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Affordable Housing In San Miguel County
New Mexico

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Miguel County

Kristin Park Apartments

2351 Moreland Street
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Call For Rent
1 BR

Villa Las Vegas

200 Mountain View Dr
Las Vegas, New Mexico

Vista Gallinas Apartments

2525 Ridge Runner Rd
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Collins Drive Apartments

2505 Collins Dr
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Subsidized

Casa Alegre Apartments Phase II

400 Mountain View Dr
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Subsidized

Monte Vista

500 Mountain View Dr
Las Vegas, New Mexico

Operation Breakthrough

101 Chamisa Rd
Pecos, New Mexico

Kristin Park Apartments

2351 Moreland St
Las Vegas, New Mexico

Gallinas Valley Apartments

2612 7th St
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Subsidized

Vigil Hanna

2120 Hot Springs Blvd
Las Vegas, New Mexico

Housing Authorities that serve San Miguel County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Miguel County, New Mexico

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 844 affordable apartments for rent in San Miguel County, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in San Miguel County, New Mexico

San Miguel County features 472 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 Miguel County, New Mexico

There are 372 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Miguel County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Miguel County, New Mexico

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay San Miguel County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in San Miguel County.

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

2021 San Miguel 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 $673 $677 $800 $1,054 $1,085
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.

San Miguel County, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 844
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 472
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $29,237 ±$2,717
Median Rent $625 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.22% ± 6.54pp
Total Population 28,668

Population and Household Demographics

San Miguel County is a county in New Mexico with a population of 28,668. There are 10,788 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 27.86% of households in San Miguel County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Miguel County

The median gross income for households in San Miguel County is $29,237 a year, or $2,436 a month. The median rent for the county is $625 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Miguel County, a household making less than $2,083 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.22% of households who rent are overburdened in San Miguel County.

Area Median Income In San Miguel 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 San Miguel County, 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 San Miguel 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 San Miguel 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 San Miguel County

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City Served By
Conchas Dam The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Conchas Dam are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.
East Pecos The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve East Pecos are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.
Las Vegas The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Las Vegas are the Housing Authority of the City of Las Vegas, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel, Housing Authority of San Miguel County, Bernalillo County Housing Department and Northern Regional Housing Authority.
North San Ysidro The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North San Ysidro are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.
Pecos The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pecos are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.
Pueblo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pueblo are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.
Ribera The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ribera are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.
Rowe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rowe are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.
San Jose The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve San Jose are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.
Sena The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sena are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.
Soham The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Soham are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.
Tecolote The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tecolote are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.
Tecolotito The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tecolotito are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.
Villanueva The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Villanueva are the Bernalillo County Housing Department, Northern Regional Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of San Miguel and Housing Authority of San Miguel County.