Affordable Housing In Glen Ellen
Sonoma County, California

Waiting List Openings In Glen Ellen

Sonoma County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Sonoma County Housing Authority (SCHA) will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from October 1, 2021, until November 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm PT.

How to Apply for the Sonoma County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List.

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Glen Ellen, 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 Glen Ellen, California

Housing Authority Programs
Sonoma County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Mainstream Voucher; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Glen Ellen, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Glen Ellen, California

Glen Ellen 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 Glen Ellen, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Glen Ellen, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Glen Ellen, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,834 and $2,242.

2022 Glen Ellen, 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
Glen Ellen, California Fair Market Rent $1,373 $1,549 $2,038 $2,851 $3,163
Glen Ellen, California Payment Standard Range $1,236 to $1,510 $1,394 to $1,704 $1,834 to $2,242 $2,566 to $3,136 $2,847 to $3,479

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Glen Ellen, 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 36.86%
Average Renter Household Size 1.30
Average Household Size 1.61
Median Household Income $56,188 ±$27,422
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.59% ± 31.59pp
Total Population 593

Population and Household Demographics

Glen Ellen is a city in Sonoma County, California with a population of 593. There are 369 households in the city with an average household size of 1.61 persons. 36.86% of households in Glen Ellen are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Glen Ellen

The median gross income for households in Glen Ellen is $56,188 a year, or $4,682 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Glen Ellen, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Glen Ellen.

Area Median Income In Glen Ellen

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 Glen Ellen, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sonoma County.

In Glen Ellen, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $103,300

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 Glen Ellen

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 Glen Ellen

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Glen Ellen AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,450 $27,950 $31,450 $34,900 $37,700 $40,500 $43,300 $46,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Glen Ellen AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$40,750 $46,550 $52,350 $58,150 $62,850 $67,500 $72,150 $76,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Glen Ellen AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$65,150 $74,450 $83,750 $93,050 $100,500 $107,950 $115,400 $122,850