Affordable Housing In Madrid
Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Madrid, 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 Madrid, New Mexico

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Madrid, New Mexico

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Madrid, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in Madrid, New Mexico

Madrid features 0 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 Madrid, New Mexico

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Madrid, New Mexico

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Madrid landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Madrid.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Madrid, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,002 and $1,224.

2022 Madrid, 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
Madrid, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $842 $975 $1,113 $1,419 $1,729
Madrid, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $758 to $926 $878 to $1,073 $1,002 to $1,224 $1,277 to $1,561 $1,556 to $1,902

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Madrid, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.35%
Average Renter Household Size 1.33
Average Household Size 1.36
Median Household Income $28,250 ±$9,346
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60% ± 58.37pp
Total Population 178

Population and Household Demographics

Madrid is a city in Santa Fe County, New Mexico with a population of 178. There are 131 households in the city with an average household size of 1.36 persons. 34.35% of households in Madrid are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Madrid

The median gross income for households in Madrid is $28,250 a year, or $2,354 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Madrid, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60% of households who rent are overburdened in Madrid.

Area Median Income In Madrid

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 Madrid, the AMI is calculated from all households within Santa Fe County.

In Madrid, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,600

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 Madrid

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 Madrid

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Madrid AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,950 $19,400 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Madrid AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,250 $32,250 $36,300 $40,300 $43,550 $46,750 $50,000 $53,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Madrid AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,150 $51,600 $58,050 $64,500 $69,700 $74,850 $80,000 $85,150