Affordable Housing In Show Low
Navajo County, Arizona

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Show Low

Mountain Park Townhomes

3060 E Show Low Lake Rd
Show Low, Arizona


100 W Cooley St
Show Low, Arizona

Mountain Oaks Apartments

150 N 5th St
Show Low, Arizona

Grantree Apartments

90 W Old Linden Rd
Show Low, Arizona

Ponderosa Meadows

250 N 16th Ave
Show Low, Arizona

Ponderosa Park Apartments

981 W McNeil
Show Low, Arizona

Mountain Village

301 E McNeil
Show Low, Arizona

Timberstone Apartments II

200 W Cooley St
Show Low, Arizona

Show Low Apts

1451 W Mcneil
Show Low, Arizona
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Show Low, Arizona

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 442 affordable apartments for rent in Show Low, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Show Low, Arizona

Show Low features 96 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 Show Low, Arizona

There are 274 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Show Low.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Show Low, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Show Low landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Show Low.

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

2022 Show Low, 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
Show Low, Arizona Fair Market Rent $633 $715 $941 $1,237 $1,307
Show Low, 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 research.

Show Low, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 442
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 96
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.87%
Average Renter Household Size 2.82
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $42,614 ±$4,996
Median Rent $769 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.99% ± 8.21pp
Total Population 10,768

Population and Household Demographics

Show Low is a city in Navajo County, Arizona with a population of 10,768. There are 4,123 households in the city with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 35.87% of households in Show Low are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Show Low

The median gross income for households in Show Low is $42,614 a year, or $3,551 a month. The median rent for the city is $769 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Show Low, a household making less than $2,563 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Show Low.

Area Median Income In Show Low

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 Show Low, the AMI is calculated from all households within Navajo County.

In Show Low, 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 Show Low

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 Show Low

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Show Low 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 Show Low 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 Show Low 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