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Affordable Housing In Crescent City
Del Norte County, California

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Crescent City

Crescent City Senior Apartments

1125 Oregon St
Crescent City, California
Call For Rent
1 BR

Summer Park Apartments

1500 Summer Park Ct
Crescent City, California
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Surf Apartments

108 H St
Crescent City, California
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR

Seabreeze Apartments

1045 E Condor St
Crescent City, California

Seagull Villa Apartments

655 Pacific Ave
Crescent City, California

Totem Villa Apartments

1085 US Highway 101 N
Crescent City, California

Redwood Cove

1755 Northcrest Dr
Crescent City, California
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hidden Creek Apartments

1000 Scenic Creek Dr
Crescent City, California

Hidden Creek Apartments

Summer Ln
Crescent City, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Crescent City

Housing Authority Programs
City of Crescent City Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Crescent City, California

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 534 affordable apartments for rent in Crescent City, California.

Income Based Apartments in Crescent City, California

Crescent City features 260 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 Crescent City, California

There are 274 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Crescent City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Crescent City, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Crescent City landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Crescent City.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Crescent City, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $880 and $1,076.

2020 Crescent City, 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 $661 $775 $978 $1,369 $1,571
Payment Standard Range $595 to $727 $698 to $853 $880 to $1,076 $1,232 to $1,506 $1,414 to $1,728

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Crescent City, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 534
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 260
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 69.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $27,622 ±$4,078
Median Rent $730 ±$69
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.93% ± 10.01pp
Total Population 7,120

Population and Household Demographics

Crescent City is a city in Del Norte County, California with a population of 7,120. There are 1,559 households in the city with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 69.98% of households in Crescent City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Crescent City

The median gross income for households in Crescent City is $27,622 a year, or $2,302 a month. The median rent for the city is $730 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crescent City, a household making less than $2,433 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Crescent City.

Area Median Income In Crescent City

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 Crescent City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Del Norte County.

In Crescent City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,400

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 Crescent City

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 Crescent City

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