Affordable Housing In Luna County
New Mexico

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Luna County

GATEWAY ESTATES

1601 S LEAD ST
Deming, New Mexico
Call For Rent
2 BR
Accessible
Subsidized
62+
Supportive Housing

Columbus Apartments

60 Botanico St Dr.
Columbus, New Mexico
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Deming Manor Apartments

1000 S Zinc St
Deming, New Mexico
Subsidized

Rio Mimbres Apartments

400 W. Florida
Deming, New Mexico
Subsidized

Mountain View Estates Apartments

1101 S Shelly Dr
Deming, New Mexico
Subsidized

Retirement Planning Company Apartments

700 S Clark St
Deming, New Mexico
Subsidized

Mariposa Village

901 S Tennyson Dr
Deming, New Mexico

Desert Sun Apartments II

1101 8th St NW
Deming, New Mexico
Subsidized

La Paloma Del Sol Ltd

601 S Santa Monica St
Deming, New Mexico
Subsidized

Kingdom of the Sun Retirement Center Apartments

800 W Buckeye St
Deming, New Mexico
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Luna 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 Luna County, New Mexico

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Luna County, New Mexico

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 571 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 $653 and $799.

2022 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
Luna County, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $482 $552 $726 $974 $1,243
Luna County, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $434 to $530 $497 to $607 $653 to $799 $877 to $1,071 $1,119 to $1,367

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Luna County, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 571
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
Total Population 24,789

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 $43,600

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 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

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Luna 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 Luna 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 Luna 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 Luna County

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City Served By
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.