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Affordable Housing In Avalon
Los Angeles County, California

Waiting List Openings In Avalon

Waiting ListStatus
Los Angeles County Development Authority Senior Public Housing Open Now

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Avalon

Tremont Street Apartments

343 Tremont Street #1
Avalon, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Development - Catalina Avalon

801 Avalon Canyon Rd
Avalon, California

Eucalyptus Garden Apartments

34 Banning St
Avalon, California

Cantamar Villas

309 Beacon St
Avalon, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Avalon

Housing Authority Programs
Los Angeles County Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Avalon, California

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 218 affordable apartments for rent in Avalon, California.

Income Based Apartments in Avalon, California

Avalon features 62 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 Avalon, California

There are 156 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Avalon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Avalon, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Avalon, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,852 and $2,264.

2021 Avalon, 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 $1,369 $1,605 $2,058 $2,735 $2,982
Payment Standard Range $1,232 to $1,506 $1,445 to $1,766 $1,852 to $2,264 $2,462 to $3,009 $2,684 to $3,280

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Avalon, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 218
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 62
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 76.03%
Average Renter Household Size 3.19
Average Household Size 2.94
Median Household Income $59,191 ±$10,775
Median Rent $1,400 ±$113
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.26% ± 10.62pp
Total Population 3,777

Population and Household Demographics

Avalon is a city in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 3,777. There are 1,281 households in the city with an average household size of 2.94 persons. 76.03% of households in Avalon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Avalon

The median gross income for households in Avalon is $59,191 a year, or $4,933 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,400 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Avalon, a household making less than $4,667 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Avalon.

Area Median Income In Avalon

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 Avalon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Los Angeles County.

In Avalon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,300

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 Avalon

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 Avalon

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $23,700 $27,050 $30,450 $33,800 $36,550 $39,250 $41,950 $44,650
50% of Median $39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350
80% of Median $63,100 $72,100 $81,100 $90,100 $97,350 $104,550 $111,750 $118,950