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Affordable Housing In Maricopa County
Arizona

315 Low Income Apartment Communities In Maricopa County

Mesa Artspace Lofts

155 S Hibbert
Mesa, Arizona
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Laurel Tree Apartments

1825 W Northern Ave
Phoenix, Arizona
$547-1,137
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Hacienda de los Arcos Apartments

7529 E Culver Street
Scottsdale, Arizona
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Paradise Valley Baptist Retirement Center

11640 N. 27th Street
Phoenix, Arizona
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Paradise Palms I

304 W Southern Ave
Phoenix, Arizona
Accepts Vouchers
62+

Phoenix Memorial Towers

1405 S 7th Ave
Phoenix, Arizona
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Marcos De Niza

305 W. Pima
Phoenix, Arizona

Urban Living on Fillmore

650 N. 2nd Avev
Phoenix, Arizona
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Hassayampa Village Apartments

545 Penn Lane
Wickenburg, Arizona
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Page Commons Apartments

170 N Oak St
Gilbert, Arizona
Accepts Vouchers
55+

Housing Authorities that serve Maricopa County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Maricopa County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Maricopa County, Arizona

There are 315 low income housing apartment communities offering 28,285 affordable apartments for rent in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Maricopa County, Arizona

Maricopa County features 11,251 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 16,359 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 $1,056 and $1,290.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $847 $958 $1,173 $1,676 $1,916
Payment Standard Range $762 to $932 $862 to $1,054 $1,056 to $1,290 $1,508 to $1,844 $1,724 to $2,108

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Maricopa County, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 315
Total Low Income Apartments 28,285
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 11,251
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 $77,800

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,350 $18,700 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,250 $31,150 $35,050 $38,900 $42,050 $45,150 $48,250 $51,350
80% of Median $43,600 $49,800 $56,050 $62,250 $67,250 $72,250 $77,200 $82,200

Cities In Maricopa County

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City Served By
Aguila The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Aguila are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Anthem The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Anthem are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Arlington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Arlington are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Avondale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Avondale are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Buckeye The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Buckeye are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Carefree The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Carefree are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Cave Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cave Creek are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Chandler The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chandler are the City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Citrus Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Citrus Park are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
El Mirage The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve El Mirage are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Fountain Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fountain Hills are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Gila Bend The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gila Bend are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Gila Crossing The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gila Crossing are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Gilbert The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gilbert are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Glendale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Glendale are the Glendale Community Housing and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Goodyear The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Goodyear are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Guadalupe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Guadalupe are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Kaka The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kaka are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Komatke The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Komatke are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Litchfield Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Litchfield Park are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Maricopa Colony The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Maricopa Colony are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Mesa The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mesa are the City of Mesa Housing Authority, Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Morristown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Morristown are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
New River The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New River are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Paradise Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Paradise Valley are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Peoria The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Peoria are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County, Peoria Housing Authority and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Phoenix The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Phoenix are the City of Phoenix Housing Department and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Queen Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Queen Creek are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Rio Verde The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rio Verde are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Scottsdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Scottsdale are the Scottsdale Housing Authority and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
St. Johns The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St. Johns are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Sun City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sun City are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Sun City West The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sun City West are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Sun Lakes The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sun Lakes are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Surprise The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Surprise are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Tempe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tempe are the City of Tempe Housing Services and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Theba The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Theba are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Tolleson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tolleson are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Tonopah The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tonopah are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Wickenburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wickenburg are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.
Wintersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wintersburg are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Wittmann The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wittmann are the Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation and Housing Authority of Maricopa County.
Youngtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Youngtown are the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation.