Affordable Housing In Yuma County
Arizona

Affordable Housing programs support 968 income based apartments in Yuma County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,746 affordable apartments in Yuma County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Yuma County, Arizona

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Yuma County.

Go to the Arizona Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Yuma County.

Terracina Apartments

1850 S AVENUE B
Yuma, Arizona
$501-714
2-3 BR
Affordable

Catalina Square Apartments

3000 Catalina Dr
Yuma, Arizona
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Las Brisas Sunset Apartments

1579 N. Rio Seco St
San Luis, Arizona
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Bienestar Apartments II

690 N. 10th Ave
San Luis, Arizona
Affordable

Charlene Gardens 2

280 S MAGNOLIA AVE
Yuma, Arizona

Vince Nelson Visa

2030 S AVENUE A
Yuma, Arizona

HACY Villa

480 S MADISON AVE
Yuma, Arizona

Charlene Gardens

655 S MAGNOLIA AVE
Yuma, Arizona

Valley Vista

8450 W US Highway 95
Somerton, Arizona

Moctezuma Apartments

345 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd.
San Luis, Arizona
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Affordable Housing In Yuma County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Yuma County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In San Luis, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in San Luis.
Affordable Housing In Somerton, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 9 apartment communities in Somerton.
Affordable Housing In Yuma, AZ Affordable Housing programs support 26 apartment communities in Yuma.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Yuma County, 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
Yuma County Housing Department Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency
Go to the Arizona Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Yuma County.

Yuma County, Arizona Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Yuma County, Arizona

Yuma County features 968 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 County, Arizona

There are 1,746 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Yuma County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Yuma County, Arizona

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Yuma County, Arizona for a two-bedroom apartment is between $966 and $1,180.

2023 Yuma County, 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
Yuma County, Arizona Fair Market Rent $810 $815 $1,073 $1,514 $1,828
Yuma County, Arizona Payment Standard Range $729 to $891 $734 to $897 $966 to $1,180 $1,363 to $1,665 $1,645 to $2,011

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Yuma County, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 43
Total Low Income Apartments 2,797
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 968
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.79
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $40,743 ±$1,111
Median Rent $839 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.03% ± 2.84pp
Total Population 202,987

Population and Household Demographics

Yuma County is a county in Arizona with a population of 202,987. There are 70,639 households in the county with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 31.93% of households in Yuma County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Yuma County

The median gross income for households in Yuma County is $40,743 a year, or $3,395 a month. The median rent for the county is $839 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Yuma County, a household making less than $2,797 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.03% of households who rent are overburdened in Yuma County.

Area Median Income In Yuma County

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.

In Yuma County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,200

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 Yuma County

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 Yuma County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Yuma County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $30,900 $33,200 $35,500 $37,800
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Yuma County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,050 $22,900 $25,750 $28,600 $30,900 $33,200 $35,500 $37,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Yuma County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,050 $36,600 $41,200 $45,750 $49,450 $53,100 $56,750 $60,400