Affordable Housing In Foothill Farms
Sacramento County, California

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Foothill Farms, 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 Foothill Farms, California

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Foothill Farms, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Foothill Farms, California.

Income Based Apartments in Foothill Farms, California

Foothill Farms 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 Foothill Farms, California

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Foothill Farms.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Foothill Farms, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Foothill Farms, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,580 and $1,932.

2023 Foothill Farms, 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
Foothill Farms, California Fair Market Rent $1,277 $1,400 $1,756 $2,496 $2,907
Foothill Farms, California Payment Standard Range $1,149 to $1,405 $1,260 to $1,540 $1,580 to $1,932 $2,246 to $2,746 $2,616 to $3,198

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Foothill Farms, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.31%
Average Renter Household Size 3.05
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $44,512 ±$3,663
Median Rent $995 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.6% ± 5.1pp
Total Population 33,090

Population and Household Demographics

Foothill Farms is a city in Sacramento County, California with a population of 33,090. There are 11,771 households in the city with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 46.31% of households in Foothill Farms are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Foothill Farms

The median gross income for households in Foothill Farms is $44,512 a year, or $3,709 a month. The median rent for the city is $995 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Foothill Farms, a household making less than $3,317 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.6% of households who rent are overburdened in Foothill Farms.

Area Median Income In Foothill Farms

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 Foothill Farms, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sacramento County.

In Foothill Farms, 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 Foothill Farms

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 Foothill Farms

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Foothill Farms 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 Foothill Farms 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 Foothill Farms 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