Affordable Housing In Del Norte County

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Del Norte County

Crescent City Senior Apartments

1125 Oregon Street
Crescent City, CA

Seabreeze Apartments

1045 E Condor St
Crescent City, CA
HCV Welcome

Seagull Villa Apartments

655 Pacific Ave
Crescent City, CA

Totem Villa Apartments

1085 US Highway 101 N
Crescent City, CA

The Surf

108 H St
Crescent City, CA
HCV Welcome

Redwood Cove

1755 Northcrest Dr
Crescent City, CA
Elderly Supportive Housing

Summer Park Apartments

1500 Summer Park Ct
Crescent City, CA
HCV Welcome

Totem Villa Apartments

1085 Us Hwy 101 S
Crescent City, CA

Hidden Creek Apartments

Summer Ln
Crescent City, CA

Hidden Creek Apartments

1000 Scenic Creek Dr
Crescent City, CA
HCV Welcome
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There are 10 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 572 affordable apartments for rent in Del Norte County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 204 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Del Norte County, HUD housing programs support 0 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 368 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Other Housing Authorities located in Del Norte County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Del Norte County, California

Del Norte County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 572
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 204
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.45%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Total Population 27,788
Housing Units 9,420
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $40,847 ±$4,369
Median Rent $808 ±$58
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.63% ± 5.66pp

Population and Household Demographics

Del Norte County is a County in California with a population of 27,788. There are 9,420 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 39.45% of households in Del Norte County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Del Norte County

The median gross income for households in Del Norte County is $40,847 a year, or $3,404 a month. The median rent for the county is $808 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Del Norte County, a household making less than $2,693 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Del Norte County.1

Area Median Income In Del Norte County

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.

In Del Norte County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,000

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 Norte County

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 Del Norte County HUD Rental Assistance in Del Norte County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,650 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,800
50% of Median $22,700 $25,950 $29,200 $32,400 $35,000 $37,600 $40,200 $42,800
80% of Median $36,300 $41,500 $46,700 $51,850 $56,000 $60,150 $64,300 $68,450
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Del Norte County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1991 to 2012, 7 low income apartment communities containing 371 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Del Norte County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Del Norte County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $22,700 $25,950 $29,200 $32,400 $35,000 $37,600 $40,200 $42,800
60% of Median $27,240 $31,140 $35,040 $38,880 $42,000 $45,120 $48,240 $51,360

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Del Norte County is $35,040 a year, or $2,920 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,920 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $876 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $568 $608 $730 $843 $940 $1,038
60% $681 $730 $876 $1,011 $1,128 $1,245
Fair Market Rents in Del Norte County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$643 $749 $945 $1,312 $1,516

Cities In Del Norte County

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City Listings Served By
Crescent City 10 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crescent City is the City of Crescent City Housing Authority.
Bertsch Oceanview 0
Gasquet 0
Hiouchi 0
Klamath 0
Smith River 0
Bertsch-Oceanview 0