Affordable Housing In Luna County
13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Luna County
Housing Authorities that serve Luna County
|Western Regional Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Luna County, New Mexico
There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 563 affordable apartments for rent in Luna County, New Mexico.
Income Based Apartments in Luna County, New Mexico
Luna County features 496 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 Luna County, New Mexico
There are 67 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Luna County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Luna County, New Mexico
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Luna County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Luna County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Luna County, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.
2021 Luna 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$484||$557||$734||$1,032||$1,271|
|Payment Standard Range||$436 to $532||$501 to $613||$661 to $807||$929 to $1,135||$1,144 to $1,398|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Luna County, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||13|
|Total Low Income Apartments||563|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||496|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||32.59%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.83|
|Average Household Size||2.70|
|Median Household Income||$27,476 ±$1,672|
|Median Rent||$551 ±$45|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||40.28% ± 6.22pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Luna County is a county in New Mexico with a population of 24,789. There are 9,044 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 32.59% of households in Luna County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Luna County
The median gross income for households in Luna County is $27,476 a year, or $2,290 a month. The median rent for the county is $551 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Luna County, a household making less than $1,837 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Luna County.
Area Median Income In Luna 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 Luna County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $38,200
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 Luna 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 Luna County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,760||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$29,650||$31,850||$34,050||$36,250|
|50% of Median||$19,250||$22,000||$24,750||$27,450||$29,650||$31,850||$34,050||$36,250|
|80% of Median||$30,750||$35,150||$39,550||$43,900||$47,450||$50,950||$54,450||$57,950|
Cities In Luna County
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|City of the Sun||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves City of the Sun is the Western Regional Housing Authority.|
|Columbus||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Columbus is the Western Regional Housing Authority.|
|Deming||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deming is the Western Regional Housing Authority.|
|Keeler Farm||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keeler Farm is the Western Regional Housing Authority.|
|La Hacienda||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Hacienda is the Western Regional Housing Authority.|
|Mountain View||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mountain View is the Western Regional Housing Authority.|
|Pecan Park||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pecan Park is the Western Regional Housing Authority.|
|Pulpotio Bareas||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pulpotio Bareas is the Western Regional Housing Authority.|
|Sunshine||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sunshine is the Western Regional Housing Authority.|
|Ventura||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ventura is the Western Regional Housing Authority.|