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Affordable Housing In Cudahy
Los Angeles County, California

Waiting List Openings In Cudahy

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7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cudahy

Elizabeth Court

5225 Elizabeth St
Cudahy, California
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Clara Park Village Apartments

4805 Clara Street
Cudahy, California
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Home Development Clara Street Seniors

5159 Clara St
Cudahy, California

Las Brisas Apartments

4343 Elizabeth St
Cudahy, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Live Oak Gardens

5203 Live Oak St
Cudahy, California

Murray Place

4324 Florence Ave
Cudahy, California
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Oaks on Florence

4224 Florence Ave
Cudahy, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Cudahy

Housing Authority Programs
Los Angeles County Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cudahy, California

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 387 affordable apartments for rent in Cudahy, California.

Income Based Apartments in Cudahy, California

Cudahy features 122 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 Cudahy, California

There are 265 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cudahy.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cudahy, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cudahy landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Cudahy.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cudahy, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,852 and $2,264.

2021 Cudahy, 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
Cudahy, California Fair Market Rent $1,369 $1,605 $2,058 $2,735 $2,982
Cudahy, California Payment Standard Range $1,232 to $1,506 $1,445 to $1,766 $1,852 to $2,264 $2,462 to $3,009 $2,684 to $3,280

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Cudahy, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 387
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 122
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 83.77%
Average Renter Household Size 4.29
Average Household Size 4.29
Median Household Income $36,429 ±$1,965
Median Rent $1,129 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 62.82% ± 5.24pp
Total Population 24,138

Population and Household Demographics

Cudahy is a city in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 24,138. There are 5,625 households in the city with an average household size of 4.29 persons. 83.77% of households in Cudahy are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cudahy

The median gross income for households in Cudahy is $36,429 a year, or $3,036 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,129 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cudahy, a household making less than $3,763 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 62.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Cudahy.

Area Median Income In Cudahy

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 Cudahy, the AMI is calculated from all households within Los Angeles County.

In Cudahy, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,300

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 Cudahy

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 Cudahy

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cudahy AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,700 $27,050 $30,450 $33,800 $36,550 $39,250 $41,950 $44,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cudahy AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cudahy AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$63,100 $72,100 $81,100 $90,100 $97,350 $104,550 $111,750 $118,950