Public Housing Agencies Serving Sunizona, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Cochise County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)
Go to the Arizona Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Sunizona.

Sunizona, Arizona Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Sunizona, Arizona

Sunizona 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 Sunizona, Arizona

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sunizona, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sunizona, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $868 and $1,060.

2023 Sunizona, 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
Sunizona, Arizona Fair Market Rent $727 $775 $964 $1,370 $1,642
Sunizona, Arizona Payment Standard Range $654 to $800 $698 to $853 $868 to $1,060 $1,233 to $1,507 $1,478 to $1,806

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Sunizona, 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 22.12%
Average Renter Household Size 1.28
Average Household Size 1.77
Median Household Income $24,875 ±$3,907
Median Rent $472 ±$293
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32% ± 91.78pp
Total Population 200

Population and Household Demographics

Sunizona is a city in Cochise County, Arizona with a population of 200. There are 113 households in the city with an average household size of 1.77 persons. 22.12% of households in Sunizona are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sunizona

The median gross income for households in Sunizona is $24,875 a year, or $2,073 a month. The median rent for the city is $472 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sunizona, a household making less than $1,573 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32% of households who rent are overburdened in Sunizona.

Area Median Income In Sunizona

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 Sunizona, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cochise County.

In Sunizona, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,000

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 Sunizona

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 Sunizona

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sunizona AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $39,650 $42,350 $45,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sunizona AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,950 $27,350 $30,750 $34,150 $36,900 $39,650 $42,350 $45,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sunizona AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,300 $43,750 $49,200 $54,650 $59,050 $63,400 $67,800 $72,150