Qualifying For HUD Housing Section 8 Vouchers In Chama, NM

HUD Housing eligibility is determined by the Rio Arriba County Public Housing Authority.

Income may not exceed 50% of the median income from the table below. The Housing Authority must provide 75 percent of vouchers to those whose income does not exceed 30% of the median income listed below.

HUD Income Limits 2022 in Chama, New Mexico.

HUD Designated Metro Area: Income Limits

2022Median Family Income2022 Yearly Income Limit2022 Yearly Income Limit - Person(s) in Family
Income LimitsCategory12345
Rio Arriba County, NM$57,000Very Low Income (50%)$21,350$24,400$27,450$30,500$32,950
Extremely Low Income (30%)$13,590$18,310$23,030$27,750$32,470
Low Income (80%) $34,200$39,050$43,950$48,800$52,750

Rio Arriba County Public Housing Authorities

We have listed all of the housing authorities in Rio Arriba County. Using the chart above, if you qualify as low income (Very Low Income OR Extremely Low Income), we recommend that you visit your local housing authority. They should be your first stop for housing and rental assistance programs.
1. To get on the waiting list for Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8), visit the links provided below to the closest Rio Arriba County housing authority to your city in your city.
2. You can also visit the Housing Authority for other low income housing programs with rent assistance.

Espanola Housing Authority

136 Calle Del Pajarito
Espanola, NM - 87532
Rio Arriba County
Phone Number: (505)753-3897

Rio Arriba County Housing Authority

737 La Joya Street
Espanola, NM - 87532
Rio Arriba County
Phone Number: (505)753-7870

Chama Housing Authority

PO Box 695
Chama, NM - 87520
Rio Arriba County
Phone Number: (575)756-2986

HUD Housing Low Income Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties In Chama, NM

Listed below are the Section 42, LIHTC apartments in Chama, NM. LIHTC apartment rents are not based on the tenants income. Income credit set aside brackets are selected during the apartment credit applications are used to determine the apartment rents.

The rents are based upon the Area Medium Income (AMI) and tenant based utility allowances. At least 20% of these apartments (listed below), must provide these low rates for low-income tenants.

LIHTC Maximum Rents

The maximum allowable rents are equal to 30% of the Area Medium Income (AMI), less the utility allowances.

HUD Fair Market Rents for Chama, NM Rio Arriba County

Apartment SizeHUD's Monthly Fair Market Rent For AreaLIHTC Maximum Rent
Studio Apartments$637Estimated $191.10 - utility allowance
One Bedroom Apartments$726Estimated $217.80 - utility allowance
Two Bedroom Apartments$897Estimated $269.10 - utility allowance
Three Bedroom Apartments$985Estimated $295.50 - utility allowance

Available LIHTC Properties In Chama, NM

Using the table above you can estimate what you would be paying by checking the LIHTC Maximum Rent section.

Contact these properties for openings and wait lists and price lists.

HUD Housing Section 8 and Multifamily Properties in Chama, NM

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides active listings of Section 8 and Multifamily apartments. We have listed them below for you to contact. Check with them to see if they have current availabilities and/or waiting lists. With Section 8 properties, you will need a voucher. Contact the Rio Arriba County Public Housing Authorities, listed at the top of this page.

About our Data

Our data is collected from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development data along with computations based on their rules on apartments/housing.

How does HUD housing work in New Mexico?

You must qualify for the HUD apartments in the area you are searching. Then, you need to apply directly at the location or through the Public Housing Authority.