Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Phoenix, AZ

Discover affordable housing in Phoenix where there are 182+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Village Square

14014 N. 32nd Street , Phoenix, Arizona 85032

bed 1-2
payment $535-789/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Hacienda Del Rio

4121 W McDowell Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85009

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Paradise Shadows Apartments

16035 N 27th St , Phoenix, Arizona 85032

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Camelback Properties

5102 N 11th Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

bed Studio-3
payment Subsidized

Casa De Paz Fillmore

3335 W Fillmore St, Phoenix, Arizona 85008

bed 3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Peoria Place

1525 N 39th Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85009

bed 1-2
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

Sunnyslope Manor

205 E Ruth Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85020

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Fillmore Gardens

802 N 22nd Pl, Phoenix, Arizona 85006

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Hong Lok

3930 N. 24th Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85015

bed 1
payment Subsidized
elderly Senior
accessibility Accessible

Paradise Valley Baptist Retirement Center

11640 N. 27th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85028

bed 1
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
elderly Senior

Fillmore Courtyard Apartments

722 W Taylor St, Phoenix, Arizona 85007

bed 1
payment Subsidized
elderly Senior
accessibility Accessible

Casa de Paz Sahuaro

1530 E Sahuro DR # 108, Phoenix, Arizona 85020

bed 2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Casa de Paz IV Sunland

435 E Sunland Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Casa Madrid

4417 N. 12th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85041

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Casa D

4121 N 26th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85016

bed 2
payment Subsidized

Broadway House Apartments

2201 E Broadway Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

bed 1-2
payment Subsidized

Myrtle Manor Apartments

2602 W Myrtle Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85051

bed 2-3
payment Subsidized

Hong Ning House Apartments

3920 N 24th Ave , Phoenix, Arizona 85015

bed Studio-1
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
elderly Senior

St Marys Manor

6515 N 39th Ave , Phoenix, Arizona 85019

bed Studio-1
payment Subsidized
elderly Senior
accessibility Accessible

Ocotillo Apartments

1780 West Missouri Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85015

bed Studio-2

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Phoenix, Arizona

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Phoenix, Arizona
$35.55/hour
$21.20 (+148%) more than Arizona minimum wage and $28.30 (+390%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Phoenix, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Phoenix, Arizona.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) programs for Phoenix, Arizona.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Phoenix, Arizona.

Go to the Arizona Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Phoenix.

How many renters live in Phoenix, Arizona?

The City of Phoenix has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 38.67 percent of the population living in Phoenix.

What is the rental market like in Phoenix, Arizona?

There are an estimated housing units in the Phoenix area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Phoenix, Arizona, there are 1.07 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Phoenix?

The rental vacancy rate in Phoenix is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Phoenix for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Phoenix
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
21,004 67,343 98,813 48,855 19,946
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Phoenix

A large number of apartments in Phoenix have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Phoenix

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,460 to $2,890. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,460
One BR $1,599
Two BR $1,877
Three BR $2,541
Four BR $2,890
2024 Fair Market Rents in Phoenix, Arizona

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Phoenix?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 16,382 78 percent
One BR 46,087 68 percent
Two BR 46,182 47 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Phoenix, Arizona

How many affordable rental units are in Phoenix?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Phoenix, Arizona including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Phoenix, Arizona

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix features 7,407 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 Phoenix, Arizona

There are 7,557 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Phoenix.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Phoenix, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Phoenix landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Phoenix.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Phoenix, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,689 and $2,065.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.