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Affordable Housing In Corcoran
Kings County, California

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Corcoran

Kings Manor Apartments

1420 North Avenue
Corcoran, California
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Corcoran Garden Apartments

1307 Bainum Avenue
Corcoran, California

Carolyn Apartments

920 6 1/2 Ave
Corcoran, California
Subsidized

Sierra Vista Apartments

1830 Dairy Ave
Corcoran, California

Whitley Gardens

2400 Whitley Avenue
Corcoran, California
Subsidized

Valley View Village Kings County

2501 Garvey Ave
Corcoran, California

Saltair Place

2600 Olympic Ave
Corcoran, California

Avalon Family Apartments

2502 Hanna Ave
Corcoran, California

Westgate Manor Apts

2330 Sherman Ave
Corcoran, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Corcoran

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Corcoran, California

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 634 affordable apartments for rent in Corcoran, California.

Income Based Apartments in Corcoran, California

Corcoran features 272 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 Corcoran, California

There are 362 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Corcoran.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Corcoran, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Corcoran landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Corcoran.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Corcoran, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $958 and $1,170.

2020 Corcoran, 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 $841 $861 $1,064 $1,535 $1,647
Payment Standard Range $757 to $925 $775 to $947 $958 to $1,170 $1,382 to $1,689 $1,482 to $1,812

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Corcoran, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 634
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 272
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 57.69%
Average Renter Household Size 3.47
Average Household Size 3.42
Median Household Income $31,831 ±$3,245
Median Rent $727 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54% ± 8.25pp
Total Population 23,216

Population and Household Demographics

Corcoran is a city in Kings County, California with a population of 23,216. There are 3,682 households in the city with an average household size of 3.42 persons. 57.69% of households in Corcoran are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Corcoran

The median gross income for households in Corcoran is $31,831 a year, or $2,653 a month. The median rent for the city is $727 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Corcoran, a household making less than $2,423 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54% of households who rent are overburdened in Corcoran.

Area Median Income In Corcoran

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 Corcoran, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kings County.

In Corcoran, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,200

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 Corcoran

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 Corcoran

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% of Median $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800