. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Maricopa, Arizona - Affordable Housing Online

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Oasis at the Wells

41535 W. SHEA WAY
Maricopa, Arizona
Rent Assisted
1 BR

Ak - Chin Indian Community

Farrell And Maricopa Rd
Maricopa, Arizona
Rent Assisted

Ak - Chin Homes II

42507 W Peters and Nall Rd
Maricopa, Arizona
Rent Assisted
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There are 138 low-income apartments in Maricopa that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Maricopa where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $408 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 1st, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Maricopa, 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
Pinal County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Arizona Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Maricopa.

Maricopa, Arizona Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Maricopa, Arizona

Maricopa 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 Maricopa, Arizona

There are 138 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Maricopa.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Maricopa, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Maricopa landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Maricopa.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Maricopa, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,566 and $1,914.

2023 Maricopa, 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
Maricopa, Arizona Fair Market Rent $1,344 $1,467 $1,740 $2,386 $2,716
Maricopa, 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.

Maricopa, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 138
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.39%
Average Renter Household Size 3.91
Average Household Size 3.20
Median Household Income $65,793 ±$2,599
Median Rent $1,260 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.37% ± 6.88pp
Total Population 45,748

Population and Household Demographics

Maricopa is a city in Pinal County, Arizona with a population of 45,748. There are 14,286 households in the city with an average household size of 3.20 persons. 23.39% of households in Maricopa are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Maricopa

The median gross income for households in Maricopa is $65,793 a year, or $5,483 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,260 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Maricopa, a household making less than $4,200 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Maricopa.

Area Median Income In Maricopa

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

In Maricopa, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $99,000

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 Maricopa

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 Maricopa

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Maricopa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,650 $22,450 $25,250 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Maricopa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,750 $37,400 $42,100 $46,750 $50,500 $54,250 $58,000 $61,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Maricopa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,400 $59,850 $67,350 $74,800 $80,800 $86,800 $92,800 $98,750