Affordable Housing In Inyo County
California

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Inyo County

Searles Apts

13400 Athol St
Trona, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Mt Whitney Apartments

375 N Mount Whitney Dr
Lone Pine, California
Subsidized

Willow Plaza

324 Willow St
Bishop, California
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Inyo County, 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 Inyo County, California

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Inyo County, California

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 136 affordable apartments for rent in Inyo County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Inyo County, California

Inyo County features 124 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 Inyo County, California

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Inyo County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Inyo County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Inyo County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Inyo County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Inyo County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $969 and $1,185.

2022 Inyo County, 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
Inyo County, California Fair Market Rent $754 $874 $1,077 $1,530 $1,712
Inyo County, California Payment Standard Range $679 to $829 $787 to $961 $969 to $1,185 $1,377 to $1,683 $1,541 to $1,883

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Inyo County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 136
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 124
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.78%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.23
Median Household Income $45,955 ±$2,280
Median Rent $844 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.62% ± 6.56pp
Total Population 18,373

Population and Household Demographics

Inyo County is a county in California with a population of 18,373. There are 7,957 households in the county with an average household size of 2.23 persons. 35.78% of households in Inyo County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Inyo County

The median gross income for households in Inyo County is $45,955 a year, or $3,830 a month. The median rent for the county is $844 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Inyo County, a household making less than $2,813 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Inyo County.

Area Median Income In Inyo County

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.

In Inyo County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,100

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 Inyo County

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 Inyo County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Inyo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,600 $17,800 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Inyo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Inyo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300

Cities In Inyo County

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City Served By
Big Pine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Big Pine is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Bishop The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bishop is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Cartago The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cartago is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Darwin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Darwin is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Dixon Lane Meadow Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dixon Lane Meadow Creek is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Furnace Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Furnace Creek is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Homewood Canyon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Homewood Canyon is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Independence The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Independence is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Keeler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keeler is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Lone Pine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lone Pine is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Mesa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mesa is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Olancha The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Olancha is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Pearsonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pearsonville is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Round Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Round Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Shoshone The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shoshone is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Tecopa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tecopa is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Trona The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trona is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Valley Wells The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valley Wells is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
West Bishop The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Bishop is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.
Wilkerson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilkerson is the Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus.