Colusa County, California Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 348 income based apartments in Colusa County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 322 affordable apartments in Colusa County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Colusa County, California

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Colusa County. Go to the California Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Colusa County.

Pinewood Court

700 Pinewood Ct
Williams, California
Income Based
1-3 BR
Affordable

Creekview Apartments

1070 Almond Ave
Arbuckle, California
Income Based
1-4 BR
Rent Assisted

Colusa Garden

1319 Wescott Road
Colusa, California
$749-834
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Pinewood Manor

725 Pinewood Ct.
Williams, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Stony Creek Senior Apartments

500 Marguerite St
Williams, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Colusa Green Apartments

1799 Highway 20
Colusa, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Stoney Creek II

501 MARGURITE ST
Williams, California
1 BR
62+

Green Valley Homes

1031 Silverleaf Lane
Williams, California
Affordable

Eskaton Frank Jaconetti Manor

232 E Carson Street
Colusa, California
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Alexander Center

901 Gail Ave
Arbuckle, California
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Colusa County

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City Apartments
Colusa, CA Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Colusa.
Williams, CA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Williams.
Arbuckle, CA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Arbuckle.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Colusa County, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Colusa County.

Colusa County, California Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Colusa County, California

Colusa County features 348 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 Colusa County, California

There are 322 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Colusa County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Colusa County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Colusa County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Colusa County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Colusa County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $884 and $1,080.

2023 Colusa 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
Colusa County, California Fair Market Rent $741 $746 $982 $1,341 $1,356
Colusa County, California Payment Standard Range $667 to $815 $671 to $821 $884 to $1,080 $1,207 to $1,475 $1,220 to $1,492

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Colusa County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 670
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 348
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.83%
Average Renter Household Size 3.29
Average Household Size 3.04
Median Household Income $52,168 ±$2,583
Median Rent $869 ±$75
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.96% ± 6.44pp
Total Population 21,396

Population and Household Demographics

Colusa County is a county in California with a population of 21,396. There are 6,966 households in the county with an average household size of 3.04 persons. 37.83% of households in Colusa County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Colusa County

The median gross income for households in Colusa County is $52,168 a year, or $4,347 a month. The median rent for the county is $869 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Colusa County, a household making less than $2,897 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Colusa County.

Area Median Income In Colusa 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 Colusa County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,400

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 Colusa 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 Colusa County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Colusa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Colusa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Colusa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250