Affordable Housing In Peoria
Maricopa County, Arizona

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Peoria

Rancho Del Sol Apartments

11039 N 87th Ave
Peoria, Arizona
2-4 BR

Quail Run Apartments

13868 N 79th Avenue
Peoria, Arizona
1-2 BR

Steeplechase Apartments

8610 N 91st Ave
Peoria, Arizona
2-3 BR

Sycamore At Scottsdale

6599 East Thomas Road
Peoria, Arizona

Rosa Linda Senior Center

10245 N 87th Ave
Peoria, Arizona
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ironwood Estates Apartments

8910 E Monroe
Peoria, Arizona

Cm Peoria Csa Rehab

8954 W Monroe St
Peoria, Arizona

John Hammond Homes

8504 W Washington St
Peoria, Arizona

Ironwood Estates

8930 W Monroe St
Peoria, Arizona

Park View Estates

10950 N 87th Ave
Peoria, Arizona

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Peoria, Arizona

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Peoria, Arizona

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Peoria, Arizona

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,216 affordable apartments for rent in Peoria, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Peoria, Arizona

Peoria features 196 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 Peoria, Arizona

There are 670 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Peoria.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Peoria, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Peoria landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Peoria.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Peoria, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,180 and $1,442.

2022 Peoria, 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
Peoria, Arizona Fair Market Rent $1,005 $1,091 $1,311 $1,825 $2,078
Peoria, Arizona Payment Standard Range $905 to $1,106 $982 to $1,200 $1,180 to $1,442 $1,643 to $2,008 $1,870 to $2,286

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Peoria, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 1,216
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 196
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.34%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $65,314 ±$1,691
Median Rent $1,104 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.81% ± 3.2pp
Total Population 163,664

Population and Household Demographics

Peoria is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona with a population of 163,664. There are 58,588 households in the city with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 29.34% of households in Peoria are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Peoria

The median gross income for households in Peoria is $65,314 a year, or $5,443 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,104 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Peoria, a household making less than $3,680 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.81% of households who rent are overburdened in Peoria.

Area Median Income In Peoria

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

In Peoria, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,800

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 Peoria

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 Peoria

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Peoria AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,550 $21,200 $23,850 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Peoria AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,950 $35,350 $39,750 $44,150 $47,700 $51,250 $54,750 $58,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Peoria AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,500 $56,550 $63,600 $70,650 $76,350 $82,000 $87,650 $93,300