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Affordable Housing In Bluewater Acres
Cibola County, New Mexico

Housing Authorities that serve Bluewater Acres

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 Bluewater Acres, New Mexico

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

Income Based Apartments in Bluewater Acres, New Mexico

Bluewater Acres 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 Bluewater Acres, New Mexico

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bluewater Acres, New Mexico

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bluewater Acres, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $672 and $822.

2021 Bluewater Acres, 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
Bluewater Acres, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $640 $655 $747 $942 $1,013
Bluewater Acres, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $576 to $704 $590 to $721 $672 to $822 $848 to $1,036 $912 to $1,114

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bluewater Acres, 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 26.58%
Average Renter Household Size 1.71
Average Household Size 2.20
Median Household Income $28,670 ±$10,204
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 100% ± 45.36pp
Total Population 347

Population and Household Demographics

Bluewater Acres is a city in Cibola County, New Mexico with a population of 347. There are 158 households in the city with an average household size of 2.20 persons. 26.58% of households in Bluewater Acres are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bluewater Acres

The median gross income for households in Bluewater Acres is $28,670 a year, or $2,389 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 Bluewater Acres, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 100% of households who rent are overburdened in Bluewater Acres.

Area Median Income In Bluewater Acres

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 Bluewater Acres, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cibola County.

In Bluewater Acres, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,500

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 Bluewater Acres

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 Bluewater Acres

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bluewater Acres 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 Bluewater Acres 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 Bluewater Acres 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