Affordable Housing In Mohave Valley
Mohave County, Arizona

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mohave Valley

Fort Mojave Aha Macav

4000 Roosevelt Dr
Mohave Valley, Arizona
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Mohave Valley, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mohave Valley, Arizona

Housing Authority Programs
Mohave County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mohave Valley, Arizona

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 44 affordable apartments for rent in Mohave Valley, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Mohave Valley, Arizona

Mohave Valley 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 Mohave Valley, Arizona

There are 44 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mohave Valley.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mohave Valley, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mohave Valley landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Mohave Valley.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mohave Valley, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $872 and $1,066.

2022 Mohave Valley, 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
Mohave Valley, Arizona Fair Market Rent $667 $766 $969 $1,364 $1,539
Mohave Valley, Arizona Payment Standard Range $600 to $734 $689 to $843 $872 to $1,066 $1,228 to $1,500 $1,385 to $1,693

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mohave Valley, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 44
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.82%
Average Renter Household Size 3.19
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $44,105 ±$9,058
Median Rent $669 ±$353
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 16.22% ± 17.11pp
Total Population 2,983

Population and Household Demographics

Mohave Valley is a city in Mohave County, Arizona with a population of 2,983. There are 1,094 households in the city with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 33.82% of households in Mohave Valley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mohave Valley

The median gross income for households in Mohave Valley is $44,105 a year, or $3,675 a month. The median rent for the city is $669 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mohave Valley, a household making less than $2,230 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 16.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Mohave Valley.

Area Median Income In Mohave Valley

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 Mohave Valley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mohave County.

In Mohave Valley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,700

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 Mohave Valley

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 Mohave Valley

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mohave Valley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $30,100 $32,350 $34,550 $36,800
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mohave Valley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,500 $22,300 $25,100 $27,850 $30,100 $32,350 $34,550 $36,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mohave Valley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$31,200 $35,650 $40,100 $44,550 $48,150 $51,700 $55,250 $58,850