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Affordable Housing In Rio Arriba County
New Mexico

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rio Arriba County

Santa Clara Apartments

816 E Chamisal St
Espanola, New Mexico
Subsidized

Villa Del Norte

710 La Joya St
Espanola, New Mexico
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Tsigo Bugeh Village

W Kennedy Subdivision
Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico

Espanola Ph

143A Roman Dr
Espanola, New Mexico

737 La Joya Street

737 La Joya St
Espanola, New Mexico

Las Lomas Apartments

600 State Road 76
Espanola, New Mexico

La Vista Del Rio Apartments

911 Avenida Canada
Espanola, New Mexico
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Housing Authorities that serve Rio Arriba County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 515 affordable apartments for rent in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

Rio Arriba County features 325 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 Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

There are 190 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rio Arriba County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rio Arriba County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Rio Arriba County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $696 and $850.

2021 Rio Arriba 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
Fair Market Rent $663 $678 $773 $961 $1,048
Payment Standard Range $597 to $729 $610 to $746 $696 to $850 $865 to $1,057 $943 to $1,153

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rio Arriba County, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 515
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 325
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Average Household Size 2.86
Median Household Income $36,098 ±$3,101
Median Rent $634 ±$50
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.66% ± 6.74pp
Total Population 39,949

Population and Household Demographics

Rio Arriba County is a county in New Mexico with a population of 39,949. There are 13,730 households in the county with an average household size of 2.86 persons. 22.35% of households in Rio Arriba County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rio Arriba County

The median gross income for households in Rio Arriba County is $36,098 a year, or $3,008 a month. The median rent for the county is $634 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rio Arriba County, a household making less than $2,113 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Rio Arriba County.

Area Median Income In Rio Arriba 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 Rio Arriba County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,200

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 Rio Arriba 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 Rio Arriba County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
50% of Median $19,250 $22,000 $24,750 $27,450 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
80% of Median $30,750 $35,150 $39,550 $43,900 $47,450 $50,950 $54,450 $57,950

Cities In Rio Arriba County

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City Served By
Abiquiu The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Abiquiu are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Alcalde The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alcalde are the Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba and Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Brazos The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brazos are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Canjilon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Canjilon are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Cañones The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cañones are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Canova The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Canova are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Chama The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chama are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Chamita The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chamita are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Chili The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chili are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Chimayo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chimayo are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Cordova The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cordova are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Coyote The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Coyote are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Dixon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dixon are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Dulce The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dulce are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
El Duende The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve El Duende are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
El Rito The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve El Rito are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Ensenada The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ensenada are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Espanola The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Espanola are the Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba and Northern Regional Housing Authority.
Gallina The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gallina are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Hernandez The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hernandez are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
La Madera The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Madera are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
La Mesilla The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Mesilla are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
La Villita The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Villita are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Los Luceros The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Los Luceros are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Los Ojos The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Los Ojos are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Lumberton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lumberton are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Lyden The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lyden are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Ohkay Owingeh The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ohkay Owingeh are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Pueblito The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pueblito are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
San Jose The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve San Jose are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Santa Clara Pueblo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Santa Clara Pueblo are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Tierra Amarilla The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tierra Amarilla are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Truchas The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Truchas are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Velarde The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Velarde are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.
Youngsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Youngsville are the Northern Regional Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Rio Arriba.