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Affordable Housing In Desert View Highlands
Los Angeles County, California

Waiting List Openings In Desert View Highlands

Waiting ListStatus
Los Angeles County Development Authority Senior Public Housing Open Now

Housing Authorities that serve Desert View Highlands

Housing Authority Programs
Los Angeles County Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Desert View Highlands, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Desert View Highlands, California.

Income Based Apartments in Desert View Highlands, California

Desert View Highlands 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 Desert View Highlands, California

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Desert View Highlands.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Desert View Highlands, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Desert View Highlands landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Desert View Highlands.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Desert View Highlands, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,760 and $2,152.

2020 Desert View Highlands, 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 $1,279 $1,517 $1,956 $2,614 $2,857
Payment Standard Range $1,151 to $1,407 $1,365 to $1,669 $1,760 to $2,152 $2,353 to $2,875 $2,571 to $3,143

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Desert View Highlands, 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 48.75%
Average Renter Household Size 3.65
Average Household Size 3.27
Median Household Income $45,268 ±$15,508
Median Rent $1,347 ±$320
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.38% ± 24.01pp
Total Population 2,489

Population and Household Demographics

Desert View Highlands is a city in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 2,489. There are 759 households in the city with an average household size of 3.27 persons. 48.75% of households in Desert View Highlands are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Desert View Highlands

The median gross income for households in Desert View Highlands is $45,268 a year, or $3,772 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,347 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Desert View Highlands, a household making less than $4,490 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Desert View Highlands.

Area Median Income In Desert View Highlands

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 Desert View Highlands, the AMI is calculated from all households within Los Angeles County.

In Desert View Highlands, 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 Desert View Highlands

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 Desert View Highlands

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $23,700 $27,050 $30,450 $33,800 $36,550 $39,250 $41,950 $44,650
50% of Median $39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350
80% of Median $63,100 $72,100 $81,100 $90,100 $97,350 $104,550 $111,750 $118,950