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Affordable Housing In Ribera
San Miguel County, New Mexico

Housing Authorities that serve Ribera

Housing Authority Programs
Bernalillo County Housing Department Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Family Unification Program (FUP)
Northern Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)
Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel Public Housing
Housing Authority of San Miguel County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ribera, New Mexico

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

Income Based Apartments in Ribera, New Mexico

Ribera 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 Ribera, New Mexico

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ribera, New Mexico

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ribera, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $720 and $880.

2021 Ribera, 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
Ribera, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $673 $677 $800 $1,054 $1,085
Ribera, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $606 to $740 $609 to $745 $720 to $880 $949 to $1,159 $977 to $1,194

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ribera, 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 10.78%
Average Renter Household Size 5.94
Average Household Size 4.37
Median Household Income $28,004 ±$7,272
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 100% ± 105.85pp
Total Population 763

Population and Household Demographics

Ribera is a city in San Miguel County, New Mexico with a population of 763. There are 167 households in the city with an average household size of 4.37 persons. 10.78% of households in Ribera are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ribera

The median gross income for households in Ribera is $28,004 a year, or $2,334 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 Ribera, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 100% of households who rent are overburdened in Ribera.

Area Median Income In Ribera

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 Ribera, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Miguel County.

In Ribera, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $43,100

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 Ribera

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 Ribera

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ribera AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ribera AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,250 $22,000 $24,750 $27,450 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ribera AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,750 $35,150 $39,550 $43,900 $47,450 $50,950 $54,450 $57,950