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Affordable Housing In Las Vegas
San Miguel County, New Mexico

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Las Vegas

Kristin Park Apartments

2351 Moreland Street
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Villa Las Vegas

200 Mountain View Dr
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Accepts Vouchers

Vista Gallinas Apartments

2525 Ridge Runner Rd
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Collins Drive Apartments

2505 Collins Dr
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Subsidized

Casa Alegre Apartments Phase II

400 Mountain View Dr
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Subsidized

Monte Vista

500 Mountain View Dr
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Accepts Vouchers

Kristin Park Apartments

2351 Moreland St
Las Vegas, New Mexico

Gallinas Valley Apartments

2612 7th St
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Subsidized

Vigil Hanna

2120 Hot Springs Blvd
Las Vegas, New Mexico

San Miguel Senior Apartments

2710 Collins Dr
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Las Vegas

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Las Vegas Public Housing
Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel Public Housing
Housing Authority of San Miguel County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Bernalillo County Housing Department Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Northern Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Las Vegas, New Mexico

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 812 affordable apartments for rent in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in Las Vegas, New Mexico

Las Vegas features 440 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 Las Vegas, New Mexico

There are 372 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Las Vegas.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Las Vegas, New Mexico

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Las Vegas, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $695 and $849.

2020 Las Vegas, 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
Fair Market Rent $601 $636 $772 $1,001 $1,088
Payment Standard Range $541 to $661 $572 to $700 $695 to $849 $901 to $1,101 $979 to $1,197

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Las Vegas, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 812
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 440
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $23,904 ±$4,345
Median Rent $565 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.05% ± 8.94pp
Total Population 13,713

Population and Household Demographics

Las Vegas is a City in San Miguel County, New Mexico with a population of 13,713. There are 5,081 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 37.98% of households in Las Vegas are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Las Vegas

The median gross income for households in Las Vegas is $23,904 a year, or $1,992 a month. The median rent for the city is $565 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Las Vegas, a household making less than $1,883 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Las Vegas.1

Area Median Income In Las Vegas

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 Las Vegas, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Miguel County.

In Las Vegas, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $45,500

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 Las Vegas

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 Las Vegas

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,700 $30,800 $32,950 $35,050
50% of Median $18,600 $21,250 $23,900 $26,550 $28,700 $30,800 $32,950 $35,050
80% of Median $29,750 $34,000 $38,250 $42,500 $45,900 $49,300 $52,700 $56,100