Affordable Housing In Angel Fire
Colfax County, New Mexico

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Angel Fire

Angel Skye

3381 Mountain View Blvd
Angel Fire, New Mexico
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Angel Fire, New Mexico

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 Angel Fire, New Mexico

Housing Authority Programs
Northern Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Angel Fire, New Mexico

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Angel Fire, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in Angel Fire, New Mexico

Angel Fire features 24 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 Angel Fire, New Mexico

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Angel Fire, New Mexico

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Angel Fire, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $653 and $799.

2022 Angel Fire, New Mexico 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
Angel Fire, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $550 $560 $726 $897 $1,012
Angel Fire, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $495 to $605 $504 to $616 $653 to $799 $807 to $987 $911 to $1,113

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Angel Fire, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.55%
Average Renter Household Size 1.48
Average Household Size 1.96
Median Household Income $56,645 ±$15,935
Median Rent $789 ±$183
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.67% ± 11.13pp
Total Population 960

Population and Household Demographics

Angel Fire is a city in Colfax County, New Mexico with a population of 960. There are 491 households in the city with an average household size of 1.96 persons. 30.55% of households in Angel Fire are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Angel Fire

The median gross income for households in Angel Fire is $56,645 a year, or $4,720 a month. The median rent for the city is $789 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Angel Fire, a household making less than $2,630 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Angel Fire.

Area Median Income In Angel Fire

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 Angel Fire, the AMI is calculated from all households within Colfax County.

In Angel Fire, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,900

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 Angel Fire

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 Angel Fire

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Angel Fire AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,400 $37,850 $40,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Angel Fire AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,500 $32,950 $35,400 $37,850 $40,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Angel Fire AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,200 $39,050 $43,950 $48,800 $52,750 $56,650 $60,550 $64,450