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Affordable Housing In Cedar Ridge
Tuolumne County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Cedar Ridge

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cedar Ridge, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Cedar Ridge, California.

Income Based Apartments in Cedar Ridge, California

Cedar Ridge 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 Cedar Ridge, California

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cedar Ridge.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cedar Ridge, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cedar Ridge landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Cedar Ridge.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cedar Ridge, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $914 and $1,117.

2020 Cedar Ridge, 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 $694 $827 $1,015 $1,453 $1,774
Payment Standard Range $625 to $763 $744 to $910 $914 to $1,117 $1,308 to $1,598 $1,597 to $1,951

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Cedar Ridge, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 13.87%
Average Renter Household Size 2.97
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $60,673 ±$12,734
Median Rent $1,235 ±$723
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.28% ± 32.38pp
Total Population 1,250

Population and Household Demographics

Cedar Ridge is a city in Tuolumne County, California with a population of 1,250. There are 519 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 13.87% of households in Cedar Ridge are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cedar Ridge

The median gross income for households in Cedar Ridge is $60,673 a year, or $5,056 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,235 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cedar Ridge, a household making less than $4,117 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Cedar Ridge.

Area Median Income In Cedar Ridge

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 Cedar Ridge, the AMI is calculated from all households within Tuolumne County.

In Cedar Ridge, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,600

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 Cedar Ridge

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 Cedar Ridge

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,450 $38,300 $41,150 $44,000 $46,800
80% of Median $39,700 $45,400 $51,050 $56,700 $61,250 $65,800 $70,350 $74,850