FHR has assisted over 12,000 households purchase a home since 1991.

What is affordable housing?

Affordable housing is considered to be housing costs that do not exceed 30% of a households income, this is true for owning or renting.

Pima County affordable housing facts:

FACT

There are about 156,000 lower income households in Pima County, which is about 40% of all households.*

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About 33% of the lower income households include at least one senior (65+); about 24% are families with children and the most common lower income household type (29%) is single females living alone.*

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Most units affordable to extremely low-income households, who earn less than 30% of the county median income, are mobile homes/trailers.*

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There are nearly 26,000 low income workers that do not live in the jurisdiction where they work. More than 19% travel 50 miles or more from their home to work.*

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According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, for most zip codes in Tucson, you would need to make over $17 per hour to afford two bedroom housing.**

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As a state, Arizona is short over 150,000 affordable rental units for the extremely low income.***