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Affordable Housing In La Verne
Los Angeles County, California

Waiting List Openings In La Verne

Waiting ListStatus
Los Angeles County Development Authority Senior Public Housing Open Now

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In La Verne

Cedar Springs

1251 Palomares Avenue
La Verne, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Canyon Terrace

2400 San Dimas Canyon Rd
La Verne, California

Vintage Grove Senior Apartments

3625 Williams Ave
La Verne, California
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Housing Authorities that serve La Verne

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in La Verne, California

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 287 affordable apartments for rent in La Verne, California.

Income Based Apartments in La Verne, California

La Verne features 142 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 Verne, California

There are 145 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in La Verne.

Housing Choice Vouchers in La Verne, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay La Verne landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in La Verne.

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

2020 La Verne, 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 research.

La Verne, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 287
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 142
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.55%
Average Renter Household Size 2.77
Average Household Size 2.79
Median Household Income $74,631 ±$4,145
Median Rent $1,384 ±$69
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.09% ± 7.12pp
Total Population 31,920

Population and Household Demographics

La Verne is a city in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 31,920. There are 11,186 households in the city with an average household size of 2.79 persons. 27.55% of households in La Verne are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in La Verne

The median gross income for households in La Verne is $74,631 a year, or $6,219 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,384 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In La Verne, a household making less than $4,613 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.09% of households who rent are overburdened in La Verne.

Area Median Income In La Verne

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

In La Verne, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,300

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 La Verne

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 La Verne

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $23,700 $27,050 $30,450 $33,800 $36,550 $39,250 $41,950 $44,650
50% of Median $39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350
80% of Median $63,100 $72,100 $81,100 $90,100 $97,350 $104,550 $111,750 $118,950