Affordable Housing In Elk Grove
Sacramento County, California

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Elk Grove

Terracina at Elk Grove

9440 W Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Terracina Park Meadows

8875 Lewis Stein Road
Elk Grove, California
$743-1,350
1-2 BR

Terracina at Laguna Creek

9274 Franklin Blvd.
Elk Grove, California
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Bow Street Apartments

8740 Auberry Dr
Elk Grove, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Village Crossing Apartments

9241 Bruceville Rd
Elk Grove, California
Call For Rent
Studio BR

Geneva Pointe

8280 Geneva Pointe Dr
Elk Grove, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Montego Falls

9950 Bruceville Road
Elk Grove, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Stoneridge at Elk Grove

8515 Elk Grove Florin Rd
Elk Grove, California
Subsidized

Renwick Square

3227 Renwick Ave
Elk Grove, California

Ridge Apartments

8151 Civic Center Dr
Elk Grove, California

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Elk Grove, 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 Elk Grove, California

Housing Authority Programs
Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Elk Grove, California

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,310 affordable apartments for rent in Elk Grove, California.

Income Based Apartments in Elk Grove, California

Elk Grove 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 Elk Grove, California

There are 2,098 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Elk Grove.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Elk Grove, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Elk Grove, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,389 and $1,697.

2022 Elk Grove, 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
Elk Grove, California Fair Market Rent $1,108 $1,228 $1,543 $2,192 $2,625
Elk Grove, California Payment Standard Range $997 to $1,219 $1,105 to $1,351 $1,389 to $1,697 $1,973 to $2,411 $2,363 to $2,888

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Elk Grove, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 2,310
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.73%
Average Renter Household Size 3.34
Average Household Size 3.25
Median Household Income $79,487 ±$2,255
Median Rent $1,460 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.51% ± 3.41pp
Total Population 161,084

Population and Household Demographics

Elk Grove is a city in Sacramento County, California with a population of 161,084. There are 49,316 households in the city with an average household size of 3.25 persons. 28.73% of households in Elk Grove are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Elk Grove

The median gross income for households in Elk Grove is $79,487 a year, or $6,624 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,460 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Elk Grove, a household making less than $4,867 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Elk Grove.

Area Median Income In Elk Grove

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 Elk Grove, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sacramento County.

In Elk Grove, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $102,200

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 Elk Grove

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 Elk Grove

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Elk Grove AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,300 $24,350 $27,400 $30,400 $32,850 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Elk Grove AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Elk Grove AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$56,750 $64,850 $72,950 $81,050 $87,550 $94,050 $100,550 $107,000