Affordable Housing In Butte County
California

40 Low Income Apartment Communities In Butte County

Gridley Springs II

210 Ford Ave
Gridley, CA
Accepts Vouchers

Lucian Manor

120 Parmac Rd
Chico, CA
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Gridley Springs

210 Ford Ave
Gridley, CA
Accepts Vouchers

Cinnamon Village

1650 Forest Ave
Chico, CA
Subsidized

Chdo Esplanade House

2920 Esplanade
Chico, CA
Accepts Vouchers

Butte County

110 S Ohio St
Gridley, CA

Chico ( City of )

580 Vallombrosa Ave
Chico, CA
Accepts Vouchers

City of Chico Property

666 Flume St
Chico, CA
Accepts Vouchers

Oroville Hotel

2066 Bird St
Oroville, CA
Accepts Vouchers

Oroville ( City of )

Lot 32 Oroville Dam Blvd Par 1-3
Oroville, CA
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Butte County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Butte County, California

There are 40 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,734 affordable apartments for rent in Butte County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Butte County, California

Butte County features 1,112 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 Butte County, California

There are 1,622 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Butte County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Butte County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Butte County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Butte County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Butte County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $981 and $1,199.

2020 Butte County, 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 $761 $842 $1,090 $1,567 $1,881
Payment Standard Range $685 to $837 $758 to $926 $981 to $1,199 $1,410 to $1,724 $1,693 to $2,069

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Butte County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 40
Total Low Income Apartments 2,734
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,112
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.36%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $43,444 ±$1,068
Median Rent $905 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.59% ± 2.4pp
Total Population 222,564

Population and Household Demographics

Butte County is a County in California with a population of 222,564. There are 85,318 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 41.36% of households in Butte County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Butte County

The median gross income for households in Butte County is $43,444 a year, or $3,620 a month. The median rent for the county is $905 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Butte County, a household making less than $3,017 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Butte County.1

Area Median Income In Butte County

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.

In Butte County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,500

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 Butte County

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 Butte County HUD Rental Assistance in Butte County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,000 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,300 $26,600 $29,950 $33,250 $35,950 $38,600 $41,250 $43,900
80% of Median $37,250 $42,600 $47,900 $53,200 $57,500 $61,750 $66,000 $70,250

Cities In Butte County

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City Listings Served By
Chico 24 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chico is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Gridley 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gridley is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Oroville 10 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oroville is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Paradise 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paradise is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Bangor 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bangor is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Berry Creek 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berry Creek is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Biggs 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Biggs is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Butte Creek Canyon 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butte Creek Canyon is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Butte Meadows 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butte Meadows is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Butte Valley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butte Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Cherokee 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cherokee is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Clipper Mills 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clipper Mills is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Cohasset 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cohasset is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Concow 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Concow is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Durham 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Durham is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Forbestown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forbestown is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Forest Ranch 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forest Ranch is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Honcut 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Honcut is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Kelly Ridge 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kelly Ridge is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Magalia 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Magalia is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Nord 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nord is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Oroville East 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oroville East is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Palermo 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palermo is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Rackerby 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rackerby is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Richvale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richvale is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Robinson Mill 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Robinson Mill is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
South Oroville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Oroville is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Stirling City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stirling City is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Thermalito 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thermalito is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.
Yankee Hill 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yankee Hill is the Housing Authority of the County of Butte.