Affordable Housing In Maricopa County
Arizona

Affordable Housing programs support 12,212 income based apartments in Maricopa County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 17,263 affordable apartments in Maricopa County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Maricopa County, Arizona

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

Brook Creek Apartments

4937 W. Myrtle Avenue Glendale, AZ 85301
Glendale, Arizona
$475-600
1-2 BR

Camelback Properties

5102 N 11th Ave
Phoenix, Arizona
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Sunnyslope Manor

205 E Ruth Ave
Phoenix, Arizona
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+

El Rancho Del Arte

719 E Main St
Mesa, Arizona
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

Mirabella Senior Apartments

5609 S. Central Ave
Phoenix, Arizona
$828-1,192
1-2 BR
62+
Affordable

Rehoboth Place

2610 W Hazelwood St
Phoenix, Arizona
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

South Summit Estates

225 E. Jesse Owens Pkwy
Phoenix, Arizona
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Devine Legacy on Central

4570 N Central Ave
Phoenix, Arizona
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Affordable

Peoria Place

1525 N 39th Ave
Phoenix, Arizona
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Disabled Supportive Housing

Victory Place

850 E Jones Ave
Phoenix, Arizona
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
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Affordable Housing In Maricopa County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Maricopa County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Aguila, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Aguila.
Affordable Housing In Avondale, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 9 apartment communities in Avondale.
Affordable Housing In Buckeye, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Buckeye.
Affordable Housing In Chandler, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 9 apartment communities in Chandler.
Affordable Housing In El Mirage, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in El Mirage.
Affordable Housing In Gila Bend, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Gila Bend.
Affordable Housing In Gilbert, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Gilbert.
Affordable Housing In Glendale, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 25 apartment communities in Glendale.
Affordable Housing In Goodyear, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Goodyear.
Affordable Housing In Guadalupe, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Guadalupe.
Affordable Housing In Mesa, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 38 apartment communities in Mesa.
Affordable Housing In Peoria, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in Peoria.
Affordable Housing In Phoenix, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 181 apartment communities in Phoenix.
Affordable Housing In Queen Creek, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Queen Creek.
Affordable Housing In Scottsdale, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Scottsdale.
Affordable Housing In Surprise, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Surprise.
Affordable Housing In Tempe, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 9 apartment communities in Tempe.
Affordable Housing In Tolleson, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Tolleson.
Affordable Housing In Wickenburg, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Wickenburg.
Affordable Housing In Youngtown, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Youngtown.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Maricopa County, 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 Maricopa County.

Maricopa County, Arizona Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Maricopa County, Arizona

Maricopa County features 12,212 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 County, Arizona

There are 17,263 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Maricopa County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Maricopa County, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Maricopa County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Maricopa County.

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

2023 Maricopa County, 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 County, Arizona Fair Market Rent $1,344 $1,467 $1,740 $2,386 $2,716
Maricopa County, 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 County, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 339
Total Low Income Apartments 30,150
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12,212
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.76
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $54,229 ±$365
Median Rent $962 ±$5
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.4% ± 0.56pp
Total Population 4,018,143

Population and Household Demographics

Maricopa County is a county in Arizona with a population of 4,018,143. There are 1,442,518 households in the county with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 39.32% of households in Maricopa County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Maricopa County

The median gross income for households in Maricopa County is $54,229 a year, or $4,519 a month. The median rent for the county is $962 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Maricopa County, a household making less than $3,207 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.4% of households who rent are overburdened in Maricopa County.

Area Median Income In Maricopa County

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.

In Maricopa County, 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 Maricopa County

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 County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Maricopa County 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 Maricopa County 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 Maricopa County 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