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Affordable Housing In Queen Creek
Maricopa County, Arizona

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Queen Creek

Happy Acres Coop

18044 E San Tan Blvd
Queen Creek, Arizona
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Queen Creek

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Queen Creek, Arizona

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 32 affordable apartments for rent in Queen Creek, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Queen Creek, Arizona

Queen Creek features 32 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 Queen Creek, Arizona

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Queen Creek.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Queen Creek, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Queen Creek landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Queen Creek.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Queen Creek, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,056 and $1,290.

2020 Queen Creek, 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
Fair Market Rent $847 $958 $1,173 $1,676 $1,916
Payment Standard Range $762 to $932 $862 to $1,054 $1,056 to $1,290 $1,508 to $1,844 $1,724 to $2,108

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Queen Creek, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 32
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.5%
Average Renter Household Size 3.71
Average Household Size 3.44
Median Household Income $83,678 ±$3,101
Median Rent $1,249 ±$139
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.71% ± 15.36pp
Total Population 30,143

Population and Household Demographics

Queen Creek is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona with a population of 30,143. There are 8,758 households in the city with an average household size of 3.44 persons. 20.5% of households in Queen Creek are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Queen Creek

The median gross income for households in Queen Creek is $83,678 a year, or $6,973 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,249 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Queen Creek, a household making less than $4,163 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Queen Creek.

Area Median Income In Queen Creek

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

In Queen Creek, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,800

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 Queen Creek

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 Queen Creek

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,350 $18,700 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,250 $31,150 $35,050 $38,900 $42,050 $45,150 $48,250 $51,350
80% of Median $43,600 $49,800 $56,050 $62,250 $67,250 $72,250 $77,200 $82,200