun School 6

5239 W Tonto Rd, Glendale, Arizona 85308

Casa Bill Soltero

6001 W Missouri Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85301

Manistee Manor

7987 N 53rd Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85301

Bethany Glen Apartments

4788 W Bethany Home Rd, Glendale, Arizona 85301

Waymark Gardens

5325 W Butler Dr, Glendale, Arizona 85302

Landmark Senior Housing

8232 N 59th Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

bed 1

Kachina Place Apartments

6238 N 63rd Avenue, Glendale, Arizona 85301

bed Studio-1

Glendale Enterprise

6839 N 63rd Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85301

St. John's Manor

7229 N 51st Avenue, Glendale, Arizona 85301

Desert Eagle

6917 N 71st Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85303

San Remo Apartments

5755 N 59th Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85301

Villas Solanas

6755 N 83rd Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85303

Tanner Terrace

7138 N 45th Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85301

Glendale Community Housing

5320 W Maryland Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85301

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Glendale, Arizona

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Glendale, Arizona
$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 Glendale, 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 Glendale, Arizona.
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 Glendale, Arizona.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Glendale, Arizona.

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

How many renters live in Glendale, Arizona?

The City of Glendale has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 35.89 percent of the population living in Glendale.

What is the rental market like in Glendale, Arizona?

There are an estimated housing units in the Glendale area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Glendale, Arizona, there are 1.07 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Glendale?

The rental vacancy rate in Glendale is 5 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 Glendale for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Glendale
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
2,270 10,516 11,430 8,607 2,353
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Glendale

A large number of apartments in Glendale have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Glendale

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 Glendale, Arizona

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

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 1,385 61 percent
One BR 8,268 79 percent
Two BR 6,211 54 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Glendale, Arizona

How many affordable rental units are in Glendale?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Glendale, Arizona

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

Income Based Apartments in Glendale, Arizona

Glendale features 1,109 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 Glendale, Arizona

There are 1,384 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Glendale.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Glendale, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Glendale landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Glendale.

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.