Affordable Housing In Rancho Mesa Verde
Yuma County, Arizona

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Rancho Mesa Verde, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Rancho Mesa Verde, Arizona

Housing Authority Programs
Yuma County Housing Department Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rancho Mesa Verde, Arizona

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Rancho Mesa Verde, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Rancho Mesa Verde, Arizona

Rancho Mesa Verde features 0 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 Rancho Mesa Verde, Arizona

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rancho Mesa Verde, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rancho Mesa Verde, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $871 and $1,065.

2022 Rancho Mesa Verde, 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
Rancho Mesa Verde, Arizona Fair Market Rent $725 $736 $968 $1,375 $1,657
Rancho Mesa Verde, Arizona Payment Standard Range $653 to $798 $662 to $810 $871 to $1,065 $1,238 to $1,513 $1,491 to $1,823

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rancho Mesa Verde, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 3.66
Median Household Income $21,891 ±$11,860
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 619

Population and Household Demographics

Rancho Mesa Verde is a city in Yuma County, Arizona with a population of 619. There are 169 households in the city with an average household size of 3.66 persons. % of households in Rancho Mesa Verde are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rancho Mesa Verde

The median gross income for households in Rancho Mesa Verde is $21,891 a year, or $1,824 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Rancho Mesa Verde

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 Rancho Mesa Verde, the AMI is calculated from all households within Yuma County.

In Rancho Mesa Verde, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,400

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 Rancho Mesa Verde

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 Rancho Mesa Verde

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rancho Mesa Verde AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $29,200 $31,350 $33,500 $35,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rancho Mesa Verde AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,900 $21,600 $24,300 $27,000 $29,200 $31,350 $33,500 $35,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rancho Mesa Verde AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,250 $34,600 $38,900 $43,200 $46,700 $50,150 $53,600 $57,050