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Affordable Housing In Gridley
Butte County, California

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gridley

Washington Court Apartments

901 Washington Street
Gridley, California
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Gridley Oaks Apartments

1500 Highway 99
Gridley, California
Income Based
1 BR
62+

The Hazel Hotel

880 Hazel St
Gridley, California
Accepts Vouchers

Gridley Springs II

210 Ford Ave
Gridley, California
Accepts Vouchers

Gridley Springs

210 Ford Ave
Gridley, California
Accepts Vouchers

Butte County

110 S Ohio St
Gridley, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Gridley

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gridley, California

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 527 affordable apartments for rent in Gridley, California.

Income Based Apartments in Gridley, California

Gridley features 401 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 Gridley, California

There are 126 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gridley.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gridley, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gridley, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $981 and $1,199.

2020 Gridley, 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 $761 $842 $1,090 $1,567 $1,881
Payment Standard Range $685 to $837 $758 to $926 $981 to $1,199 $1,410 to $1,724 $1,693 to $2,069

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gridley, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 527
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 401
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.72
Average Household Size 2.94
Median Household Income $35,455 ±$10,435
Median Rent $800 ±$63
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 66.17% ± 11.51pp
Total Population 6,579

Population and Household Demographics

Gridley is a City in Butte County, California with a population of 6,579. There are 2,204 households in the city with an average household size of 2.94 persons. 45.6% of households in Gridley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gridley

The median gross income for households in Gridley is $35,455 a year, or $2,955 a month. The median rent for the city is $800 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gridley, a household making less than $2,667 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 66.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Gridley.1

Area Median Income In Gridley

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 Gridley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Butte County.

In Gridley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,500

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 Gridley

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 Gridley

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,000 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,300 $26,600 $29,950 $33,250 $35,950 $38,600 $41,250 $43,900
80% of Median $37,250 $42,600 $47,900 $53,200 $57,500 $61,750 $66,000 $70,250