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Affordable Housing In Lordsburg
Hidalgo County, New Mexico

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lordsburg

King Arthurs Court Apartments

428 Gale St
Lordsburg, New Mexico

Pyramid Village

301 Placita Loma
Lordsburg, New Mexico
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Housing Authorities that serve Lordsburg

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Lordsburg Public Housing
Western Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lordsburg, New Mexico

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 128 affordable apartments for rent in Lordsburg, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in Lordsburg, New Mexico

Lordsburg features 128 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 Lordsburg, New Mexico

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lordsburg, New Mexico

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lordsburg landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Lordsburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lordsburg, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Lordsburg, 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
Lordsburg, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $574 $576 $734 $913 $1,215
Lordsburg, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $517 to $631 $518 to $634 $661 to $807 $822 to $1,004 $1,094 to $1,337

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lordsburg, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 128
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 128
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.19
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $31,290 ±$4,653
Median Rent $454 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.46% ± 13pp
Total Population 2,740

Population and Household Demographics

Lordsburg is a city in Hidalgo County, New Mexico with a population of 2,740. There are 1,025 households in the city with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 39.8% of households in Lordsburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lordsburg

The median gross income for households in Lordsburg is $31,290 a year, or $2,608 a month. The median rent for the city is $454 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lordsburg, a household making less than $1,513 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Lordsburg.

Area Median Income In Lordsburg

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 Lordsburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hidalgo County.

In Lordsburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,900

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 Lordsburg

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 Lordsburg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lordsburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lordsburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,250 $22,000 $24,750 $27,450 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lordsburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,750 $35,150 $39,550 $43,900 $47,450 $50,950 $54,450 $57,950