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Affordable Housing In Fremont
Alameda County, California

25 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fremont

Sundale Arms Apartments

39150 Sundale Drive
Fremont, California
$1,117-2,221
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Oroysom Village

43280 Bryant Ter
Fremont, California
Income Based
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Laguna Commons

41152 Fremont Blvd
Fremont, California
Income Based
1-3 BR

Sequoia Manor

40789 Fremont Blvd
Fremont, California
Income Based
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Pickering Place

20 W Pickering Ave
Fremont, California
Income Based
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Century Village

41299 Paseo Padre Pkwy
Fremont, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Pacific Grove

41247 Roberts Ave
Fremont, California
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Avelina

221 Bryant Commons
Fremont, California
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Rotary Bridgeway

4145 Bay Street
Fremont, California
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Homeless Transitional

Redwood Lodge

40767 Fremont Blvd
Fremont, California
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Fremont

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fremont, California

There are 25 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,879 affordable apartments for rent in Fremont, California.

Income Based Apartments in Fremont, California

Fremont features 454 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 Fremont, California

There are 1,327 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fremont.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fremont, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fremont landlords $1,800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $700 towards rent in Fremont.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fremont, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,015 and $2,463.

2020 Fremont, 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 $1,488 $1,808 $2,239 $3,042 $3,720
Payment Standard Range $1,339 to $1,637 $1,627 to $1,989 $2,015 to $2,463 $2,738 to $3,346 $3,348 to $4,092

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fremont, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 25
Total Low Income Apartments 1,879
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 454
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.89%
Average Renter Household Size 3.03
Average Household Size 3.08
Median Household Income $105,355 ±$2,003
Median Rent $1,743 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.11% ± 2.36pp
Total Population 225,221

Population and Household Demographics

Fremont is a city in Alameda County, California with a population of 225,221. There are 72,684 households in the city with an average household size of 3.08 persons. 37.89% of households in Fremont are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fremont

The median gross income for households in Fremont is $105,355 a year, or $8,780 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,743 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fremont, a household making less than $5,810 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Fremont.

Area Median Income In Fremont

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 Fremont, the AMI is calculated from all households within Alameda County.

In Fremont, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $119,200

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 Fremont

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 Fremont

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $27,450 $31,350 $35,250 $39,150 $42,300 $45,450 $48,550 $51,700
50% of Median $45,700 $52,200 $58,750 $65,250 $70,500 $75,700 $80,950 $86,150
80% of Median $73,100 $83,550 $94,000 $104,400 $112,800 $121,150 $129,500 $137,850