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Affordable Housing In Lake County
California

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lake County

Ridge Lake Apartments

15160 Austin Dr
Clearlake, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Austin Manor Autumn Village

14900 Burns Valley Rd
Clearlake, California
$587
1 BR
Subsidized

Adagio Apartments

15117 Olympic Dr
Clearlake, California
Income Based
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Orchard Garden Apartments

5025 Gaddy Ct
Kelseyville, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Olympic Villa Apartments

14580 Olympic Dr
Clearlake, California
Subsidized

North Shore Villas

5860 E Highway 20
Lucerne, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lakeview Housing

525 Bevins St
Lakeport, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Clearlake Oaks Manor

14102 E Highway 20
Clearlake Oaks, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sunshine Manor

2031 Giselman St
Lakeport, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Highlands Village

6215 Old Highway 53
Clearlake, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Lake County

Housing Authority Programs
Lake County Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lake County, California

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 975 affordable apartments for rent in Lake County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Lake County, California

Lake County features 587 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 Lake County, California

There are 348 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lake County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lake County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lake County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lake County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lake County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $914 and $1,118.

2020 Lake 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
Fair Market Rent $662 $773 $1,016 $1,466 $1,567
Payment Standard Range $596 to $728 $696 to $850 $914 to $1,118 $1,319 to $1,613 $1,410 to $1,724

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lake County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 975
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 587
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.49
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $35,578 ±$2,034
Median Rent $891 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.57% ± 4.24pp
Total Population 64,158

Population and Household Demographics

Lake County is a county in California with a population of 64,158. There are 26,993 households in the county with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 36.97% of households in Lake County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lake County

The median gross income for households in Lake County is $35,578 a year, or $2,965 a month. The median rent for the county is $891 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lake County, a household making less than $2,970 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Lake County.

Area Median Income In Lake 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 Lake County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,800

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 Lake 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 Lake County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% of Median $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800

Cities In Lake County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Clearlake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clearlake is the Lake County Housing Commission.
Clearlake Oaks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clearlake Oaks is the Lake County Housing Commission.
Clearlake Riviera The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clearlake Riviera is the Lake County Housing Commission.
Cobb The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cobb is the Lake County Housing Commission.
Hidden Valley Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hidden Valley Lake is the Lake County Housing Commission.
Kelseyville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kelseyville is the Lake County Housing Commission.
Lakeport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lakeport is the Lake County Housing Commission.
Lower Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Lake is the Lake County Housing Commission.
Lucerne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lucerne is the Lake County Housing Commission.
Middletown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middletown is the Lake County Housing Commission.
Nice The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nice is the Lake County Housing Commission.
North Lakeport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Lakeport is the Lake County Housing Commission.
Soda Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Soda Bay is the Lake County Housing Commission.
Upper Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Lake is the Lake County Housing Commission.