Affordable Housing In Pima County
Arizona

108 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pima County

Valle Del Sur

251 W 38th St
Tucson, Arizona
$539-732
1-4 BR

Casa Bonita

5720 S Randall Blvd
Tucson, Arizona
$335-559
1 BR

Bnai Brith Covenant House II

4414 E 2nd St
Tucson, Arizona
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sentinel Plaza

125 S Linda Ave
Tucson, Arizona
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
62+

Blanche Johnson Courtyards

1435 E 36th St
Tucson, Arizona
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sunnyside Pointe Villas

730 E Emma Maria St
Tucson, Arizona
$759-908
3 BR
62+

Menlo Park Apartments

427 N. Grande Ave
Tucson, Arizona
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Bnai BrithGerd

370 N Pantano Rd
Tucson, Arizona
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Armory Park Apartments

211 S 5th Ave
Tucson, Arizona
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized

Miracle Point Apartments

375 W Blacklidge Dr
Tucson, Arizona
$644-769
1-2 BR

Housing Authorities that serve Pima County

Housing Authority Programs
Pima County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pima County, Arizona

There are 108 low income housing apartment communities offering 7,761 affordable apartments for rent in Pima County, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Pima County, Arizona

Pima County features 3,438 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 Pima County, Arizona

There are 4,323 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pima County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pima County, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pima County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pima County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pima County, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $863 and $1,055.

2021 Pima County, 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
Pima County, Arizona Fair Market Rent $633 $728 $959 $1,372 $1,627
Pima County, Arizona Payment Standard Range $570 to $696 $655 to $801 $863 to $1,055 $1,235 to $1,509 $1,464 to $1,790

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pima County, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 108
Total Low Income Apartments 7,761
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,438
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.84%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $46,162 ±$620
Median Rent $816 ±$7
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.96% ± 1.05pp
Total Population 998,537

Population and Household Demographics

Pima County is a county in Arizona with a population of 998,537. There are 389,658 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 38.84% of households in Pima County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pima County

The median gross income for households in Pima County is $46,162 a year, or $3,847 a month. The median rent for the county is $816 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pima County, a household making less than $2,720 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Pima County.

Area Median Income In Pima County

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.

In Pima County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,600

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 Pima County

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 Pima County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pima County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,450 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pima County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,050 $27,450 $30,900 $34,300 $37,050 $39,800 $42,550 $45,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pima County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,450 $43,950 $49,450 $54,900 $59,300 $63,700 $68,100 $72,500

Cities In Pima County

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City Served By
Ajo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ajo is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Ak Chin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ak Chin is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Ali Chuk The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ali Chuk is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Ali Chukson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ali Chukson is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Ali Molina The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ali Molina is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Anegam The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anegam is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Arivaca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arivaca is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Arivaca Junction The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arivaca Junction is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Avra Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Avra Valley is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Casas Adobes The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Casas Adobes is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Catalina The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Catalina is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Catalina Foothills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Catalina Foothills is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Charco The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Charco is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Chiawuli Tak The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chiawuli Tak is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Comobabi The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Comobabi is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Corona de Tucson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Corona de Tucson is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Cowlic The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cowlic is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Drexel Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Drexel Heights is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Elephant Head The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elephant Head is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Flowing Wells The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Flowing Wells is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Green Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green Valley is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Gu Oidak The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gu Oidak is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Haivana Nakya The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haivana Nakya is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Ko Vaya The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ko Vaya is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Littletown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Littletown is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Maish Vaya The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maish Vaya is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Marana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marana is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Nelson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nelson is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Nolic The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nolic is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Oro Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oro Valley is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Picture Rocks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Picture Rocks is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Pimaco Two The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pimaco Two is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Pisinemo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pisinemo is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Rillito The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rillito is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Rincon Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rincon Valley is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Sahuarita The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sahuarita is the Pima County Housing Authority.
San Miguel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Miguel is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Santa Rosa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Santa Rosa is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Sells The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sells is the Pima County Housing Authority.
South Komelik The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Komelik is the Pima County Housing Authority.
South Tucson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve South Tucson are the South Tucson Housing Authority and Pima County Housing Authority.
Summerhaven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Summerhaven is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Summit The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Summit is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Tanque Verde The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tanque Verde is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Three Points The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Three Points is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Topawa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Topawa is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Tucson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tucson are the City of Tucson Department of Housing and Community Development and Pima County Housing Authority.
Tucson Estates The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tucson Estates is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Vail The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vail is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Valencia West The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valencia West is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Ventana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ventana is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Wahak Hotrontk The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wahak Hotrontk is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Why The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Why is the Pima County Housing Authority.
Willow Canyon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Willow Canyon is the Pima County Housing Authority.