Affordable Housing In Yuma County
Arizona

41 Low Income Apartment Communities In Yuma County

Tierra Del Cielo Apartments

144 W BRENDA ST
Somerton, Arizona
Subsidized

La Posada Apartments

1900 W 30th St
Yuma, Arizona

Bienstar Apartments Phase II

690 N 10th Ave
San Luis, Arizona

Hotel San Carlos

106 E 1st St
Yuma, Arizona

Amistad Apartments

1260 Cesar Chavez Ave
Somerton, Arizona

Las Casitas Apartments

541 N 6th St
San Luis, Arizona

Las Quintas De Adobe Apartments

1600 N 10th Ave
San Luis, Arizona

La Mirada Villas

3900 W 22nd Ln
Yuma, Arizona

West Reservation Multi - Family Homes

143805 S Farm Rd
Somerton, Arizona
Subsidized

Moctezuma

8450 W US Highway 95
Somerton, Arizona

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Yuma County, Arizona

Housing Authority Programs
Yuma County Housing Department Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Yuma County, Arizona

There are 41 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,722 affordable apartments for rent in Yuma County, Arizona.

Income Based Apartments in Yuma County, Arizona

Yuma County features 928 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 $871 and $1,065.

2022 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 $725 $736 $968 $1,375 $1,657
Yuma County, Arizona Payment Standard Range $653 to $798 $662 to $810 $871 to $1,065 $1,238 to $1,513 $1,491 to $1,823

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Yuma County, AZ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 41
Total Low Income Apartments 2,722
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 928
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 $51,400

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.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $29,200 $31,350 $33,500 $35,650
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.
$18,900 $21,600 $24,300 $27,000 $29,200 $31,350 $33,500 $35,650
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.
$30,250 $34,600 $38,900 $43,200 $46,700 $50,150 $53,600 $57,050

Cities In Yuma County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Avenue B and C The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Avenue B and C is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Aztec The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aztec is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Buckshot The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buckshot is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Dateland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dateland is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Donovan Estates The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Donovan Estates is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Drysdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Drysdale is the Yuma County Housing Department.
El Prado Estates The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves El Prado Estates is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Fortuna Foothills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fortuna Foothills is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Gadsden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gadsden is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Martinez Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Martinez Lake is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Orange Grove Mobile Manor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orange Grove Mobile Manor is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Padre Ranchitos The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Padre Ranchitos is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Rancho Mesa Verde The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rancho Mesa Verde is the Yuma County Housing Department.
San Luis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Luis is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Somerton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Somerton is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Tacna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tacna is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Wall Lane The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wall Lane is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Wellton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wellton is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Wellton Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wellton Hills is the Yuma County Housing Department.
Yuma The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yuma is the Housing Authority of the City of Yuma.