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Affordable Housing In New River
Maricopa County, Arizona

Housing Authorities that serve New River

Housing Authority Programs
Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in New River, Arizona

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in New River, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in New River, Arizona

New River 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 New River, Arizona

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in New River.

Housing Choice Vouchers in New River, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in New River, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,126 and $1,376.

2021 New River, 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
New River, Arizona Fair Market Rent $933 $1,032 $1,251 $1,765 $2,010
New River, Arizona Payment Standard Range $840 to $1,026 $929 to $1,135 $1,126 to $1,376 $1,589 to $1,942 $1,809 to $2,211

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

New River, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 12.34%
Average Renter Household Size 3.00
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $74,920 ±$8,011
Median Rent $1,448 ±$702
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.67% ± 19.19pp
Total Population 15,289

Population and Household Demographics

New River is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona with a population of 15,289. There are 5,907 households in the city with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 12.34% of households in New River are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New River

The median gross income for households in New River is $74,920 a year, or $6,243 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,448 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In New River, a household making less than $4,827 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.67% of households who rent are overburdened in New River.

Area Median Income In New River

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 New River, the AMI is calculated from all households within Maricopa County.

In New River, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,000

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 New River

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 New River

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the New River AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,600 $19,000 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the New River AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,500 $42,700 $45,850 $49,000 $52,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the New River AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,250 $50,600 $56,900 $63,200 $68,300 $73,350 $78,400 $83,450