. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Prescott, Arizona - Affordable Housing Online

Bradshaw Senior Community

133 Bradshaw Dr
Prescott, Arizona
Rent Assisted

Village Towers

1075 Ruth St
Prescott, Arizona
Rent Assisted
S. 202

Pines at Prescott

1053 Sandretto Dr
Prescott, Arizona
Rent Assisted

Creekview Village Apartments

519 Miller Valley Road
Prescott, Arizona
Rent Assisted
1 BR


123 Bradshaw Dr
Prescott, Arizona
Rent Assisted
1 BR

Canyon Run Village

701 White Spar Rd
Prescott, Arizona
Rent Assisted

Willow Ridge

1205 Sandretto Dr
Prescott, Arizona
Rent Assisted

Casa De Pinos

117 Cory Ave
Prescott, Arizona
S. 202

Home W Yavapai Guidance Housing Smi 430 - 04

740 S Granite St
Prescott, Arizona
Rent Assisted
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There are 479 low-income apartments in Prescott that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 100 low-income homes in Prescott where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $263 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Prescott, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Arizona Department of Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Arizona Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Prescott.

Prescott, Arizona Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Prescott, Arizona

Prescott features 100 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 Prescott, Arizona

There are 479 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Prescott.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Prescott, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Prescott, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,153 and $1,409.

2023 Prescott, 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
Prescott, Arizona Fair Market Rent $857 $1,042 $1,281 $1,769 $2,045
Prescott, Arizona Payment Standard Range $771 to $943 $938 to $1,146 $1,153 to $1,409 $1,592 to $1,946 $1,841 to $2,250

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Prescott, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 579
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 100
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.04
Average Household Size 2.05
Median Household Income $44,846 ±$2,841
Median Rent $816 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.05% ± 5.7pp
Total Population 40,700

Population and Household Demographics

Prescott is a city in Yavapai County, Arizona with a population of 40,700. There are 18,843 households in the city with an average household size of 2.05 persons. 34.94% of households in Prescott are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Prescott

The median gross income for households in Prescott is $44,846 a year, or $3,737 a month. The median rent for the city is $816 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Prescott, a household making less than $2,720 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Prescott.

Area Median Income In Prescott

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 Prescott, the AMI is calculated from all households within Yavapai County.

In Prescott, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,700

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 Prescott

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 Prescott

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Prescott AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,900 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $49,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Prescott AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,450 $30,200 $34,000 $37,750 $40,800 $43,800 $46,850 $49,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Prescott AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,300 $48,350 $54,400 $60,400 $65,250 $70,100 $74,900 $79,750