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Affordable Housing In Clovis
Curry County, New Mexico

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clovis

Townsgate Plaza Apartments

3205 Gidding St
Clovis, New Mexico
Disabled Supportive Housing

Cheyenne Meadows

3416 Lore St
Clovis, New Mexico
Elderly Supportive Housing

Clovis II Apartments

1000 N Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Clovis, New Mexico

Cheyenne Trails Apartments

1504 Redcloud Pl
Clovis, New Mexico
Elderly Supportive Housing

Gatewood Village Apartments

1312 W 14th St
Clovis, New Mexico

Cheyenne Trails II

Llano Estacado Bison Rd
Clovis, New Mexico
Elderly Supportive Housing

Main Street Townhomes

3205 N Main St
Clovis, New Mexico

Sedona Village

1500 Echols Ave
Clovis, New Mexico

Parkside Village

1100 Sycamore St
Clovis, New Mexico

1200 N Sycamore Street

1200 Sycamore St
Clovis, New Mexico

Housing Authorities that serve Clovis

Housing Authority Programs
Clovis Housing and Redevelopment Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Eastern Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clovis, New Mexico

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 496 affordable apartments for rent in Clovis, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in Clovis, New Mexico

Clovis features 358 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 Clovis, New Mexico

There are 138 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clovis.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clovis, New Mexico

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clovis landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Clovis.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clovis, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $833 and $1,019.

2021 Clovis, 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
Fair Market Rent $611 $703 $926 $1,244 $1,497
Payment Standard Range $550 to $672 $633 to $773 $833 to $1,019 $1,120 to $1,368 $1,347 to $1,647

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Clovis, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 496
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 358
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $40,721 ±$2,480
Median Rent $767 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.35% ± 5.8pp
Total Population 39,466

Population and Household Demographics

Clovis is a city in Curry County, New Mexico with a population of 39,466. There are 14,410 households in the city with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 40.88% of households in Clovis are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clovis

The median gross income for households in Clovis is $40,721 a year, or $3,393 a month. The median rent for the city is $767 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clovis, a household making less than $2,557 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Clovis.

Area Median Income In Clovis

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 Clovis, the AMI is calculated from all households within Curry County.

In Clovis, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,700

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 Clovis

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 Clovis

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
50% of Median $19,250 $22,000 $24,750 $27,450 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
80% of Median $30,750 $35,150 $39,550 $43,900 $47,450 $50,950 $54,450 $57,950