Affordable Housing In Second Mesa
Navajo County, Arizona

Guide To Affordable Housing in Second Mesa, Arizona

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

Income Based Apartments in Second Mesa, Arizona

Second Mesa 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 Second Mesa, Arizona

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Second Mesa, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Second Mesa, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $847 and $1,035.

2022 Second Mesa, 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
Second Mesa, Arizona Fair Market Rent $633 $715 $941 $1,237 $1,307
Second Mesa, Arizona Payment Standard Range $570 to $696 $644 to $787 $847 to $1,035 $1,113 to $1,361 $1,176 to $1,438

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Second Mesa, 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 14.73%
Average Renter Household Size 4.14
Average Household Size 4.44
Median Household Income $31,974 ±$9,083
Median Rent $538 ±$153
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 55.81pp
Total Population 1,296

Population and Household Demographics

Second Mesa is a city in Navajo County, Arizona with a population of 1,296. There are 292 households in the city with an average household size of 4.44 persons. 14.73% of households in Second Mesa are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Second Mesa

The median gross income for households in Second Mesa is $31,974 a year, or $2,665 a month. The median rent for the city is $538 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Second Mesa, a household making less than $1,793 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in Second Mesa.

Area Median Income In Second Mesa

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 Second Mesa, the AMI is calculated from all households within Navajo County.

In Second Mesa, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,200

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 Second Mesa

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 Second Mesa

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Second Mesa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $25,950 $28,050 $30,150 $32,200 $34,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Second Mesa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,200 $20,800 $23,400 $25,950 $28,050 $30,150 $32,200 $34,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Second Mesa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,500 $44,850 $48,150 $51,500 $54,800