Affordable Housing In Pima County
106 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pima County
Housing Authorities that serve Pima County
|Pima County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Pima County
|City of Tucson Department of Housing and Community Development||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|South Tucson Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Pima County, Arizona
There are 106 low income housing apartment communities offering 7,605 affordable apartments for rent in Pima County, Arizona.
Income Based Apartments in Pima County, Arizona
Pima County features 3,409 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 4,196 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.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Pima County, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||106|
|Total Low Income Apartments||7,605|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||3,409|
|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|
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.1
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 $63,900
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
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$13,450||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$42,200|
|50% of Median||$22,400||$25,600||$28,800||$31,950||$34,550||$37,100||$39,650||$42,200|
|80% of Median||$35,800||$40,900||$46,000||$51,100||$55,200||$59,300||$63,400||$67,500|
Cities In Pima County
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