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Affordable Housing In Alpine County

Housing Authorities that serve Alpine County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Alpine County, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Alpine County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Alpine County, California

Alpine County features 0 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 Alpine County, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Alpine County, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Alpine County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $913 and $1,115.

2020 Alpine County, California 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 $685 $778 $1,014 $1,457 $1,617
Payment Standard Range $617 to $754 $700 to $856 $913 to $1,115 $1,311 to $1,603 $1,455 to $1,779

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Alpine County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.23%
Average Renter Household Size 3.34
Average Household Size 3.06
Median Household Income $52,917 ±$13,603
Median Rent $913 ±$412
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.37% ± 23.85pp
Total Population 1,131

Population and Household Demographics

Alpine County is a county in California with a population of 1,131. There are 358 households in the county with an average household size of 3.06 persons. 21.23% of households in Alpine County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Alpine County

The median gross income for households in Alpine County is $52,917 a year, or $4,410 a month. The median rent for the county is $913 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Alpine County, a household making less than $3,043 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Alpine County.

Area Median Income In Alpine 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 Alpine County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,200

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 Alpine 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 Alpine County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,500 $20,000 $22,500 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,150 $33,300 $37,450 $41,600 $44,950 $48,300 $51,600 $54,950
80% of Median $46,600 $53,250 $59,900 $66,550 $71,900 $77,200 $82,550 $87,850