Affordable Housing In Fillmore
Ventura County, California

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fillmore

Parkview Senior Apartments

512 Main St
Fillmore, California

Rancho Sespe Apts

2950 E Telegraph Rd
Fillmore, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Fillmore

Housing Authority Programs
Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fillmore, California

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 171 affordable apartments for rent in Fillmore, California.

Income Based Apartments in Fillmore, California

Fillmore 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 Fillmore, California

There are 71 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fillmore.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fillmore, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fillmore landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Fillmore.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fillmore, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,731 and $2,115.

2021 Fillmore, 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
Fillmore, California Fair Market Rent $1,269 $1,519 $1,923 $2,690 $3,189
Fillmore, California Payment Standard Range $1,142 to $1,396 $1,367 to $1,671 $1,731 to $2,115 $2,421 to $2,959 $2,870 to $3,508

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fillmore, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 171
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.42%
Average Renter Household Size 3.85
Average Household Size 3.66
Median Household Income $56,239 ±$7,480
Median Rent $1,123 ±$64
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 72.17% ± 12.18pp
Total Population 15,296

Population and Household Demographics

Fillmore is a city in Ventura County, California with a population of 15,296. There are 4,122 households in the city with an average household size of 3.66 persons. 30.42% of households in Fillmore are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fillmore

The median gross income for households in Fillmore is $56,239 a year, or $4,687 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,123 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fillmore, a household making less than $3,743 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 72.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Fillmore.

Area Median Income In Fillmore

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 Fillmore, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ventura County.

In Fillmore, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $98,800

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 Fillmore

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 Fillmore

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fillmore AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,600 $26,950 $30,300 $33,650 $36,350 $39,050 $41,750 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fillmore AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,250 $44,850 $50,450 $56,050 $60,550 $65,050 $69,550 $74,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fillmore AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,800 $71,800 $80,750 $89,700 $96,900 $104,100 $111,250 $118,450