Affordable Housing In Scottsdale
Maricopa County, Arizona

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Scottsdale

Arizona Retirement Home I

7310 E Palm Ln
Scottsdale, Arizona
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Arizona Retirement Home II

7312 E Palm Ln
Scottsdale, Arizona
Call For Rent
1 BR

Hacienda de los Arcos Apartments

7529 E Culver Street
Scottsdale, Arizona
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Good Shepherd Homes of Az - East

6388 E Oak St
Scottsdale, Arizona
Elderly Supportive Housing

Scottsdale New Ventura Apartments

980 N Granite Reef Rd
Scottsdale, Arizona

Canalside Homes II

10177 E Osborn Rd
Scottsdale, Arizona

Chdo Csa

3202 N 68th St
Scottsdale, Arizona

Community Services of Arizona

4525 N 74th St
Scottsdale, Arizona

S Csa Acquisition

Villa Ventura Apts
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in 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.

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 Scottsdale, Arizona

Housing Authority Programs
Scottsdale Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Housing Authority of Maricopa County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Scottsdale, Arizona

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 405 affordable apartments for rent in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale features 206 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 199 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 $1,566 and $1,914.

2023 Scottsdale, 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
Scottsdale, Arizona Fair Market Rent $1,344 $1,467 $1,740 $2,386 $2,716
Scottsdale, Arizona Payment Standard Range $1,210 to $1,478 $1,320 to $1,614 $1,566 to $1,914 $2,147 to $2,625 $2,444 to $2,988

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Scottsdale, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 405
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 206
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.08
Average Household Size 2.20
Median Household Income $73,288 ±$2,059
Median Rent $1,140 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.44% ± 2.47pp
Total Population 227,471

Population and Household Demographics

Scottsdale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona with a population of 227,471. There are 102,424 households in the city with an average household size of 2.20 persons. 33.99% of households in Scottsdale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Scottsdale

The median gross income for households in Scottsdale is $73,288 a year, or $6,107 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,140 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Scottsdale, a household making less than $3,800 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.44% of households who rent are overburdened in Scottsdale.

Area Median Income In Scottsdale

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 Scottsdale, the AMI is calculated from all households within Maricopa County.

In Scottsdale, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,800

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 Scottsdale

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 Scottsdale

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Scottsdale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,550 $21,200 $23,850 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Scottsdale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,950 $35,350 $39,750 $44,150 $47,700 $51,250 $54,750 $58,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Scottsdale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,500 $56,550 $63,600 $70,650 $76,350 $82,000 $87,650 $93,300