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Affordable Housing In Del Monte Forest
Monterey County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Del Monte Forest

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Monterey Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Del Monte Forest, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Del Monte Forest, California.

Income Based Apartments in Del Monte Forest, California

Del Monte Forest features 0 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 Del Monte Forest, California

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Del Monte Forest.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Del Monte Forest, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Del Monte Forest landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Del Monte Forest.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Del Monte Forest, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,629 and $1,991.

2020 Del Monte Forest, 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 $1,334 $1,467 $1,810 $2,606 $2,834
Payment Standard Range $1,201 to $1,467 $1,320 to $1,614 $1,629 to $1,991 $2,345 to $2,867 $2,551 to $3,117

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Del Monte Forest, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.96
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $98,646 ±$18,931
Median Rent $2,828 ±$278
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.25% ± 15.45pp
Total Population 5,122

Population and Household Demographics

Del Monte Forest is a city in Monterey County, California with a population of 5,122. There are 1,871 households in the city with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 19.94% of households in Del Monte Forest are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Del Monte Forest

The median gross income for households in Del Monte Forest is $98,646 a year, or $8,221 a month. The median rent for the city is $2,828 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Del Monte Forest, a household making less than $9,427 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Del Monte Forest.

Area Median Income In Del Monte Forest

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 Del Monte Forest, the AMI is calculated from all households within Monterey County.

In Del Monte Forest, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,600

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 Del Monte Forest

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 Del Monte Forest

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $20,350 $23,250 $26,150 $29,050 $31,400 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $33,950 $38,800 $43,650 $48,450 $52,350 $56,250 $60,100 $64,000
80% of Median $54,250 $62,000 $69,750 $77,500 $83,700 $89,900 $96,100 $102,300