Affordable Housing In Navajo County
40 Low Income Apartment Communities In Navajo County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Navajo County, Arizona
There are 40 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,497 affordable apartments for rent in Navajo County, Arizona.
Income Based Apartments in Navajo County, Arizona
Navajo County features 532 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 Navajo County, Arizona
There are 841 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Navajo County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Navajo County, Arizona
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Navajo County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Navajo County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Navajo County, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $795 and $971.
2021 Navajo 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|
|Navajo County, Arizona Fair Market Rent||$587||$670||$883||$1,187||$1,225|
|Navajo County, Arizona Payment Standard Range||$528 to $646||$603 to $737||$795 to $971||$1,068 to $1,306||$1,103 to $1,348|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Navajo County, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||40|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,497|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||532|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||30.02%|
|Average Renter Household Size||3.28|
|Average Household Size||3.08|
|Median Household Income||$35,921 ±$1,585|
|Median Rent||$656 ±$29|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||38.47% ± 3.31pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Navajo County is a county in Arizona with a population of 107,656. There are 34,129 households in the county with an average household size of 3.08 persons. 30.02% of households in Navajo County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Navajo County
The median gross income for households in Navajo County is $35,921 a year, or $2,993 a month. The median rent for the county is $656 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Navajo County, a household making less than $2,187 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Navajo County.
Area Median Income In Navajo 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 Navajo County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,200
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 Navajo 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 Navajo County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Navajo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Navajo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Navajo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Navajo County
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