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Affordable Housing In Armona
Kings County, California

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Armona

Armona Village Apartments

13845 Lyn St, Ofc
Armona, California
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Armona

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Armona, California

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 53 affordable apartments for rent in Armona, California.

Income Based Apartments in Armona, California

Armona features 33 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 Armona, California

There are 20 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Armona.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Armona, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Armona landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Armona.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Armona, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $958 and $1,170.

2020 Armona, 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 $841 $861 $1,064 $1,535 $1,647
Payment Standard Range $757 to $925 $775 to $947 $958 to $1,170 $1,382 to $1,689 $1,482 to $1,812

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Armona, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 53
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 33
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.09%
Average Renter Household Size 3.39
Average Household Size 3.64
Median Household Income $35,500 ±$7,227
Median Rent $785 ±$203
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 64.12% ± 17.18pp
Total Population 3,724

Population and Household Demographics

Armona is a city in Kings County, California with a population of 3,724. There are 1,022 households in the city with an average household size of 3.64 persons. 46.09% of households in Armona are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Armona

The median gross income for households in Armona is $35,500 a year, or $2,958 a month. The median rent for the city is $785 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Armona, a household making less than $2,617 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 64.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Armona.

Area Median Income In Armona

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 Armona, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kings County.

In Armona, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,200

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 Armona

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 Armona

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% of Median $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800