Affordable Housing In Granite Hills
San Diego County, California

Guide To Affordable Housing in Granite Hills, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Granite Hills, California. Granite Hills features 0 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 0 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Granite Hills.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Granite Hills, 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 16.06%
Average Renter Household Size 4.20
Average Household Size 2.90
Median Household Income $110,787 ±$14,951
Median Rent $3,501 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.17% ± 17.18pp
Total Population 3,282

Population and Household Demographics

Granite Hills is a City in San Diego County, California with a population of 3,282. There are 1,127 households in the city with an average household size of 2.90 persons. 16.06% of households in Granite Hills are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Granite Hills

The median gross income for households in Granite Hills is $110,787 a year, or $9,232 a month. The median rent for the city is $3,501 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Granite Hills, a household making less than $11,670 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Granite Hills.1

Area Median Income In Granite Hills

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 Granite Hills, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Diego County.

In Granite Hills, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,300

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 Granite Hills

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 Granite Hills HUD Rental Assistance in Granite Hills

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $22,500 $25,700 $28,900 $32,100 $34,700 $37,250 $39,850 $43,430
50% of Median $37,450 $42,800 $48,150 $53,500 $57,800 $62,100 $66,350 $70,650
80% of Median $59,950 $68,500 $77,050 $85,600 $92,450 $99,300 $106,150 $113,000
Fair Market Rents in Granite Hills

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$1,404 $1,566 $2,037 $2,894 $3,576