Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Lakeside, CA

Discover affordable housing in Lakeside where there are 6+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Maplewood Apartments

12709 Mapleview St, Lakeside, California 92040

bed 2-3

Anja House

10045 Anja Pl, Lakeside, California 92040

Aquilla House

10200 Aquilla Dr, Lakeside, California 92040

Villa Lakeshore Apartments

12606 Lakeshore Dr, Lakeside, California 92040

bed 2-3

Silver Sage Apartments

9757 Marilla Dr, Lakeside, California 92040

Lakeside Gardens

12219 Roberts Way, Lakeside, California 92040

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Lakeside, California

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Lakeside, California
$37.66 (+235%) more than California minimum wage and $46.41 (+640%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Lakeside, California Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Lakeside, California?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Moderate Rehabilitation, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programs for Lakeside, California.

Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lakeside.

How many renters live in Lakeside, California?

The City of Lakeside has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 30.85 percent of the population living in Lakeside.

What is the rental market like in Lakeside, California?

There are an estimated housing units in the Lakeside area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Lakeside, California, there are 1.05 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Lakeside?

The rental vacancy rate in Lakeside is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Lakeside for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Lakeside
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
30 380 960 751 77
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Lakeside

A large number of apartments in Lakeside have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Lakeside

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $2,062 to $4,638. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $2,062
One BR $2,248
Two BR $2,833
Three BR $3,819
Four BR $4,638
2024 Fair Market Rents in Lakeside, California

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Lakeside?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 0 100 percent
One BR 242 64 percent
Two BR 226 24 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Lakeside, California

How many affordable rental units are in Lakeside?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Lakeside, California including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Lakeside, California

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Lakeside, California

Lakeside features 46 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 Lakeside, California

There are 244 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lakeside.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lakeside, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lakeside, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,550 and $3,116.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.