Affordable Housing In Scenic
Mohave County, Arizona

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Scenic, 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 Scenic, Arizona

Housing Authority Programs
Mohave County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Scenic, Arizona

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

Income Based Apartments in Scenic, Arizona

Scenic 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 Scenic, Arizona

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Scenic, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Scenic, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $872 and $1,066.

2022 Scenic, 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
Scenic, Arizona Fair Market Rent $667 $766 $969 $1,364 $1,539
Scenic, Arizona Payment Standard Range $600 to $734 $689 to $843 $872 to $1,066 $1,228 to $1,500 $1,385 to $1,693

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Scenic, 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 23.09%
Average Renter Household Size 3.64
Average Household Size 2.82
Median Household Income $33,735 ±$27,408
Median Rent $618 ±$420
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.5% ± 39.13pp
Total Population 1,699

Population and Household Demographics

Scenic is a city in Mohave County, Arizona with a population of 1,699. There are 602 households in the city with an average household size of 2.82 persons. 23.09% of households in Scenic are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Scenic

The median gross income for households in Scenic is $33,735 a year, or $2,811 a month. The median rent for the city is $618 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Scenic, a household making less than $2,060 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Scenic.

Area Median Income In Scenic

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 Scenic, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mohave County.

In Scenic, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,700

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 Scenic

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 Scenic

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Scenic AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $30,100 $32,350 $34,550 $36,800
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Scenic AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,500 $22,300 $25,100 $27,850 $30,100 $32,350 $34,550 $36,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Scenic AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$31,200 $35,650 $40,100 $44,550 $48,150 $51,700 $55,250 $58,850