Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Grants, NM

Discover affordable housing in Grants where there are 10+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Casa Del Malpais

820 Lobo Canyon Rd, Grants, New Mexico 87020

bed 1

Vista Mesa Villa Apartments

1121 Mount Taylor Ave, Grants, New Mexico 87020

bed 1-2

Sunray Lobo Canyon Apartments

1017 Lobo Canyon Rd, Grants, New Mexico 87020

bed 1-2
payment $627-662/mo.

Grants Apartments

1703 Cordova Ct, Grants, New Mexico 87020

Mosaic Housing Corp XIII

811 Seville Loop, Grants, New Mexico 87020

1031 W High St Unit 6

1031 W High St, Grants, New Mexico 87020

bed 2
payment $750/mo.

1245 Jelso Ave Unit C

1245 Jelso Ave, Grants, New Mexico 87020

bed 2
payment $800/mo.

1031 W High St Unit 7

1031 W High St, Grants, New Mexico 87020

bed 2
payment $750/mo.

633 Kingman Ave Unit A

633 Kingman Ave Unit A, Grants, New Mexico 87020

bed 1
payment $700/mo.

800 Washington Ave

800 Washington Ave, Grants, New Mexico 87020

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Grants, New Mexico

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Grants, New Mexico
$16.67/hour
$4.67 (+39%) more than New Mexico minimum wage and $9.42 (+130%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Grants, New Mexico?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Grants, New Mexico.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) programs for Grants, New Mexico.

Go to the New Mexico Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Grants.

How many renters live in Grants, New Mexico?

The City of Grants has 9,177 people living in 2,924 households.

There are 2,978 renters living in 1,124 renter households in this City. Renters make up 32.45 percent of the population living in Grants.

What is the rental market like in Grants, New Mexico?

There are an estimated 3,486 housing units in the Grants area. Of these, 1,283 units are rental homes, making up 37 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Grants, New Mexico, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Grants?

The rental vacancy rate in Grants is 10 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Grants for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Grants
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 212 352 504 56
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Grants

A large number of apartments in Grants have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Grants are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 43 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 19 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Grants

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $629 to $1,172. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $629
One BR $700
Two BR $880
Three BR $1,065
Four BR $1,172
2024 Fair Market Rents in Grants, New Mexico

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Grants?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 137 65 percent
Two BR 262 74 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Grants, New Mexico

How many affordable rental units are in Grants?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Grants, New Mexico including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 80
Public Housing 20
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 142
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 23
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 12
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Grants, New Mexico

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Grants, New Mexico

Grants features 254 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 Grants, New Mexico

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grants, New Mexico

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Grants landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Grants.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grants, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $792 and $968.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.