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Affordable Housing In Ojo Amarillo
San Juan County, New Mexico

Housing Authorities that serve Ojo Amarillo

Housing Authority Programs
Northern Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)
Housing Authority of the County of San Juan Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ojo Amarillo, New Mexico

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

Income Based Apartments in Ojo Amarillo, New Mexico

Ojo Amarillo 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 Ojo Amarillo, New Mexico

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ojo Amarillo, New Mexico

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ojo Amarillo, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $722 and $882.

2021 Ojo Amarillo, 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
Ojo Amarillo, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $687 $695 $802 $1,055 $1,224
Ojo Amarillo, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $618 to $756 $626 to $765 $722 to $882 $950 to $1,161 $1,102 to $1,346

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ojo Amarillo, 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 66.67%
Average Renter Household Size 5.15
Average Household Size 4.58
Median Household Income $21,364 ±$9,903
Median Rent $616 ±$157
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.46% ± 19pp
Total Population 659

Population and Household Demographics

Ojo Amarillo is a city in San Juan County, New Mexico with a population of 659. There are 144 households in the city with an average household size of 4.58 persons. 66.67% of households in Ojo Amarillo are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ojo Amarillo

The median gross income for households in Ojo Amarillo is $21,364 a year, or $1,780 a month. The median rent for the city is $616 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ojo Amarillo, a household making less than $2,053 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Ojo Amarillo.

Area Median Income In Ojo Amarillo

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 Ojo Amarillo, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Juan County.

In Ojo Amarillo, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,700

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 Ojo Amarillo

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 Ojo Amarillo

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ojo Amarillo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,200 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $38,950 $41,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ojo Amarillo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,000 $25,150 $28,300 $31,400 $33,950 $36,450 $38,950 $41,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ojo Amarillo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,250 $40,250 $45,300 $50,300 $54,350 $58,350 $62,400 $66,400