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

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710 E Via Maria St, Goodyear, Arizona 85338

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Goodyear, 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 Goodyear, 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 Goodyear, Arizona.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Goodyear, Arizona.

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

How many renters live in Goodyear, Arizona?

The City of Goodyear has 105,404 people living in 38,379 households.

There are 24,053 renters living in 10,051 renter households in this City. Renters make up 22.82 percent of the population living in Goodyear.

What is the rental market like in Goodyear, Arizona?

There are an estimated 36,560 housing units in the Goodyear area. Of these, 8,109 units are rental homes, making up 22 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Goodyear, Arizona, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Goodyear?

The rental vacancy rate in Goodyear is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Goodyear for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Goodyear
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
467 1,088 1,988 2,280 1,159
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Goodyear

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

Among renter households in this market, 59 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 17 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 Goodyear

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 Goodyear, Arizona

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

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 137 29 percent
One BR 727 67 percent
Two BR 600 30 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Goodyear, Arizona

How many affordable rental units are in Goodyear?

Income Based Apartments in Goodyear, Arizona

Goodyear features 45 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 Goodyear, Arizona

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Goodyear, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Goodyear landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Goodyear.

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.