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Affordable Housing In Deming
Luna County, New Mexico

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Deming

Desert Sun Apartments

1201 8th St NW
Deming, New Mexico

Florida Village

601 W Florida St
Deming, New Mexico

Housing Authorities that serve Deming

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Deming, New Mexico

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 539 affordable apartments for rent in Deming, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in Deming, New Mexico

Deming features 472 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 Deming, New Mexico

There are 67 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Deming.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Deming, New Mexico

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Deming landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Deming.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Deming, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Deming, 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
Deming, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $484 $557 $734 $1,032 $1,271
Deming, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $436 to $532 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $929 to $1,135 $1,144 to $1,398

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Deming, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 539
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 472
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.7%
Average Renter Household Size 2.75
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $25,844 ±$2,402
Median Rent $546 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.32% ± 7.09pp
Total Population 14,667

Population and Household Demographics

Deming is a city in Luna County, New Mexico with a population of 14,667. There are 5,280 households in the city with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 41.7% of households in Deming are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Deming

The median gross income for households in Deming is $25,844 a year, or $2,154 a month. The median rent for the city is $546 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Deming, a household making less than $1,820 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Deming.

Area Median Income In Deming

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 Deming, the AMI is calculated from all households within Luna County.

In Deming, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $38,200

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 Deming

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 Deming

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Deming 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 Deming 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 Deming 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