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Affordable Housing In Fort Bidwell
Modoc County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Fort Bidwell

Housing Authority Programs
Shasta County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Homeownership; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fort Bidwell, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Fort Bidwell, California

Fort Bidwell 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 Fort Bidwell, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fort Bidwell, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fort Bidwell landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Fort Bidwell.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fort Bidwell, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $693 and $847.

2020 Fort Bidwell, 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 $520 $585 $770 $1,062 $1,228
Payment Standard Range $468 to $572 $527 to $644 $693 to $847 $956 to $1,168 $1,105 to $1,351

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fort Bidwell, 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 33.33%
Average Renter Household Size 4.04
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $25,500 ±$6,766
Median Rent $225 ±$127
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.77% ± 73.63pp
Total Population 204

Population and Household Demographics

Fort Bidwell is a city in Modoc County, California with a population of 204. There are 78 households in the city with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 33.33% of households in Fort Bidwell are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fort Bidwell

The median gross income for households in Fort Bidwell is $25,500 a year, or $2,125 a month. The median rent for the city is $225 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fort Bidwell, a household making less than $750 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Fort Bidwell.

Area Median Income In Fort Bidwell

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 Fort Bidwell, the AMI is calculated from all households within Modoc County.

In Fort Bidwell, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,200

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 Fort Bidwell

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 Fort Bidwell

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% of Median $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800