Affordable Housing In Contra Costa County
California

155 Low Income Apartment Communities In Contra Costa County

El Portal Gardens Apartments

14041 San Pablo Avenue
San Pablo, California
Income Based
1 BR
62+

Antioch Hillcrest Terrace Apartments

3420 Deer Valley Rd
Antioch, California
Income Based
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers
62+

Stoneman Apartments

2300 Loveridge Rd.
Pittsburg, California
$1,038-1,725
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Accessible
Family & Senior

East Leland Court

2555 E Leland Rd
Pittsburg, California
Income Based
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Stoneman Village

390 E Leland Rd
Pittsburg, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Brentwood Senior Commons

750 Larkspur Ln
Brentwood, California
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Tice Oaks

2150 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek, California
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Delta View Apartments

3915 Delta Fair Blvd
Antioch, California
$1612
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Riverstone Apartments

2200 Sycamore Dr
Antioch, California
Call For Rent
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Pinecrest Apartments

1945 Cavallo Rd
Antioch, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Contra Costa County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Contra Costa County

Housing Authority Programs
City of Richmond Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
City of Pittsburg Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Contra Costa County, California

There are 155 low income housing apartment communities offering 14,826 affordable apartments for rent in Contra Costa County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Contra Costa County, California

Contra Costa County features 5,240 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 Contra Costa County, California

There are 9,319 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Contra Costa County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Contra Costa County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Contra Costa County landlords $1,300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Contra Costa County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Contra Costa County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 155
Total Low Income Apartments 14,826
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 5,240
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Average Household Size 2.82
Median Household Income $80,185 ±$827
Median Rent $1,426 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.3% ± 1.15pp
Total Population 1,096,068

Population and Household Demographics

Contra Costa County is a County in California with a population of 1,096,068. There are 384,646 households in the county with an average household size of 2.82 persons. 35.35% of households in Contra Costa County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Contra Costa County

The median gross income for households in Contra Costa County is $80,185 a year, or $6,682 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,426 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Contra Costa County, a household making less than $4,753 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Contra Costa County.1

Area Median Income In Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $111,700

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 Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $26,050 $29,750 $33,450 $37,150 $40,150 $43,100 $46,100 $49,050
50% of Median $43,400 $49,600 $55,800 $61,950 $66,950 $71,900 $76,850 $81,800
80% of Median $69,000 $78,850 $88,700 $98,550 $106,450 $114,350 $122,250 $130,100

Cities In Contra Costa County

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City Listings Served By
Richmond 24 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richmond are the City of Richmond Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Pittsburg 21 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pittsburg are the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa and City of Pittsburg Housing Authority.
Concord 14 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Concord is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Antioch 15 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Antioch is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Danville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Danville is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Walnut Creek 12 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walnut Creek is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Pinole 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pinole is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Oakley 9 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakley is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Bay Point 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bay Point is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Clayton 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clayton is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
San Pablo 9 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Pablo is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
San Ramon 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Ramon is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Hercules 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hercules is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
El Sobrante 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves El Sobrante is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Brentwood 10 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brentwood is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Pleasant Hill 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasant Hill is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Martinez 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Martinez is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Rodeo 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rodeo is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Lafayette 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lafayette is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Crockett 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crockett is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Pacheco 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pacheco is the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.
Acalanes Ridge 0
Alamo 0
Alhambra Valley 0
Bayview 0
Bethel Island 0
Blackhawk 0
Byron 0
Camino Tassajara 0
Castle Hill 0
Clyde 0
Diablo 0
Discovery Bay 0
East Richmond Heights 0
El Cerrito 0
Kensington 0
Knightsen 0
Montalvin Manor 0
Moraga 0
Mountain View 0
Norris Canyon 0
North Gate 0
North Richmond 0
Orinda 2
Port Costa 0
Reliez Valley 0
Rollingwood 0
San Miguel 0
Saranap 0
Shell Ridge 0
Tara Hills 0
Vine Hill 0
Contra Costa Centre 0