Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

State in United States


Puerto Rico has a land area of 3,423.3 square miles and a water area of 1,900.1 square miles.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is on its mission to provide decent and affordable housing to Americans with low-income. Within the United States there are 10 different geographical regions that HUD has been divided into. Depending on where your state is located you would be zoned to one of these Regional Offices. To find your Regional office: Affordable Housing411 Regional Office Page.

Within these Regional Offices zones there are 54 different Field Offices. Again, depending on your location you will be zoned to a particular Field Office. To Find Your Field Office visit: Affordable Housing411 Field Offices Page.

Lastly locally there are almost 4,000 Local Housing Authorities Offices. To find your local office visit: Affordable Housing411 Public Housing Authority Page

Each State or area can have different income limits and eligibility requirements. We recommend you contact your local housing authority for specific income guidelines.

The State of Puerto Rico is located in Atlanta Regional Office. Within Puerto Rico there are . Throughout Puerto Rico there are 75 Public Housing Authority Offices.

We at Affordable Housing 411, have gathered all the contact information for all of HUD’s Offices. We want to be an advocate for those in need of affordable housing.

CONTACT HUD: PUERTO RICO

For general questions about HUD or its programs, contact our office in San Juan.

For questions about FHA loans or programs, contact our FHA Resource Center:

For questions about HUD rental programs, including Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers, contact our local Public and Indian Housing (PIH) Resource Center:

FIELD OFFICES HUD: PUERTO RICO

REGIONAL OFFICE HUD: PUERTO RICO

LIHWAP OFFICE HUD: PUERTO RICO

Public Housing Authority in Puerto Rico

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RENTAL HELP: PUERTO RICO

Subsidized Apartments
HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants.  To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you.

Public Housing and Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)
To apply for either type of help, visit your local Public Housing Agency (PHA).

Some PHAs have long waiting lists, so you may want to apply at more than one PHA. Your PHA can also give you a list of locations at which your voucher can be used.

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HOMEOWNERSHIP: PUERTO RICO

Owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. Here are some resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home.

Getting Started

Buying a Home

Owning and Maintaining Your Home

Population by Age Range in Puerto Rico

Age and Sex

44.1 +/- 0.2

Median Age in Puerto Rico

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Age and Sex

44.1 +/- 0.2
Median Age in Puerto Rico
38.8 +/- 0.1
Median Age in United States

Population by Age Range in Puerto Rico

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Older Population by Age Range in Puerto Rico

Older Population

44.1 +/- 0.2

65 Years and Older in Puerto Rico

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Older Population

44.1 +/- 0.2
65 Years and Older in Puerto Rico
16.8 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in United States

Older Population by Age in Puerto Rico

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Veterans in Puerto Rico

Veterans

2.40 +/- 0.1

Veterans in Puerto Rico

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Veterans

2.40 +/- 0.1
Veterans in Puerto Rico
6.4 +/- 0.1
Veterans in United States

Veterans in Puerto Rico

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Median Household Income in Puerto Rico

Median Household Income

$22,237 +/- $478

Median Household Income in Puerto Rico

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Median Household Income

$22,237 +/- $478
Median Household Income in Puerto Rico
$69,717 +/- $134
Median Household Income in United States

Median Household Income in Puerto Rico

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Poverty in Puerto Rico

Poverty

40.50 +/- 0.9

Poverty in Puerto Rico

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Poverty

40.50 +/- 0.9
Poverty in Puerto Rico
12.8 +/- 0.1
Poverty in United States

Poverty in Puerto Rico

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Educational Attainment in Puerto Rico

Educational Attainment

28.50 +/- 0.6

Educational Attainment in Puerto Rico

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Educational Attainment

28.50 +/- 0.6
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Puerto Rico
35.0 +/- 0.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in United States

Educational Attainment in Puerto Rico

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Employment and Labor Force Status in Puerto Rico

Employment rate

38.80% +/- 0.6%

Employment rate in Puerto Rico

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Employment rate

38.80% +/- 0.6%
Employment rate in Puerto Rico
58.6% +/- 0.1%
Employment rate in United States

HUD MAILING LISTS: PUERTO RICO

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HUD Multifamily Housing Updates for the Southeast Region To self-register to receive updates and announcements for the Multifamily Housing Southeast region, enter your e-mail address, select the Southeast Region subscription topic, then select the specific state(s) you would like to subscribe to.

The purpose of the distribution list is to provide an efficient way for property owners, management companies, sponsors, developers, and other interested parties to stay informed.

HUD San Juan Field Office Partners & Stakeholders Transforming the way HUD does business – the purpose of this list is to provide an efficient way for our business partners, stakeholders, and other interested parties to receive the latest news, announcements, program updates, training opportunities and other helpful resources in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Nonprofit organizations for Puerto Rico and the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands This list provides access to email blasts and announcements regarding opportunities available to non-profit entities in Puerto Rico and the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Region IV Environmental Team Mailing List This list is intended to inform persons with environmental review responsibilities of training announcements, regulatory updates and policy announcements regarding completion of environmental reviews pursuant to NEPA as implemented by HUD regulations. Mailings that do not address national matters, will focus primarily on items specific to HUD Region IV.

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Last Updated: December 14, 2023