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Affordable Housing In Buena Vista
Amador County, California

Waiting List Openings In Buena Vista

Waiting ListStatus
Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus Project-Based Voucher Open Now

Housing Authorities that serve Buena Vista

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Buena Vista, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Buena Vista, California

Buena Vista 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 Buena Vista, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Buena Vista, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Buena Vista, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,015 and $1,241.

2020 Buena Vista, 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 $851 $856 $1,128 $1,627 $1,908
Payment Standard Range $766 to $936 $770 to $942 $1,015 to $1,241 $1,464 to $1,790 $1,717 to $2,099

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Buena Vista, 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 13.33%
Average Renter Household Size 5.63
Average Household Size 2.72
Median Household Income $58,472 ±$14,703
Median Rent $1,083 ±$340
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 75% ± 126.54pp
Total Population 326

Population and Household Demographics

Buena Vista is a city in Amador County, California with a population of 326. There are 120 households in the city with an average household size of 2.72 persons. 13.33% of households in Buena Vista are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Buena Vista

The median gross income for households in Buena Vista is $58,472 a year, or $4,873 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,083 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Buena Vista, a household making less than $3,610 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 75% of households who rent are overburdened in Buena Vista.

Area Median Income In Buena Vista

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 Buena Vista, the AMI is calculated from all households within Amador County.

In Buena Vista, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,700

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 Buena Vista

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 Buena Vista

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,550 $18,900 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,550 $31,500 $35,450 $39,350 $42,500 $45,650 $48,800 $51,950
80% of Median $44,100 $50,400 $56,700 $62,950 $68,000 $73,050 $78,100 $83,100