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Affordable Housing In Greenfield
Monterey County, California

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greenfield

Magnolia Place Senior Apartments

92 12th Street, Greenfield, CA 93927
Greenfield, California
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1-2 BR

Walnut Grove Apartments

1002 Walnut Avenue
Greenfield, California
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Terracina Oaks II Apartments

1276 Oak Avenue
Greenfield, California

Villa Santa Clara

225 3rd St
Greenfield, California

Los Ositos

1083 Elm Ave
Greenfield, California

Tyler Park Townhomes IIi

1120 Heidi Dr
Greenfield, California

Walnut Place Townhomes

500 12th St
Greenfield, California

Vineyard Green Townhomes

130 13th St
Greenfield, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Greenfield

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Monterey Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Greenfield, California

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 363 affordable apartments for rent in Greenfield, California.

Income Based Apartments in Greenfield, California

Greenfield features 50 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 Greenfield, California

There are 265 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greenfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greenfield, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greenfield landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Greenfield.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greenfield, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,629 and $1,991.

2020 Greenfield, 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 $1,334 $1,467 $1,810 $2,606 $2,834
Payment Standard Range $1,201 to $1,467 $1,320 to $1,614 $1,629 to $1,991 $2,345 to $2,867 $2,551 to $3,117

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Greenfield, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 363
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 50
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 51.93%
Average Renter Household Size 5.00
Average Household Size 4.64
Median Household Income $49,263 ±$3,788
Median Rent $1,157 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.87% ± 9.01pp
Total Population 16,869

Population and Household Demographics

Greenfield is a city in Monterey County, California with a population of 16,869. There are 3,622 households in the city with an average household size of 4.64 persons. 51.93% of households in Greenfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greenfield

The median gross income for households in Greenfield is $49,263 a year, or $4,105 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,157 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greenfield, a household making less than $3,857 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Greenfield.

Area Median Income In Greenfield

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 Greenfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Monterey County.

In Greenfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,600

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 Greenfield

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 Greenfield

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $20,350 $23,250 $26,150 $29,050 $31,400 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $33,950 $38,800 $43,650 $48,450 $52,350 $56,250 $60,100 $64,000
80% of Median $54,250 $62,000 $69,750 $77,500 $83,700 $89,900 $96,100 $102,300