Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Yuma, AZ

Discover affordable housing in Yuma where there are 69+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Catalina Square Apartments

3000 Catalina Dr, Yuma, Arizona 85364

bed 1

Yuma Senior Terrace

2317 S 34th Dr, Yuma, Arizona 85364

James E Jefferson Manor

1350 W 5th St, Yuma, Arizona 85364

L M Kelly Apartments

721 E 24th St, Yuma, Arizona 85365

Terracina Apartments

1850 S AVENUE B, Yuma, Arizona 85364

bed 2-3
payment $501-714/mo.

10824 S Ave Primavera

10824 S Ave Primavera, Yuma, Arizona 85367

bed 4
payment $1700/mo.

1003 6th Ave

1003 6th Ave, Yuma, Arizona 85364

bed 1
payment $895/mo.

4125 S Buckthorn Dr

4125 S Buckthorn Dr, Yuma, Arizona 85365

bed 4
payment $1800/mo.

11306 S Clara Anita Dr

11306 S Clara Anita Dr, Yuma, Arizona 85367

bed 1
payment $850/mo.

7279 E 39th St

7279 E 39th St, Yuma, Arizona 85365

bed 3
payment $1450/mo.

783 E 24th St Unit B

783 E 24th St, Yuma, Arizona 85365

bed 2
payment $1200/mo.

3695 S Desert Air Dr

3695 S Desert Air Dr, Yuma, Arizona 85365

bed 3
payment $1550/mo.

3701 W 22nd St

3701 W 22nd St, Yuma, Arizona 85364

bed 3
payment $1445/mo.

2372 S Madison Ave

2372 S Madison Ave, Yuma, Arizona 85364

bed 3
payment $1450/mo.

13160 E 51st St

13160 E 51st St, Yuma, Arizona 85367

bed 3
payment $1650/mo.

1716 S 46th Dr

1716 S 46th Dr, Yuma, Arizona 85364

bed 4
payment $1450/mo.

4426 W 20th Pl

4426 W 20th Pl, Yuma, Arizona 85364

bed 4
payment $1400/mo.

3674 S Hinckley Dr

3674 S Hinckley Dr, Yuma, Arizona 85365

bed 4
payment $1750/mo.

7687 E 40th Rd

7687 E 40th Rd, Yuma, Arizona 85365

bed 4
payment $1950/mo.

1663 W 12th Ln

1663 W 12th Ln, Yuma, Arizona 85364

bed 3
payment $1750/mo.

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Yuma, Arizona

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Yuma, Arizona
$9.59 (+67%) more than Arizona minimum wage and $16.69 (+230%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Yuma, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), Family Unification Program (FUP) programs for Yuma, Arizona.

Go to the Arizona Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Yuma.

How many renters live in Yuma, Arizona?

The City of Yuma has 98,517 people living in 39,210 households.

There are 28,400 renters living in 12,916 renter households in this City. Renters make up 28.83 percent of the population living in Yuma.

What is the rental market like in Yuma, Arizona?

There are an estimated 42,718 housing units in the Yuma area. Of these, 14,195 units are rental homes, making up 33 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Yuma, Arizona, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Yuma?

The rental vacancy rate in Yuma is 8 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Yuma for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Yuma
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,933 2,485 3,757 3,658 1,035
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Yuma

A large number of apartments in Yuma have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Yuma are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 49 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 14 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Yuma

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $956 to $2,145. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $956
One BR $962
Two BR $1,264
Three BR $1,752
Four BR $2,145
2024 Fair Market Rents in Yuma, Arizona

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Yuma?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 1,037 54 percent
One BR 1,957 79 percent
Two BR 2,610 69 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Yuma, Arizona

How many affordable rental units are in Yuma?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Yuma, Arizona including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 848
Public Housing 35
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 193
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Yuma, Arizona

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Yuma, Arizona

Yuma features 605 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 Yuma, Arizona

There are 929 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Yuma.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Yuma, Arizona

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Yuma landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Yuma.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Yuma, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,138 and $1,390.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.