Affordable Housing In El Cerro Mission
Housing Authorities that serve El Cerro Mission
|Western Regional Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|El Camino Real Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in El Cerro Mission, New Mexico
There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in El Cerro Mission, New Mexico.
Income Based Apartments in El Cerro Mission, New Mexico
El Cerro Mission features 0 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 El Cerro Mission, New Mexico
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in El Cerro Mission.
Housing Choice Vouchers in El Cerro Mission, New Mexico
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay El Cerro Mission landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in El Cerro Mission.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in El Cerro Mission, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $846 and $1,034.
2021 El Cerro Mission, 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|
|El Cerro Mission, New Mexico Fair Market Rent||$621||$770||$940||$1,345||$1,617|
|El Cerro Mission, New Mexico Payment Standard Range||$559 to $683||$693 to $847||$846 to $1,034||$1,211 to $1,480||$1,455 to $1,779|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
El Cerro Mission, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||0|
|Total Low Income Apartments||0|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||0|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||23.32%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.87|
|Average Household Size||3.22|
|Median Household Income||$35,901 ±$13,310|
|Median Rent||$591 ±$389|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||61.7% ± 26.86pp|
Population and Household Demographics
El Cerro Mission is a city in Valencia County, New Mexico with a population of 4,547. There are 1,411 households in the city with an average household size of 3.22 persons. 23.32% of households in El Cerro Mission are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in El Cerro Mission
The median gross income for households in El Cerro Mission is $35,901 a year, or $2,992 a month. The median rent for the city is $591 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In El Cerro Mission, a household making less than $1,970 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61.7% of households who rent are overburdened in El Cerro Mission.
Area Median Income In El Cerro Mission
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 El Cerro Mission, the AMI is calculated from all households within Valencia County.
In El Cerro Mission, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,100
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 El Cerro Mission
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 El Cerro Mission
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the El Cerro Mission AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the El Cerro Mission AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the El Cerro Mission AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.