Affordable Housing In Camarillo
Ventura County, California

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Camarillo

Casas De Sueno

255 Fulton St
Camarillo, California

Ponderosa Senior Housing

2700 E Ponderosa Dr
Camarillo, California

Courtyard Apartments

350 Westpark Ct
Camarillo, California

Casa Velasquez

2440 Barry St
Camarillo, California

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Camarillo, California

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Camarillo, California

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Camarillo, California

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 688 affordable apartments for rent in Camarillo, California.

Income Based Apartments in Camarillo, California

Camarillo features 51 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 Camarillo, California

There are 637 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Camarillo.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Camarillo, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Camarillo landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Camarillo.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Camarillo, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,996 and $2,440.

2022 Camarillo, 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
Camarillo, California Fair Market Rent $1,507 $1,792 $2,218 $3,101 $3,655
Camarillo, California Payment Standard Range $1,356 to $1,658 $1,613 to $1,971 $1,996 to $2,440 $2,791 to $3,411 $3,290 to $4,021

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Camarillo, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 688
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 51
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.12%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $88,152 ±$3,296
Median Rent $1,690 ±$59
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.8% ± 5.29pp
Total Population 66,445

Population and Household Demographics

Camarillo is a city in Ventura County, California with a population of 66,445. There are 24,375 households in the city with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 30.12% of households in Camarillo are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Camarillo

The median gross income for households in Camarillo is $88,152 a year, or $7,346 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,690 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Camarillo, a household making less than $5,633 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.8% of households who rent are overburdened in Camarillo.

Area Median Income In Camarillo

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 Camarillo, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ventura County.

In Camarillo, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $115,400

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 Camarillo

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 Camarillo

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Camarillo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$26,350 $30,100 $33,850 $37,600 $40,650 $43,650 $46,650 $49,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Camarillo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$43,900 $50,200 $56,450 $62,700 $67,750 $72,750 $77,750 $82,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Camarillo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$70,250 $80,300 $90,350 $100,350 $108,400 $116,450 $124,450 $132,500