Affordable Housing In Whiteriver
Navajo County, Arizona

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Whiteriver

Wmaha Tax Credit Rehabilitation 3

3165 Chinatown St
Whiteriver, Arizona

White Mountain Apache Housing

PO Box 700
Whiteriver, Arizona

Apache Ridge Townhomes

235 W Fatco Rd
Whiteriver, Arizona
Subsidized

Apache Ridge II

1320 S Palomino Rd
Whiteriver, Arizona
Subsidized

Wmaha Tax Credit Rehabilitation 2

1716 S Appaloosa Ave
Whiteriver, Arizona

Home Apache Ridge II 412 - 04 - 02

Palomino Rd
Whiteriver, Arizona

Wmaha Tax Credit Rehabilitation 1

White Mountain Apache Reservation
Whiteriver, Arizona
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Whiteriver, Arizona

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 201 affordable apartments for rent in Whiteriver, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Whiteriver, Arizona

Whiteriver features 45 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 Whiteriver, Arizona

There are 156 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Whiteriver.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Whiteriver, Arizona

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

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

2022 Whiteriver, 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
Whiteriver, Arizona Fair Market Rent $633 $715 $941 $1,237 $1,307
Whiteriver, 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.

Whiteriver, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 201
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 45
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 51.54%
Average Renter Household Size 3.89
Average Household Size 4.50
Median Household Income $23,571 ±$2,675
Median Rent $366 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 21.87% ± 8.65pp
Total Population 4,766

Population and Household Demographics

Whiteriver is a city in Navajo County, Arizona with a population of 4,766. There are 1,038 households in the city with an average household size of 4.50 persons. 51.54% of households in Whiteriver are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Whiteriver

The median gross income for households in Whiteriver is $23,571 a year, or $1,964 a month. The median rent for the city is $366 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Whiteriver, a household making less than $1,220 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 21.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Whiteriver.

Area Median Income In Whiteriver

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

In Whiteriver, 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 Whiteriver

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 Whiteriver

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Whiteriver 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 Whiteriver 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 Whiteriver 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