Affordable Housing In Guadalupe County
New Mexico

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Guadalupe County

Cinnamon Ridge Apartments

3725 Historic Route 66
Santa Rosa, New Mexico
Subsidized

Santa Rosa Apartments

155 Palm Ave
Santa Rosa, New Mexico
Subsidized

Rio Pecos Estates

1005 McCarley Loop
Santa Rosa, New Mexico
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Guadalupe County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Guadalupe County, New Mexico

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Guadalupe County, New Mexico

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 116 affordable apartments for rent in Guadalupe County, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in Guadalupe County, New Mexico

Guadalupe County features 92 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 Guadalupe County, New Mexico

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Guadalupe County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Guadalupe County, New Mexico

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Guadalupe County, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $653 and $799.

2022 Guadalupe 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
Guadalupe County, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $550 $618 $726 $1,031 $1,240
Guadalupe County, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $495 to $605 $556 to $680 $653 to $799 $928 to $1,134 $1,116 to $1,364

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Guadalupe County, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 116
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 92
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 3.28
Median Household Income $30,772 ±$3,449
Median Rent $540 ±$64
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.69% ± 12.38pp
Total Population 4,526

Population and Household Demographics

Guadalupe County is a county in New Mexico with a population of 4,526. There are 1,192 households in the county with an average household size of 3.28 persons. 27.6% of households in Guadalupe County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Guadalupe County

The median gross income for households in Guadalupe County is $30,772 a year, or $2,564 a month. The median rent for the county is $540 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Guadalupe County, a household making less than $1,800 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Guadalupe County.

Area Median Income In Guadalupe 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 Guadalupe County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $42,600

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 Guadalupe 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 Guadalupe County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Guadalupe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $29,500 $31,700 $33,900 $36,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Guadalupe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,150 $21,850 $24,600 $27,300 $29,500 $31,700 $33,900 $36,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Guadalupe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,600 $35,000 $39,350 $43,700 $47,200 $50,700 $54,200 $57,700

Cities In Guadalupe County

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City Served By
Anton Chico The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anton Chico is the Eastern Regional Housing Authority.
Llano del Medio The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Llano del Medio is the Eastern Regional Housing Authority.
Newkirk The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newkirk is the Eastern Regional Housing Authority.
Pastura The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pastura is the Eastern Regional Housing Authority.
Puerto de Luna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Puerto de Luna is the Eastern Regional Housing Authority.
Santa Rosa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Santa Rosa is the Eastern Regional Housing Authority.
Vaughn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vaughn is the Eastern Regional Housing Authority.