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Affordable Housing In Daly City
San Mateo County, California

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Daly City

Sweeney Lane Apartments

6800 Mission St
Daly City, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Villa Fontana Apartments

50 E Market Street
Daly City, California
Call For Rent
1 BR

Hillcrest Gardens

35 Hillcrest Dr
Daly City, California
Elderly Supportive Housing

St Andrew Community

2070 Sullivan Ave
Daly City, California
Elderly Supportive Housing

Vista Grande

6730 Mission St
Daly City, California
Accepts Vouchers

Midway Village

1 Martin Ct
Daly City, California

School House Station

7200 Mission St
Daly City, California
Accepts Vouchers

Hillside Av.

1293 Hillside Blvd
Daly City, California
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Daly City

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Daly City, California

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 620 affordable apartments for rent in Daly City, California.

Income Based Apartments in Daly City, California

Daly City features 478 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 Daly City, California

There are 142 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Daly City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Daly City, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Daly City landlords $1,500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $700 towards rent in Daly City.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Daly City, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $3,005 and $3,673.

2020 Daly 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 $2,197 $2,720 $3,339 $4,365 $4,657
Payment Standard Range $1,977 to $2,417 $2,448 to $2,992 $3,005 to $3,673 $3,929 to $4,802 $4,191 to $5,123

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Daly City, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 620
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 478
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.53%
Average Renter Household Size 3.21
Average Household Size 3.35
Median Household Income $74,449 ±$2,916
Median Rent $1,672 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.77% ± 4.09pp
Total Population 104,930

Population and Household Demographics

Daly City is a City in San Mateo County, California with a population of 104,930. There are 31,137 households in the city with an average household size of 3.35 persons. 44.53% of households in Daly City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Daly City

The median gross income for households in Daly City is $74,449 a year, or $6,204 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,672 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Daly City, a household making less than $5,573 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Daly City.1

Area Median Income In Daly 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 Daly City, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Mateo County.

In Daly City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $136,800

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 Daly 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 Daly City

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $33,850 $38,700 $43,550 $48,350 $52,250 $56,100 $60,000 $63,850
50% of Median $56,450 $64,500 $72,550 $80,600 $87,050 $93,500 $99,950 $106,400
80% of Median $90,450 $103,350 $116,250 $129,150 $139,500 $149,850 $160,150 $170,500