Low Income Apartments In Las Vegas
San Miguel County, New Mexico

There are 12 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 822 affordable apartments for rent in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 440 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 0 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Las Vegas. There are 382 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 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
Bernalillo County Housing Department Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing
Northern Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Las Vegas, New Mexico

Las Vegas, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 822
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 440
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Total Population 13,713
Housing Units 5,081
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $23,904 ±$4,345
Median Rent $565 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.05% ± 8.94pp

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

Fair Market Rents in Las Vegas

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
$628 $660 $817 $1,037 $1,208