Affordable Housing In Cibola County
New Mexico

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cibola County

Casa Del Malpais

820 Lobo Canyon Rd
Grants, New Mexico
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sunray Lobo Canyon Apartments

1017 Lobo Canyon Rd
Grants, New Mexico
$627-662
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Vista Mesa Villa Apartments

1121 Mount Taylor Ave
Grants, New Mexico
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Mosaic Housing Corp XIII

811 Seville Loop
Grants, New Mexico
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Grants Apartments

1703 Cordova Ct
Grants, New Mexico
Subsidized

Laguna Homes I

1 Green Acres
Laguna, New Mexico

800 Washington Ave

800 Washington Ave
Grants, New Mexico

Laguna Homes II

1B Viga Rd
Mesita, New Mexico
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Cibola County, 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 Cibola County, 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 Cibola County, New Mexico

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 412 affordable apartments for rent in Cibola County, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in Cibola County, New Mexico

Cibola County features 333 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 Cibola County, New Mexico

There are 79 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cibola County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cibola County, New Mexico

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

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

2022 Cibola County, 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
Cibola County, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $593 $597 $726 $897 $985
Cibola County, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $534 to $652 $537 to $657 $653 to $799 $807 to $987 $887 to $1,084

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cibola County, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 412
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 333
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.84%
Average Renter Household Size 3.35
Average Household Size 2.98
Median Household Income $34,565 ±$2,832
Median Rent $594 ±$50
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.27% ± 7.37pp
Total Population 27,382

Population and Household Demographics

Cibola County is a county in New Mexico with a population of 27,382. There are 8,533 households in the county with an average household size of 2.98 persons. 25.84% of households in Cibola County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cibola County

The median gross income for households in Cibola County is $34,565 a year, or $2,880 a month. The median rent for the county is $594 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cibola County, a household making less than $1,980 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Cibola County.

Area Median Income In Cibola 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 Cibola County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,600

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 Cibola 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 Cibola County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cibola County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $29,500 $31,700 $33,900 $36,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cibola County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,150 $21,850 $24,600 $27,300 $29,500 $31,700 $33,900 $36,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cibola County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,600 $35,000 $39,350 $43,700 $47,200 $50,700 $54,200 $57,700

Cities In Cibola County

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City Served By
Acomita Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Acomita Lake is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Anzac Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anzac Village is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Bibo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bibo is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Bluewater Acres The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bluewater Acres is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Bluewater Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bluewater Village is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Cubero The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cubero is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Encinal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Encinal is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Fence Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fence Lake is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Grants The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grants are the Housing Authority of the City of Grants and Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Laguna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Laguna is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
McCartys Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McCartys Village is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Mesita The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mesita is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Milan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milan is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Moquino The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moquino is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
North Acomita Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Acomita Village is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Paguate The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paguate is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Paraje The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paraje is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Pinehill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pinehill is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
San Fidel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Fidel is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
San Mateo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Mateo is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
San Rafael The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Rafael is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Seama The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seama is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Seboyeta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seboyeta is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Skyline Ganipa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Skyline Ganipa is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Skyline-Ganipa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Skyline-Ganipa is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.
South Acomita Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Acomita Village is the Northern Regional Housing Authority.