Affordable Housing In Dixon
Solano County, California

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dixon

Moonlight Apartments

425-455 W Chestnut St
Dixon, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Second Street Senior Apartments

211 E D St
Dixon, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Bristol Apartments

1550 Valley Glen Dr
Dixon, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Heritage Commons

191 Heritage Ln
Dixon, California

Lincoln Creek

1395 N. Lincoln Street
Dixon, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Walnut Ranch Apartments

1300 W H St
Dixon, California

Moonlight II

46009 County Road 38
Dixon, California

Davis Migrant Cntr

31150 County Road 105
Dixon, California
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Dixon, California

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Dixon, California

Housing Authority Programs
Solano County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work
Vacaville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dixon, California

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 714 affordable apartments for rent in Dixon, California.

Income Based Apartments in Dixon, California

Dixon features 207 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 Dixon, California

There are 443 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dixon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dixon, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dixon landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Dixon.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dixon, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,509 and $1,845.

2022 Dixon, 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
Dixon, California Fair Market Rent $1,232 $1,408 $1,677 $2,382 $2,870
Dixon, California Payment Standard Range $1,109 to $1,355 $1,267 to $1,549 $1,509 to $1,845 $2,144 to $2,620 $2,583 to $3,157

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Dixon, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 714
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 207
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31%
Average Renter Household Size 3.30
Average Household Size 3.22
Median Household Income $72,188 ±$6,355
Median Rent $1,160 ±$92
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 67.91% ± 11.21pp
Total Population 18,908

Population and Household Demographics

Dixon is a city in Solano County, California with a population of 18,908. There are 5,871 households in the city with an average household size of 3.22 persons. 31% of households in Dixon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dixon

The median gross income for households in Dixon is $72,188 a year, or $6,016 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,160 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dixon, a household making less than $3,867 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 67.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Dixon.

Area Median Income In Dixon

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 Dixon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Solano County.

In Dixon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $108,700

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 Dixon

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 Dixon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dixon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Dixon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$38,050 $43,450 $48,900 $54,300 $58,650 $63,000 $67,350 $71,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Dixon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$60,800 $69,450 $78,150 $86,800 $93,750 $100,700 $107,650 $114,600