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Affordable Housing In Gasquet
Del Norte County, California

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gasquet, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Gasquet, California

Gasquet 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 Gasquet, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gasquet, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Gasquet landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Gasquet.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gasquet, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $880 and $1,076.

2020 Gasquet, 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 $661 $775 $978 $1,369 $1,571
Payment Standard Range $595 to $727 $698 to $853 $880 to $1,076 $1,232 to $1,506 $1,414 to $1,728

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gasquet, 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 15.38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.18
Median Household Income $36,442 ±$19,798
Median Rent $1,169 ±$110
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 100% ± 31.23pp
Total Population 596

Population and Household Demographics

Gasquet is a city in Del Norte County, California with a population of 596. There are 273 households in the city with an average household size of 2.18 persons. 15.38% of households in Gasquet are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gasquet

The median gross income for households in Gasquet is $36,442 a year, or $3,037 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,169 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gasquet, a household making less than $3,897 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 100% of households who rent are overburdened in Gasquet.

Area Median Income In Gasquet

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 Gasquet, the AMI is calculated from all households within Del Norte County.

In Gasquet, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,400

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 Gasquet

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 Gasquet

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