Affordable Housing In Anaheim
Orange County, California

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47 Low Income Apartment Communities In Anaheim

Villa Anaheim Apartments

3305 West Lincoln Ave.
Anaheim, California
1-2 BR

Heritage Park Apartments

950 S. Gilbert St.
Anaheim, California
1-2 BR

Hermosa Village Apartments

1515 S Calle del Mar
Anaheim, California
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Miracle Terrace Apartments

225 South Western Avenue
Anaheim, California
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Rockwood Apartments

1270 East Lincoln Avenue
Anaheim, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Homeless Supportive Housing

Sterling Court Apartments

935 S. Gilbert St.
Anaheim, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Solara Court Apartments

3335 W. Lincoln Ave.
Anaheim, California
Call For Rent
1 BR

Pebble Cove Apartments

2555 W Winston Rd
Anaheim, California
1 BR

Avenida Villas

9602 Ball Road
Anaheim, California

Cornerstone Apartment

9541 W. Ball Rd
Anaheim, California

Housing Authorities that serve Anaheim

Housing Authority Programs
Orange County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Anaheim Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Anaheim, California

There are 47 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,022 affordable apartments for rent in Anaheim, California.

Income Based Apartments in Anaheim, California

Anaheim features 280 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 2,682 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 $2,098 and $2,564.

2021 Anaheim, 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
Anaheim, California Fair Market Rent $1,678 $1,888 $2,331 $3,227 $3,716
Anaheim, California Payment Standard Range $1,510 to $1,846 $1,699 to $2,077 $2,098 to $2,564 $2,904 to $3,550 $3,344 to $4,088

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Anaheim, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 47
Total Low Income Apartments 3,022
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 280
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.31%
Average Renter Household Size 3.41
Average Household Size 3.42
Median Household Income $60,752 ±$1,209
Median Rent $1,374 ±$13
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.23% ± 1.93pp
Total Population 345,578

Population and Household Demographics

Anaheim is a city in Orange County, California with a population of 345,578. There are 99,670 households in the city with an average household size of 3.42 persons. 53.31% of households in Anaheim are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Anaheim

The median gross income for households in Anaheim is $60,752 a year, or $5,063 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,374 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Anaheim, a household making less than $4,580 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Anaheim.

Area Median Income In Anaheim

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Anaheim, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orange County.

In Anaheim, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $106,700

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 Anaheim

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 Anaheim

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Anaheim AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$28,250 $32,300 $36,350 $40,350 $43,600 $46,850 $50,050 $53,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Anaheim AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$47,100 $53,800 $60,550 $67,250 $72,650 $78,050 $83,400 $88,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Anaheim AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$75,300 $86,050 $96,800 $107,550 $116,200 $124,800 $133,400 $142,000