Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Anaheim, CA

Discover affordable housing in Anaheim where there are 53+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Heritage Park Apartments

950 S. Gilbert St., Anaheim, California 92804

bed 1-2
payment $1325-1515/mo.

Villa Anaheim Apartments

3305 West Lincoln Ave., Anaheim, California 92801

bed 1-2
payment $1032-1237/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Solara Court Apartments

3335 W. Lincoln Ave., Anaheim, California 92801

bed 1
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Sterling Court Apartments

935 S. Gilbert St., Anaheim, California 92804

bed 1-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Hermosa Village Apartments

1515 S Calle del Mar, Anaheim, California 92802

bed 1-4

Belage Manor Apartments

1660 W Broadway, Anaheim, California 92802

Crossings at Cherry Orchard

2748 W Lincoln Ave, Anaheim, California 92801

bed 1-3

Avenida Villas

9602 Ball Road, Anaheim, California 92804

Tyrol Plaza Senior Apartments

891 S State College Blvd, Anaheim, California 92806

Westchester Housing

125 S Westchester Dr, Anaheim, California 92804

Rockwood Apartments

1270 East Lincoln Avenue, Anaheim, California 92805

bed 1-3

Miracle Terrace Apartments

225 South Western Avenue, Anaheim, California 92804

bed Studio-2

Pebble Cove Apartments

2555 W Winston Rd, Anaheim, California 92804

bed 2

Arbor View Apartments

624 S Velare St, Anaheim, California 92804

Monarch Pointe Apartments Homes

1860 W Crescent Ave, Anaheim, California 92801

Broadway Village

1245 E Broadway, Anaheim, California 92805

Palm West Apartments

644 S Knott Ave, Anaheim, California 92804

Renaissaance Park Apartments ( Aka Monterey Apartments )

3433 W Del Monte Dr, Anaheim, California 92804

Sea Wind Apartments

1925 W Greenleaf Ave, Anaheim, California 92801

bed 1-3

Cobblestone Apartments

870 S Beach Blvd, Anaheim, California 92804

bed 1-2

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Anaheim, California

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Anaheim, California
$52.71/hour
$36.71 (+229%) more than California minimum wage and $45.46 (+627%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Anaheim, California?

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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programs for Anaheim, California.

Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Anaheim.

How many renters live in Anaheim, California?

The City of Anaheim has 344,462 people living in 105,885 households.

There are 184,247 renters living in 57,886 renter households in this City. Renters make up 53.49 percent of the population living in Anaheim.

What is the rental market like in Anaheim, California?

There are an estimated 109,685 housing units in the Anaheim area. Of these, 59,052 units are rental homes, making up 54 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Anaheim, California, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Anaheim?

The rental vacancy rate in Anaheim is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Anaheim for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Anaheim
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
4,528 16,652 23,831 8,016 2,549
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Anaheim

A large number of apartments in Anaheim have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Anaheim are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 58 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 33 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Anaheim

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $2,200 to $4,467. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $2,200
One BR $2,344
Two BR $2,783
Three BR $3,769
Four BR $4,467
2024 Fair Market Rents in Anaheim, California

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Anaheim?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 1,160 26 percent
One BR 5,609 34 percent
Two BR 2,298 10 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Anaheim, California

How many affordable rental units are in Anaheim?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Anaheim, California including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 3,596
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 288
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Anaheim, California

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Anaheim, California

Anaheim features 656 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 Anaheim, California

There are 2,344 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Anaheim.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Anaheim, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Anaheim landlords $1,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Anaheim.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Anaheim, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,505 and $3,061.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.