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Affordable Housing In Arroyo Seco
Taos County, New Mexico

Housing Authorities that serve Arroyo Seco

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 Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

Arroyo Seco features 0 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 Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $828 and $1,012.

2021 Arroyo Seco, 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
Arroyo Seco, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $756 $760 $920 $1,144 $1,593
Arroyo Seco, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $680 to $832 $684 to $836 $828 to $1,012 $1,030 to $1,258 $1,434 to $1,752

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Arroyo Seco, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 12.18%
Average Renter Household Size 1.38
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $36,458 ±$21,525
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50% ± 70.09pp
Total Population 888

Population and Household Demographics

Arroyo Seco is a city in Taos County, New Mexico with a population of 888. There are 394 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 12.18% of households in Arroyo Seco are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Arroyo Seco

The median gross income for households in Arroyo Seco is $36,458 a year, or $3,038 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Arroyo Seco, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50% of households who rent are overburdened in Arroyo Seco.

Area Median Income In Arroyo Seco

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 Arroyo Seco, the AMI is calculated from all households within Taos County.

In Arroyo Seco, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,800

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 Arroyo Seco

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 Arroyo Seco

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Arroyo Seco AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Arroyo Seco AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,250 $22,000 $24,750 $27,450 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Arroyo Seco AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,750 $35,150 $39,550 $43,900 $47,450 $50,950 $54,450 $57,950