Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Safford, AZ

Discover affordable housing in Safford where there are 6+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Mountain View Terrace Apartments

1901 W Pepper Tree Dr Ofc, Safford, Arizona 85546

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accessibility Accessible

Mt Graham Apartments

2040 S 20th Ave, Safford, Arizona 85546

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payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Sunshine Valley II Apartments

1901 S 20th Ave, Safford, Arizona 85546

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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Safford Villa Apartments

106 W 11th St, Safford, Arizona 85546

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payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Casa De Flores Apartments

1775 S 20th Ave, Safford, Arizona 85546

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Pinaleno Foothills Apartments

2500 S 17th Ave, Safford, Arizona 85546

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accessibility Accessible

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Safford, Arizona

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Safford, Arizona
$7.56 (+53%) more than Arizona minimum wage and $14.66 (+202%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Safford, Arizona?

The City of Safford has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 18.74 percent of the population living in Safford.

What is the rental market like in Safford, Arizona?

There are an estimated housing units in the Safford area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Safford, Arizona, there are 1.15 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Safford?

The rental vacancy rate in Safford is 13 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Safford for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Safford
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
72 201 161 253 169
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Safford

A large number of apartments in Safford have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Safford

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $928 to $1,963. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $928
One BR $933
Two BR $1,157
Three BR $1,611
Four BR $1,963
2024 Fair Market Rents in Safford, Arizona

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Safford?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 59 82 percent
One BR 162 81 percent
Two BR 111 69 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Safford, Arizona

How many affordable rental units are in Safford?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Safford, Arizona including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Safford, Arizona

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Safford, Arizona

Safford features 107 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 Safford, Arizona

There are 105 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Safford.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Safford, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Safford, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,041 and $1,273.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.