Affordable Housing In El Dorado County
California

36 Low Income Apartment Communities In El Dorado County

Green Valley Apartments

2640 La Crescenta Dr
Cameron Park, CA
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Sierra Gardens Apartments

1801 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Cottowood Park Apartments

3030 New Jersey Way
Placerville, CA
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Tunnel Street Apartments

2880 Tunnel St
Placerville, CA
Call For Rent
1 BR

Shingle Terrace Apartments

3840 Market Court
Shingle Springs, CA
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Diamond Terrace Apartments

6035 Service Dr
Diamond Springs, CA
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Aspens at South Lake

3521 Pioneer Trl
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Accepts Vouchers

Diamond Springs Apartments II

643 Pearl Place
Diamond Springs, CA
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Diamond Springs Apartments

643 Pearl Place
Diamond Springs, CA
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Sunset Lane Apartments

4300 Sunset Lane
Shingle Springs, CA
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve El Dorado County

Housing Authority Programs
El Dorado County Public Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in El Dorado County, California

There are 36 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,032 affordable apartments for rent in El Dorado County, California.

Income Based Apartments in El Dorado County, California

El Dorado County features 660 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 El Dorado County, California

There are 1,260 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in El Dorado County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in El Dorado County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay El Dorado County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in El Dorado County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in El Dorado County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,214 and $1,484.

2020 El Dorado County, 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 $952 $1,072 $1,349 $1,946 $2,368
Payment Standard Range $857 to $1,047 $965 to $1,179 $1,214 to $1,484 $1,751 to $2,141 $2,131 to $2,605

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

El Dorado County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 36
Total Low Income Apartments 2,032
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 660
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.68%
Average Renter Household Size 2.74
Average Household Size 2.69
Median Household Income $69,584 ±$1,835
Median Rent $1,054 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.17% ± 2.98pp
Total Population 182,093

Population and Household Demographics

El Dorado County is a County in California with a population of 182,093. There are 67,086 households in the county with an average household size of 2.69 persons. 25.68% of households in El Dorado County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in El Dorado County

The median gross income for households in El Dorado County is $69,584 a year, or $5,799 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,054 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In El Dorado County, a household making less than $3,513 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.17% of households who rent are overburdened in El Dorado County.1

Area Median Income In El Dorado 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 El Dorado County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,600

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 El Dorado 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 El Dorado County HUD Rental Assistance in El Dorado County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,600 $20,100 $22,600 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $29,300 $33,450 $37,650 $41,800 $45,150 $48,500 $51,850 $55,200
80% of Median $46,850 $53,550 $60,250 $66,900 $72,300 $77,650 $83,000 $88,350

Cities In El Dorado County

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City Listings Served By
Placerville 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Placerville is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
South Lake Tahoe 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Lake Tahoe is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
Diamond Springs 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Diamond Springs is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
Shingle Springs 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shingle Springs is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
El Dorado Hills 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves El Dorado Hills is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
Cameron Park 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cameron Park is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
Auburn Lake Trails 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Auburn Lake Trails is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
Camino 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Camino is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
Cold Springs 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cold Springs is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
Coloma 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coloma is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
Georgetown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Georgetown is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
Grizzly Flats 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grizzly Flats is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
Pollock Pines 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pollock Pines is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.
Tahoma 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tahoma is the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority.