Affordable Housing In Patagonia
Santa Cruz County, Arizona

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Patagonia

Arizona

295 Pennsylvania
Patagonia, Arizona
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Patagonia, Arizona

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 6 affordable apartments for rent in Patagonia, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Patagonia, Arizona

Patagonia 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 Patagonia, Arizona

There are 6 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Patagonia.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Patagonia, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Patagonia, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $761 and $931.

2022 Patagonia, 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
Patagonia, Arizona Fair Market Rent $574 $643 $846 $1,143 $1,147
Patagonia, Arizona Payment Standard Range $517 to $631 $579 to $707 $761 to $931 $1,029 to $1,257 $1,032 to $1,262

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Patagonia, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 6
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.68%
Average Renter Household Size 1.87
Average Household Size 2.03
Median Household Income $19,157 ±$4,757
Median Rent $634 ±$160
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 22.22% ± 17.8pp
Total Population 708

Population and Household Demographics

Patagonia is a city in Santa Cruz County, Arizona with a population of 708. There are 349 households in the city with an average household size of 2.03 persons. 38.68% of households in Patagonia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Patagonia

The median gross income for households in Patagonia is $19,157 a year, or $1,596 a month. The median rent for the city is $634 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Patagonia, a household making less than $2,113 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 22.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Patagonia.

Area Median Income In Patagonia

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 Patagonia, the AMI is calculated from all households within Santa Cruz County.

In Patagonia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,100

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 Patagonia

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 Patagonia

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Patagonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $25,850 $27,950 $30,000 $32,100 $34,150
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Patagonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,100 $20,700 $23,300 $25,850 $27,950 $30,000 $32,100 $34,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Patagonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$28,950 $33,100 $37,250 $41,350 $44,700 $48,000 $51,300 $54,600