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Affordable Housing In San Jon
Quay County, New Mexico

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Jon

San Jon Estates

10th St
San Jon, New Mexico
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Housing Authorities that serve San Jon

Housing Authority Programs
Eastern Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Jon, New Mexico

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 16 affordable apartments for rent in San Jon, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in San Jon, New Mexico

San Jon 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 San Jon, New Mexico

There are 16 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Jon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Jon, New Mexico

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in San Jon, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 San Jon, 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
San Jon, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $574 $586 $734 $981 $1,235
San Jon, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $517 to $631 $527 to $645 $661 to $807 $883 to $1,079 $1,112 to $1,359

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

San Jon, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 16
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.84
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $32,500 ±$10,663
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.32% ± 107.02pp
Total Population 153

Population and Household Demographics

San Jon is a city in Quay County, New Mexico with a population of 153. There are 68 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 27.94% of households in San Jon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Jon

The median gross income for households in San Jon is $32,500 a year, or $2,708 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 San Jon, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.32% of households who rent are overburdened in San Jon.

Area Median Income In San Jon

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 San Jon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Quay County.

In San Jon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $41,500

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 San Jon

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 San Jon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the San Jon 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 San Jon 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 San Jon 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