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Affordable Housing In Hidden Meadows
San Diego County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Hidden Meadows

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of San Diego Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation; Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hidden Meadows, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Hidden Meadows, California

Hidden Meadows 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 Hidden Meadows, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hidden Meadows, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hidden Meadows, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,833 and $2,241.

2020 Hidden Meadows, 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 $1,404 $1,566 $2,037 $2,894 $3,576
Payment Standard Range $1,264 to $1,544 $1,409 to $1,723 $1,833 to $2,241 $2,605 to $3,183 $3,218 to $3,934

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hidden Meadows, 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 5.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $81,417 ±$27,606
Median Rent $1,858 ±$1,218
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.71% ± 33.34pp
Total Population 3,388

Population and Household Demographics

Hidden Meadows is a city in San Diego County, California with a population of 3,388. There are 1,324 households in the city with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 5.97% of households in Hidden Meadows are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hidden Meadows

The median gross income for households in Hidden Meadows is $81,417 a year, or $6,785 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,858 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hidden Meadows, a household making less than $6,193 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Hidden Meadows.

Area Median Income In Hidden Meadows

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 Hidden Meadows, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Diego County.

In Hidden Meadows, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $92,700

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 Hidden Meadows

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 Hidden Meadows

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $24,300 $27,750 $31,200 $34,650 $37,450 $40,200 $43,000 $45,750
50% of Median $40,450 $46,200 $52,000 $57,750 $62,400 $67,000 $71,650 $76,250
80% of Median $64,700 $73,950 $83,200 $92,400 $99,800 $107,200 $114,600 $122,000