Affordable Housing In La Puente
Los Angeles County, California

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In La Puente

The Heights Senior Apartments

14558 Francisquito Ave
La Puente, CA
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers
62+

Nantes Manor

785 Nantes Avenue
La Puente, CA
Call For Rent
3-4 BR
Subsidized

La Villa Puente Apartments

17351 Main St
La Puente, CA
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

La Puente Park Apartments

14714 Prichard St
La Puente, CA
Accepts Vouchers
Subsidized

Hojas De Plata Apartments

1515 N Orange Avenue
La Puente, CA
Accepts Vouchers

Amar Plaza

15622 Amar Rd
La Puente, CA
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve La Puente

Housing Authority Programs
Los Angeles County Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in La Puente, California

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 442 affordable apartments for rent in La Puente, California.

Income Based Apartments in La Puente, California

La Puente features 389 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 La Puente, California

There are 53 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in La Puente.

Housing Choice Vouchers in La Puente, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay La Puente landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in La Puente.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in La Puente, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,760 and $2,152.

2020 La Puente, 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 $1,279 $1,517 $1,956 $2,614 $2,857
Payment Standard Range $1,151 to $1,407 $1,365 to $1,669 $1,760 to $2,152 $2,353 to $2,875 $2,571 to $3,143

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

La Puente, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 442
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 389
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.6%
Average Renter Household Size 4.18
Average Household Size 4.47
Median Household Income $56,512 ±$2,270
Median Rent $1,184 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.27% ± 6.15pp
Total Population 40,496

Population and Household Demographics

La Puente is a City in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 40,496. There are 9,038 households in the city with an average household size of 4.47 persons. 42.6% of households in La Puente are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in La Puente

The median gross income for households in La Puente is $56,512 a year, or $4,709 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,184 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In La Puente, a household making less than $3,947 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.27% of households who rent are overburdened in La Puente.1

Area Median Income In La Puente

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 La Puente, the AMI is calculated from all households within Los Angeles County.

In La Puente, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,100

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 La Puente

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 La Puente HUD Rental Assistance in La Puente

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,950 $25,050 $28,200 $31,300 $33,850 $36,350 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $36,550 $41,800 $47,000 $52,200 $56,400 $60,600 $64,750 $68,950
80% of Median $58,450 $66,800 $75,150 $83,500 $90,200 $96,900 $103,550 $110,250