Affordable Housing In Parker
La Paz County, Arizona

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Parker

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13370 1st Ave
Parker, Arizona
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Parker, Arizona

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 29 affordable apartments for rent in Parker, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Parker, Arizona

Parker 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 Parker, Arizona

There are 29 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Parker.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Parker, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Parker, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $957 and $1,169.

2022 Parker, 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
Parker, Arizona Fair Market Rent $710 $808 $1,063 $1,446 $1,523
Parker, Arizona Payment Standard Range $639 to $781 $727 to $889 $957 to $1,169 $1,301 to $1,591 $1,371 to $1,675

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Parker, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 29
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.87%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.90
Median Household Income $43,271 ±$3,787
Median Rent $711 ±$100
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.36% ± 10.53pp
Total Population 3,068

Population and Household Demographics

Parker is a city in La Paz County, Arizona with a population of 3,068. There are 995 households in the city with an average household size of 2.90 persons. 33.87% of households in Parker are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Parker

The median gross income for households in Parker is $43,271 a year, or $3,606 a month. The median rent for the city is $711 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Parker, a household making less than $2,370 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Parker.

Area Median Income In Parker

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 Parker, the AMI is calculated from all households within La Paz County.

In Parker, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,700

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 Parker

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 Parker

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Parker AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,250 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Parker AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,400 $21,000 $23,650 $26,250 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Parker AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $42,000 $45,400 $48,750 $52,100 $55,450