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Affordable Housing In Santa Fe County
New Mexico

27 Low Income Apartment Communities In Santa Fe County

Las Palomas Apartments

2001 Hopewell Street
Santa Fe, New Mexico
$600-772
Studio-2 BR

Villa Consuelo Apartments

1200 Camino Consuelo
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Casa Milagro

49 Camino Bajo
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Challenge New Mexico Svcs for Hdcp

631 Agua Fria St
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Challenge New Mexico Group Home One

1888 Calle Quedo
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Encino Villa

1501 Montano St
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Challenge New Mexico Group Home Two

1868 Vista del Sur
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ventana De Vida Senior Apartments

1500 Pacheco St
Santa Fe, New Mexico

White Sands Village

5 E of Us84/285 On Cty Rd 109
Pojoaque, New Mexico

Country Club Apartments

1002 Airport Rd
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Housing Authorities that serve Santa Fe County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Santa Fe County, New Mexico

There are 27 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,593 affordable apartments for rent in Santa Fe County, New Mexico.

Income Based Apartments in Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Santa Fe County features 735 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 Santa Fe County, New Mexico

There are 1,858 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Santa Fe County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Santa Fe County, New Mexico

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Santa Fe County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Santa Fe County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Santa Fe County, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $951 and $1,163.

2020 Santa Fe 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 $802 $928 $1,057 $1,376 $1,534
Payment Standard Range $722 to $882 $835 to $1,021 $951 to $1,163 $1,238 to $1,514 $1,381 to $1,687

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Santa Fe County, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 27
Total Low Income Apartments 2,593
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 735
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.91%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $54,315 ±$1,546
Median Rent $945 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.21% ± 2.42pp
Total Population 147,108

Population and Household Demographics

Santa Fe County is a county in New Mexico with a population of 147,108. There are 61,179 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 30.91% of households in Santa Fe County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Santa Fe County

The median gross income for households in Santa Fe County is $54,315 a year, or $4,526 a month. The median rent for the county is $945 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Santa Fe County, a household making less than $3,150 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Santa Fe County.

Area Median Income In Santa Fe 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 Santa Fe County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,000

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 Santa Fe 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 Santa Fe County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,000 $18,250 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $38,000 $41,050 $44,100 $47,150 $50,200
80% of Median $42,600 $48,650 $54,750 $60,800 $65,700 $70,550 $75,400 $80,300

Cities In Santa Fe County

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City Served By
Agua Fria The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Agua Fria is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Cañada de los Alamos The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cañada de los Alamos is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Cedar Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedar Grove is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Chupadero The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chupadero is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Cuartelez The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cuartelez is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Cundiyo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cundiyo is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Cuyamungue The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cuyamungue is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Cuyamungue Grant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cuyamungue Grant is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
El Rancho The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves El Rancho is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
El Valle de Arroyo Seco The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves El Valle de Arroyo Seco is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Eldorado at Santa Fe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eldorado at Santa Fe is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Galisteo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Galisteo is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Glorieta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glorieta is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Golden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Golden is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Jacona The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jacona is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Jaconita The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jaconita is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
La Cienega The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Cienega is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
La Puebla The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Puebla is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Lamy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lamy is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Los Cerrillos The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Los Cerrillos is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Madrid The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Madrid is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Nambe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nambe is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Peak Place The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Peak Place is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Pojoaque The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pojoaque is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Rio en Medio The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rio en Medio is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
San Ildefonso Pueblo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Ildefonso Pueblo is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
San Pedro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Pedro is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Santa Cruz The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Santa Cruz is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Santa Fe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Santa Fe are the Santa Fe Civic Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Sombrillo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sombrillo is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Tesuque The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tesuque is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.
Tesuque Pueblo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tesuque Pueblo is the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Fe.