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Affordable Housing In Calistoga
Napa County, California

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Calistoga

La Pradera

38 Brannan St
Calistoga, California

Palisades Apartments

40 Brannan St
Calistoga, California

Calistoga Family Apartments

1715 Washington St.
Calistoga, California
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Calistoga, California

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 120 affordable apartments for rent in Calistoga, California.

Income Based Apartments in Calistoga, California

Calistoga 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 Calistoga, California

There are 72 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Calistoga.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Calistoga, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Calistoga landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Calistoga.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Calistoga, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,692 and $2,068.

2020 Calistoga, 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 $1,225 $1,427 $1,880 $2,712 $2,803
Payment Standard Range $1,103 to $1,348 $1,284 to $1,570 $1,692 to $2,068 $2,441 to $2,983 $2,523 to $3,083

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Calistoga, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 120
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.68%
Average Renter Household Size 3.08
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $52,733 ±$12,963
Median Rent $1,113 ±$71
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 65.66% ± 20.36pp
Total Population 5,267

Population and Household Demographics

Calistoga is a city in Napa County, California with a population of 5,267. There are 2,061 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 41.68% of households in Calistoga are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Calistoga

The median gross income for households in Calistoga is $52,733 a year, or $4,394 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,113 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Calistoga, a household making less than $3,710 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 65.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Calistoga.

Area Median Income In Calistoga

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 Calistoga, the AMI is calculated from all households within Napa County.

In Calistoga, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $109,200

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 Calistoga

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 Calistoga

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,500 $35,100 $37,700 $40,300 $44,120
50% of Median $37,950 $43,350 $48,750 $54,150 $58,500 $62,850 $67,150 $71,500
80% of Median $60,100 $68,650 $77,250 $85,800 $92,700 $99,550 $106,400 $113,300