Affordable Housing In Lake Wildwood
Nevada County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Lake Wildwood

Housing Authority Programs
Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lake Wildwood, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Lake Wildwood, California

Lake Wildwood 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 Lake Wildwood, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lake Wildwood, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lake Wildwood, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,183 and $1,445.

2020 Lake Wildwood, 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 $856 $998 $1,314 $1,896 $2,052
Payment Standard Range $770 to $942 $898 to $1,098 $1,183 to $1,445 $1,706 to $2,086 $1,847 to $2,257

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lake Wildwood, 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 19.13%
Average Renter Household Size 2.58
Average Household Size 2.30
Median Household Income $63,271 ±$9,303
Median Rent $1,730 ±$174
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.36% ± 20.47pp
Total Population 5,375

Population and Household Demographics

Lake Wildwood is a City in Nevada County, California with a population of 5,375. There are 2,332 households in the city with an average household size of 2.30 persons. 19.13% of households in Lake Wildwood are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lake Wildwood

The median gross income for households in Lake Wildwood is $63,271 a year, or $5,273 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,730 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lake Wildwood, a household making less than $5,767 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Lake Wildwood.1

Area Median Income In Lake Wildwood

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 Lake Wildwood, the AMI is calculated from all households within Nevada County.

In Lake Wildwood, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,100

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 Lake Wildwood

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 Lake Wildwood HUD Rental Assistance in Lake Wildwood

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,750 $19,150 $21,550 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $27,900 $31,900 $35,900 $39,850 $43,050 $46,250 $49,450 $52,650
80% of Median $44,650 $51,000 $57,400 $63,750 $68,850 $73,950 $79,050 $84,150