Affordable Housing In San Luis
Yuma County, Arizona

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Luis

Las Brisas Sunset Apartments

1579 N. Rio Seco St
San Luis, Arizona
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Bienestar Apartments II

690 N. 10th Ave
San Luis, Arizona

Orgullo Del Sol

879 E Counrty 22nd St.
San Luis, Arizona

Bienstar Apartments Phase II

690 N 10th Ave
San Luis, Arizona

Las Casitas Apartments

541 N 6th St
San Luis, Arizona

Las Quintas De Adobe Apartments

1600 N 10th Ave
San Luis, Arizona

Las Quintas De Adobe of San Luis 055 - 02

314 Mile N of G St
San Luis, Arizona
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in San Luis, 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 San Luis, Arizona

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Luis, Arizona

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 564 affordable apartments for rent in San Luis, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in San Luis, Arizona

San Luis 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 San Luis, Arizona

There are 564 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Luis.

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Luis, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay San Luis landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in San Luis.

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

2022 San Luis, 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
San Luis, Arizona Fair Market Rent $725 $736 $968 $1,375 $1,657
San Luis, 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.

San Luis, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 564
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.41%
Average Renter Household Size 3.10
Average Household Size 3.57
Median Household Income $30,637 ±$2,225
Median Rent $623 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.11% ± 9.32pp
Total Population 30,658

Population and Household Demographics

San Luis is a city in Yuma County, Arizona with a population of 30,658. There are 8,089 households in the city with an average household size of 3.57 persons. 27.41% of households in San Luis are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Luis

The median gross income for households in San Luis is $30,637 a year, or $2,553 a month. The median rent for the city is $623 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Luis, a household making less than $2,077 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.11% of households who rent are overburdened in San Luis.

Area Median Income In San Luis

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 San Luis, the AMI is calculated from all households within Yuma County.

In San Luis, 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 San Luis

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 San Luis

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the San Luis 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 San Luis 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 San Luis 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