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Affordable Housing In Burney
Shasta County, California

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Burney

Mt. Senior Center

20635 Roff Way,
Burney, California
$756
1 BR
62+

Burney Villa Apartments

20181 Hudson St
Burney, California
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Burney

Housing Authority Programs
Shasta County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Homeownership; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Burney, California

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 80 affordable apartments for rent in Burney, California.

Income Based Apartments in Burney, California

Burney features 80 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 Burney, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Burney, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Burney landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Burney.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Burney, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $869 and $1,063.

2020 Burney, 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 $630 $744 $966 $1,394 $1,696
Payment Standard Range $567 to $693 $670 to $818 $869 to $1,063 $1,255 to $1,533 $1,526 to $1,866

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Burney, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 80
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 80
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.10
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $32,105 ±$13,781
Median Rent $622 ±$246
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.09% ± 15.1pp
Total Population 3,257

Population and Household Demographics

Burney is a city in Shasta County, California with a population of 3,257. There are 1,344 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 47.54% of households in Burney are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Burney

The median gross income for households in Burney is $32,105 a year, or $2,675 a month. The median rent for the city is $622 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Burney, a household making less than $2,073 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Burney.

Area Median Income In Burney

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 Burney, the AMI is calculated from all households within Shasta County.

In Burney, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,500

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 Burney

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 Burney

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