Affordable Housing In Navajo County

40 Low Income Apartment Communities In Navajo County

Fairway Manor

2225 W Lyon Crest Rd
Snowflake, Arizona

Mountain Oaks Apartments

150 N 5th St
Show Low, Arizona

Kayenta VI

30 Teed In Deeh
Kayenta, Arizona

Rainbow Lake I Apartments

PO Box 910
Lakeside, Arizona

Grantree Apartments

90 W Old Linden Rd
Show Low, Arizona

Ponderosa Meadows

250 N 16th Ave
Show Low, Arizona

Jeddito Townhomes

PO Box 844
First Mesa, Arizona

Ponderosa Park Apartments

981 W McNeil
Show Low, Arizona

Wmaha Tax Credit Rehabilitation 3

3165 Chinatown St
Whiteriver, Arizona

White Mountain Apache Housing

PO Box 700
Whiteriver, Arizona

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 $847 and $1,035.

2022 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 $633 $715 $941 $1,237 $1,307
Navajo County, Arizona Payment Standard Range $570 to $696 $644 to $787 $847 to $1,035 $1,113 to $1,361 $1,176 to $1,438

Sourced from federal housing data and 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
Total Population 107,656

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

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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.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $25,950 $28,050 $30,150 $32,200 $34,300
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.
$18,200 $20,800 $23,400 $25,950 $28,050 $30,150 $32,200 $34,300
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.
$29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,500 $44,850 $48,150 $51,500 $54,800

Cities In Navajo County

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City Served By
Clay Springs
East Fork
First Mesa
Fort Apache
Hard Rock
Heber Overgaard
Hotevilla Bacavi
Indian Wells
Joseph City
Keams Canyon
Kykotsmovi Village
Lake of the Woods
Low Mountain
North Fork
Oljato Monument Valley
Oljato-Monument Valley
Pinetop Country Club
Pinetop Lakeside
Rainbow City
Seba Dalkai
Second Mesa
Seven Mile
Show Low
Sun Valley
Tees Toh
Turkey Creek
Wagon Wheel
White Mountain Lake
Winslow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winslow is the Winslow Public Housing Authority.