. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Tularosa, New Mexico - Affordable Housing Online

Villa De Tularosa Senior Housing

1205 Monte Vista Ave
Tularosa, New Mexico
S. 202

Las Rosas II Apartments

1513 Fairview Rd
Tularosa, New Mexico
Rent Assisted

Las Rosas Apts

1519 Fairview
Tularosa, New Mexico
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Tularosa that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 78 low-income homes in Tularosa where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Tularosa, New Mexico

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Eastern Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the New Mexico Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Tularosa.

Tularosa, New Mexico Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Tularosa, New Mexico

Tularosa features 78 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 Tularosa, New Mexico

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tularosa, New Mexico

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tularosa, New Mexico for a two-bedroom apartment is between $716 and $875.

2023 Tularosa, 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
Tularosa, New Mexico Fair Market Rent $568 $695 $795 $1,130 $1,354
Tularosa, New Mexico Payment Standard Range $511 to $625 $626 to $765 $716 to $875 $1,017 to $1,243 $1,219 to $1,489

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tularosa, NM Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 78
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 78
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.83%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $30,000 ±$10,324
Median Rent $665 ±$183
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.17% ± 29.28pp
Total Population 2,914

Population and Household Demographics

Tularosa is a city in Otero County, New Mexico with a population of 2,914. There are 1,294 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 28.83% of households in Tularosa are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tularosa

The median gross income for households in Tularosa is $30,000 a year, or $2,500 a month. The median rent for the city is $665 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tularosa, a household making less than $2,217 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Tularosa.

Area Median Income In Tularosa

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 Tularosa, the AMI is calculated from all households within Otero County.

In Tularosa, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,300

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 Tularosa

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 Tularosa

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tularosa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $34,900 $37,500 $40,100 $42,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tularosa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,650 $25,850 $29,100 $32,300 $34,900 $37,500 $40,100 $42,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tularosa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,200 $41,350 $46,500 $51,650 $55,800 $59,950 $64,050 $68,200