Affordable Housing In Fresno County
California

186 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fresno County

Orchard Village Apartments

1555 South Ave
Orange Cove, California
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Park Kingsburg Apartments

333 Kern Street
Kingsburg, California
$718-739
1 BR

Mendota Village Apartments

1100 2nd St
Mendota, California
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Parc Grove Commons

2674 E Clinton Ave
Fresno, California
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Geneva Village Apartments

1550 E Church Ave
Fresno, California
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Valle del Sol Senior Apartments

422 E Polk St
Coalinga, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
62+
Accessible

Sandstone Apartments

1515 E. Jensen Ave
Fresno, California
$583-841
2-4 BR

Shadowbrook Apartments

1849 Nelson Blvd
Selma, California
$597-812
1-3 BR

Pleasant Village

3665 N Pleasant Avenue
Fresno, California
Income Based-497
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Canyon Crest Family Apartments

3033 East Platt Avenue
Fresno, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Fresno County, 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 Fresno County, California

Housing Authority Programs
Fresno Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Fresno County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fresno County, California

There are 186 low income housing apartment communities offering 14,996 affordable apartments for rent in Fresno County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Fresno County, California

Fresno County features 5,732 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 Fresno County, California

There are 9,225 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fresno County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fresno County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fresno County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Fresno County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fresno County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,023 and $1,251.

2022 Fresno County, 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
Fresno County, California Fair Market Rent $899 $904 $1,137 $1,607 $1,847
Fresno County, California Payment Standard Range $809 to $989 $814 to $994 $1,023 to $1,251 $1,446 to $1,768 $1,662 to $2,032

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fresno County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 186
Total Low Income Apartments 14,996
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 5,732
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.19%
Average Renter Household Size 3.27
Average Household Size 3.17
Median Household Income $45,233 ±$692
Median Rent $886 ±$7
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.03% ± 1.12pp
Total Population 956,749

Population and Household Demographics

Fresno County is a county in California with a population of 956,749. There are 296,305 households in the county with an average household size of 3.17 persons. 47.19% of households in Fresno County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fresno County

The median gross income for households in Fresno County is $45,233 a year, or $3,769 a month. The median rent for the county is $886 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fresno County, a household making less than $2,953 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.03% of households who rent are overburdened in Fresno County.

Area Median Income In Fresno County

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.

In Fresno County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,800

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 Fresno County

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 Fresno County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fresno County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,650 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fresno County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,400 $27,900 $31,400 $34,850 $37,650 $40,450 $43,250 $46,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fresno County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,050 $44,600 $50,200 $55,750 $60,250 $64,700 $69,150 $73,600

Cities In Fresno County

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City Served By
Auberry The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Auberry are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Big Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Big Creek are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Biola The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Biola are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Bowles The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bowles are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Calwa The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Calwa are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Cantua Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cantua Creek are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Caruthers The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Caruthers are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Centerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Centerville are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Clovis The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clovis are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Coalinga The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Coalinga are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Del Rey The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Del Rey are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Easton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Easton are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Firebaugh The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Firebaugh are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Fort Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fort Washington are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Fowler The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fowler are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Fresno The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fresno are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Friant The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Friant are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Huron The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Huron are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Kerman The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kerman are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Kingsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kingsburg are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Lanare The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lanare are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Laton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Laton are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Malaga The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Malaga are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Mayfair The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mayfair are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Mendota The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mendota are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Minkler The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Minkler are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Monmouth The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Monmouth are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Old Fig Garden The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Old Fig Garden are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Orange Cove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Orange Cove are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Parlier The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Parlier are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Raisin City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Raisin City are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Reedley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Reedley are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Riverdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Riverdale are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
San Joaquin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve San Joaquin are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Sanger The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sanger are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Selma The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Selma are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Shaver Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shaver Lake are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Squaw Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Squaw Valley are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Sunnyside The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sunnyside are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Tarpey Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tarpey Village are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Three Rocks The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Three Rocks are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
Tranquillity The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tranquillity are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.
West Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Park are the Fresno Housing Authority and Fresno County Housing Authority.