Affordable Housing In Garden Acres
San Joaquin County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Garden Acres

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Garden Acres, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Garden Acres, California

Garden Acres 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 Garden Acres, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Garden Acres, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Garden Acres landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Garden Acres.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Garden Acres, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,030 and $1,258.

2020 Garden Acres, 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 $745 $869 $1,144 $1,650 $2,009
Payment Standard Range $671 to $820 $782 to $956 $1,030 to $1,258 $1,485 to $1,815 $1,808 to $2,210

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Garden Acres, 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 44.88%
Average Renter Household Size 3.90
Average Household Size 3.87
Median Household Income $39,375 ±$4,135
Median Rent $979 ±$57
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.4% ± 12.57pp
Total Population 11,278

Population and Household Demographics

Garden Acres is a City in San Joaquin County, California with a population of 11,278. There are 2,912 households in the city with an average household size of 3.87 persons. 44.88% of households in Garden Acres are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Garden Acres

The median gross income for households in Garden Acres is $39,375 a year, or $3,281 a month. The median rent for the city is $979 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Garden Acres, a household making less than $3,263 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.4% of households who rent are overburdened in Garden Acres.1

Area Median Income In Garden Acres

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 Garden Acres, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Joaquin County.

In Garden Acres, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,400

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 Garden Acres

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 Garden Acres HUD Rental Assistance in Garden Acres

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $35,000 $37,800 $40,600 $43,400 $46,200
80% of Median $39,200 $44,800 $50,400 $56,000 $60,500 $65,000 $69,450 $73,950