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Affordable Housing In De Baca County
New Mexico

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In De Baca County

205 S 6th St

205 S 6th St
Fort Sumner, New Mexico
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Housing Authorities that serve De Baca County

Housing Authority Programs
Eastern Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in De Baca County, New Mexico

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 47 affordable apartments for rent in De Baca County, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in De Baca County, New Mexico

De Baca County features 47 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 De Baca County, New Mexico

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in De Baca County, New Mexico

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in De Baca County, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $752 and $919.

2021 De Baca 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
De Baca County, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $653 $664 $835 $1,136 $1,405
De Baca County, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $588 to $718 $598 to $730 $752 to $919 $1,022 to $1,250 $1,265 to $1,546

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

De Baca County, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 47
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 47
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.19%
Average Renter Household Size 4.40
Average Household Size 3.84
Median Household Income $32,500 ±$7,616
Median Rent $393 ±$164
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 14.29% ± 22.82pp
Total Population 2,020

Population and Household Demographics

De Baca County is a county in New Mexico with a population of 2,020. There are 520 households in the county with an average household size of 3.84 persons. 20.19% of households in De Baca County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in De Baca County

The median gross income for households in De Baca County is $32,500 a year, or $2,708 a month. The median rent for the county is $393 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In De Baca County, a household making less than $1,310 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 14.29% of households who rent are overburdened in De Baca County.

Area Median Income In De Baca 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 De Baca County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,000

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 De Baca 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 De Baca County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the De Baca County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $33,450 $35,750 $38,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the De Baca County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,200 $23,050 $25,950 $28,800 $31,150 $33,450 $35,750 $38,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the De Baca County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,250 $36,850 $41,450 $46,050 $49,750 $53,450 $57,150 $60,800

Cities In De Baca County

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City Served By
Fort Sumner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Sumner is the Eastern Regional Housing Authority.
Lake Sumner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Sumner is the Eastern Regional Housing Authority.