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Affordable Housing In Calaveras County
California

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Calaveras County

San Andreas

441 E. St. Charles
San Andreas, California
$855-910
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Murphys Senior Apartments

350 Bret Harte Rd
Murphys, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Diamond Place Apartments

547 Lewis Ave
San Andreas, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Sierra Meadows Apartments

66 Longman Ln
Arnold, California
$605-660
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Bear Mountain

276 N California St
San Andreas, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Copello Square

675 Copello Dr
Angels, California

Casa

342 Gold Strike Rd
San Andreas, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Calaveras County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Calaveras County, California

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 215 affordable apartments for rent in Calaveras County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Calaveras County, California

Calaveras County features 185 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 Calaveras County, California

There are 30 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Calaveras County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Calaveras County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Calaveras County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Calaveras County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Calaveras County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $955 and $1,167.

2021 Calaveras 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
Calaveras County, California Fair Market Rent $718 $837 $1,061 $1,518 $1,837
Calaveras County, California Payment Standard Range $646 to $790 $753 to $921 $955 to $1,167 $1,366 to $1,670 $1,653 to $2,021

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Calaveras County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 215
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 185
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.56
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $53,233 ±$3,774
Median Rent $1,038 ±$108
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.58% ± 6.46pp
Total Population 44,767

Population and Household Demographics

Calaveras County is a county in California with a population of 44,767. There are 18,060 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 21.01% of households in Calaveras County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Calaveras County

The median gross income for households in Calaveras County is $53,233 a year, or $4,436 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,038 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Calaveras County, a household making less than $3,460 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.58% of households who rent are overburdened in Calaveras County.

Area Median Income In Calaveras 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 Calaveras County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,400

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 Calaveras 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Calaveras County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Calaveras County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,900 $19,300 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Calaveras County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,150 $32,200 $36,200 $40,200 $43,450 $46,650 $49,850 $53,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Calaveras County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,050 $51,450 $57,900 $64,300 $69,450 $74,600 $79,750 $84,900

Cities In Calaveras County

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City Served By
Angels The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Angels is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Arnold The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arnold is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Avery The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Avery is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Copperopolis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Copperopolis is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Dorrington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dorrington is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Forest Meadows The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forest Meadows is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Mokelumne Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mokelumne Hill is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Mountain Ranch The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mountain Ranch is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Murphys The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Murphys is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Rail Road Flat The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rail Road Flat is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Rancho Calaveras The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rancho Calaveras is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
San Andreas The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Andreas is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Vallecito The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vallecito is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Valley Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valley Springs is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Wallace The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wallace is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
West Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Point is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.