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Affordable Housing In Blairsden
Plumas County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Blairsden

Housing Authority Programs
Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Blairsden, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Blairsden, California

Blairsden 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 Blairsden, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Blairsden, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Blairsden, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $824 and $1,008.

2020 Blairsden, 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 $619 $722 $916 $1,250 $1,453
Payment Standard Range $557 to $681 $650 to $794 $824 to $1,008 $1,125 to $1,375 $1,308 to $1,598

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Blairsden, 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 76.47%
Average Renter Household Size 1.46
Average Household Size 1.62
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 100% ± 83.56pp
Total Population 55

Population and Household Demographics

Blairsden is a city in Plumas County, California with a population of 55. There are 34 households in the city with an average household size of 1.62 persons. 76.47% of households in Blairsden are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Blairsden

The median gross income for households in Blairsden is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Blairsden, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 100% of households who rent are overburdened in Blairsden.

Area Median Income In Blairsden

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 Blairsden, the AMI is calculated from all households within Plumas County.

In Blairsden, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,200

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 Blairsden

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 Blairsden

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,200 $17,350 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,300 $28,900 $32,500 $36,100 $39,000 $41,900 $44,800 $47,700
80% of Median $40,450 $46,200 $52,000 $57,750 $62,400 $67,000 $71,650 $76,250