Low Income Apartments In Dona Ana County
New Mexico

Low Income Apartments In Dona Ana County

Vista Del Rey Apartments

855 Valle Vista Dr
Sunland Park, NM
Subsidized

Saint Genevieves Village

1700 Mulberry Ave
Las Cruces, NM
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Valle Verde Apartments

346 Baines St
Hatch, NM
Subsidized

Burley Court

1401 Burley Ct
Las Cruces, NM
Subsidized

Montana Meadows Apartments

201 Montana Ave
Las Cruces, NM
Subsidized

Robledo Ridge

1519 Medina Dr.
Las Cruces, NM
Subsidized

Highland Park Apartments

2013 S Triviz Dr
Las Cruces, NM
Subsidized

Dona Ana Park I Apartments

1900 N Solano Dr
Las Cruces, NM
Subsidized

Chaparral Senior Housng, Inc

2350 Nevada Ave
Las Cruces, NM
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Abode Group Home

1843 Sexton St
Las Cruces, NM
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

There are 47 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 2,714 affordable apartments for rent in Dona Ana County, New Mexico. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 1,095 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 351 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Dona Ana County. There are 1,619 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Dona Ana County

Housing Authority Programs
Mesilla Valley Public Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing
Housing Authority of the County of Dona Ana Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in Dona Ana County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Sunland Park Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dona Ana County, New Mexico

Dona Ana County, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 47
Total Low Income Apartments 2,714
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 1,095
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.2%
Average Renter Household Size 2.76
Total Population 213,963
Housing Units 74,762
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $38,853 ±$1,605
Median Rent $709 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.03% ± 2.95pp

Population and Household Demographics

Dona Ana County is a County in New Mexico with a population of 213,963. There are 74,762 households in the county with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 35.2% of households in Dona Ana County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dona Ana County

The median gross income for households in Dona Ana County is $38,853 a year, or $3,238 a month. The median rent for the county is $709 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dona Ana County, a household making less than $2,363 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.03% of households who rent are overburdened in Dona Ana County.1

Fair Market Rents in Dona Ana County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$506 $574 $700 $1,012 $1,211

Cities In Dona Ana County

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City Listings Served By
Las Cruces 19 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Las Cruces is the Mesilla Valley Public Housing Authority.
Anthony 10 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anthony is the Housing Authority of the County of Dona Ana.
Sunland Park 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sunland Park are the Housing Authority of the County of Dona Ana and Housing Authority of the City of Sunland Park.
Hatch 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hatch is the Housing Authority of the County of Dona Ana.
Santa Teresa 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Santa Teresa is the Housing Authority of the County of Dona Ana.
Berino 0
Chamberino 0
Chaparral 0
Doña Ana 0
Fairacres 0
Garfield 0
La Mesa 0
La Union 0
Mesilla 0
Mesquite 0
Organ 0
Placitas 0
Radium Springs 0
Rincon 0
Rodey 0
Salem 0
San Miguel 0
San Pablo 0
San Ysidro 0
University Park 0
Vado 0
White Sands 0