Affordable Housing In Diamond Bar
Los Angeles County, California

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Diamond Bar

Whispering Fountains At Diamond Bar Seniors 55 Plus

23750 Highland Valley Rd.
Diamond Bar, CA
$950-1,150
1-2 BR
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Housing Authorities that serve Diamond Bar

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Diamond Bar, California

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Diamond Bar, California.

Income Based Apartments in Diamond Bar, California

Diamond Bar 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 Diamond Bar, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Diamond Bar, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Diamond Bar landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Diamond Bar.

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

2020 Diamond Bar, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Diamond Bar, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.14%
Average Renter Household Size 3.23
Average Household Size 3.19
Median Household Income $89,221 ±$5,747
Median Rent $1,814 ±$45
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.24% ± 6.66pp
Total Population 56,471

Population and Household Demographics

Diamond Bar is a City in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 56,471. There are 17,656 households in the city with an average household size of 3.19 persons. 22.14% of households in Diamond Bar are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Diamond Bar

The median gross income for households in Diamond Bar is $89,221 a year, or $7,435 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,814 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Diamond Bar, a household making less than $6,047 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.24% of households who rent are overburdened in Diamond Bar.1

Area Median Income In Diamond Bar

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

In Diamond Bar, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,100

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 Diamond Bar

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 Diamond Bar HUD Rental Assistance in Diamond Bar

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,950 $25,050 $28,200 $31,300 $33,850 $36,350 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $36,550 $41,800 $47,000 $52,200 $56,400 $60,600 $64,750 $68,950
80% of Median $58,450 $66,800 $75,150 $83,500 $90,200 $96,900 $103,550 $110,250