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Affordable Housing In El Monte
Los Angeles County, California


Waiting List Openings In El Monte

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

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In El Monte

Tyler Court

3348 Tyler Ave
El Monte, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
55+

Palo Verde Apartments

4704 Peck Road
El Monte, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Garvey Senior Apartments

10117 Garvey Ave
El Monte, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
55+

BALDWIN ROSE FAMILY VETERAN HOUSING

9960 Bessie Avenue
El Monte, California

Cherrylee Gardens

11620 Cherrylee Dr
El Monte, California
Subsidized

Casa De Esperanza

12000 Denholm Dr
El Monte, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Exchange at Gateway

10562 Santa Fe Dr.
El Monte, California

Blessed Rock of El Monte

4111 Tyler Ave
El Monte, California

Telacu El Encanto

3843 Maxson Rd
El Monte, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Villa Raintree

11905 Ferris Rd
El Monte, California
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve El Monte

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in El Monte, California

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,135 affordable apartments for rent in El Monte, California.

Income Based Apartments in El Monte, California

El Monte features 298 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 Monte, California

There are 837 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in El Monte.

Housing Choice Vouchers in El Monte, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay El Monte landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in El Monte.

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

2020 El Monte, 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.

El Monte, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 1,135
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 298
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 59.72%
Average Renter Household Size 3.66
Average Household Size 3.72
Median Household Income $38,085 ±$1,411
Median Rent $1,085 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 67.73% ± 2.58pp
Total Population 115,711

Population and Household Demographics

El Monte is a city in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 115,711. There are 30,752 households in the city with an average household size of 3.72 persons. 59.72% of households in El Monte are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in El Monte

The median gross income for households in El Monte is $38,085 a year, or $3,174 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,085 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In El Monte, a household making less than $3,617 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 67.73% of households who rent are overburdened in El Monte.

Area Median Income In El Monte

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 El Monte, the AMI is calculated from all households within Los Angeles County.

In El Monte, 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 El Monte

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 El Monte

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