Affordable Housing In Janesville
Lassen County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Janesville

Housing Authority Programs
Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Janesville, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Janesville, California

Janesville 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 Janesville, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Janesville, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Janesville, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $811 and $991.

2020 Janesville, 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 $609 $684 $901 $1,300 $1,403
Payment Standard Range $548 to $670 $616 to $752 $811 to $991 $1,170 to $1,430 $1,263 to $1,543

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Janesville, 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 10.69%
Average Renter Household Size 2.58
Average Household Size 2.67
Median Household Income $73,611 ±$9,971
Median Rent $1,590 ±$299
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.12% ± 42.9pp
Total Population 1,486

Population and Household Demographics

Janesville is a City in Lassen County, California with a population of 1,486. There are 552 households in the city with an average household size of 2.67 persons. 10.69% of households in Janesville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Janesville

The median gross income for households in Janesville is $73,611 a year, or $6,134 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,590 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Janesville, a household making less than $5,300 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Janesville.1

Area Median Income In Janesville

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 Janesville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lassen County.

In Janesville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,300

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 Janesville

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 Janesville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,350 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,950 $27,350 $30,750 $34,150 $36,900 $39,650 $42,350 $45,100
80% of Median $38,300 $43,750 $49,200 $54,650 $59,050 $63,400 $67,800 $72,150