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

Discover affordable housing in Scottsdale where there are 10+ 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.

Hacienda de los Arcos Apartments

7529 E Culver Street, Scottsdale, Arizona 85257

Arizona Retirement Home I

7310 E Palm Ln, Scottsdale, Arizona 85257

Arizona Retirement Home II

7312 E Palm Ln, Scottsdale, Arizona 85257

Good Shepherd Homes of Az - East

6388 E Oak St, Scottsdale, Arizona 85257

Scottsdale New Ventura Apartments

980 N Granite Reef Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85257

Community Services of Arizona

4525 N 74th St, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251

Canalside Homes II

10177 E Osborn Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

Chdo Csa

3202 N 68th St, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251

Shalimar Sands ( Chdo and Scottsdale Funds )

6824 E 4th St, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251

S Csa Acquisition

Villa Ventura Apts, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Scottsdale, Arizona
$21.20 (+148%) more than Arizona minimum wage and $28.30 (+390%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Scottsdale, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) programs for Scottsdale, Arizona.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Scottsdale, Arizona.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Scottsdale, Arizona.

Go to the Arizona Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Scottsdale.

How many renters live in Scottsdale, Arizona?

The City of Scottsdale has 243,027 people living in 119,896 households.

There are 71,260 renters living in 39,556 renter households in this City. Renters make up 29.32 percent of the population living in Scottsdale.

What is the rental market like in Scottsdale, Arizona?

There are an estimated 139,380 housing units in the Scottsdale area. Of these, 42,481 units are rental homes, making up 30 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Scottsdale, Arizona, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Scottsdale?

The rental vacancy rate in Scottsdale is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Scottsdale
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
2,205 10,721 16,719 6,488 1,812
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Scottsdale

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

How many renter households in Scottsdale are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 47 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 21 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Scottsdale

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,460 to $2,890. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,460
One BR $1,599
Two BR $1,877
Three BR $2,541
Four BR $2,890
2024 Fair Market Rents in Scottsdale, Arizona

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

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 975 44 percent
One BR 5,240 49 percent
Two BR 4,566 27 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Scottsdale, Arizona

How many affordable rental units are in Scottsdale?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 135
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 164
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 47
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 8
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Scottsdale, Arizona

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

Income Based Apartments in Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale features 205 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 Scottsdale, Arizona

There are 198 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Scottsdale.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Scottsdale, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Scottsdale landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Scottsdale.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Scottsdale, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,689 and $2,065.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.