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Affordable Housing In Cameron Park
El Dorado County, California

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cameron Park

Cameron Park Village

3433 Palmer Dr
Cameron Park, California
1 BR

Green Valley Apartments

2640 La Crescenta Dr
Cameron Park, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Knolls at Green Valley Apartments

3301 Cimmarron Rd
Cameron Park, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Glenview Apartments

2361 Bass Lake Rd
Cameron Park, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Cameron Park

Housing Authority Programs
El Dorado County Public Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cameron Park, California

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 408 affordable apartments for rent in Cameron Park, California.

Income Based Apartments in Cameron Park, California

Cameron Park features 40 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 Cameron Park, California

There are 368 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cameron Park.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cameron Park, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cameron Park landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Cameron Park.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cameron Park, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,346 and $1,645.

2021 Cameron Park, 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 $1,060 $1,188 $1,495 $2,140 $2,588
Payment Standard Range $954 to $1,166 $1,069 to $1,307 $1,346 to $1,645 $1,926 to $2,354 $2,329 to $2,847

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Cameron Park, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 408
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.75
Average Household Size 2.74
Median Household Income $75,073 ±$4,317
Median Rent $1,131 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.26% ± 7.96pp
Total Population 19,437

Population and Household Demographics

Cameron Park is a city in El Dorado County, California with a population of 19,437. There are 7,090 households in the city with an average household size of 2.74 persons. 33.61% of households in Cameron Park are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cameron Park

The median gross income for households in Cameron Park is $75,073 a year, or $6,256 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,131 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cameron Park, a household making less than $3,770 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Cameron Park.

Area Median Income In Cameron Park

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 Cameron Park, the AMI is calculated from all households within El Dorado County.

In Cameron Park, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,300

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 Cameron Park

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 Cameron Park

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,150 $20,750 $23,350 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,250 $34,550 $38,850 $43,150 $46,650 $50,100 $53,550 $57,000
80% of Median $48,350 $55,250 $62,150 $69,050 $74,600 $80,100 $85,650 $91,150