Affordable Housing In Oasis
Sierra County, New Mexico

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Oasis where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Oasis that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Oasis, New Mexico

There are two Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists open in Oasis.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.
  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the New Mexico Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Oasis.

Affordable Housing Near Oasis

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Truth Or Consequences, NM Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Truth Or Consequences.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Oasis, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Truth or Consequences Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Western Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the New Mexico Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Oasis.

Oasis, New Mexico Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Oasis, New Mexico

Oasis 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 Oasis, New Mexico

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oasis, New Mexico

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oasis, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $716 and $875.

2023 Oasis, 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
Oasis, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $532 $604 $795 $1,130 $1,354
Oasis, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $479 to $585 $544 to $664 $716 to $875 $1,017 to $1,243 $1,219 to $1,489

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Oasis, 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 %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 3.42
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 113

Population and Household Demographics

Oasis is a city in Sierra County, New Mexico with a population of 113. There are 33 households in the city with an average household size of 3.42 persons. % of households in Oasis are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Oasis

The median gross income for households in Oasis is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Oasis

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 Oasis, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sierra County.

In Oasis, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,000

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 Oasis

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 Oasis

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Oasis AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,400 $37,850 $40,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Oasis AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,500 $32,950 $35,400 $37,850 $40,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Oasis AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,200 $39,050 $43,950 $48,800 $52,750 $56,650 $60,550 $64,450