Affordable Housing In Lassen County
California

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lassen County

Meadowbrook Apartments

555 N Roop St
Susanville, CA
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Parkview Garden Apartments

320 Limoneria Ave #2
Susanville, CA
Income Based
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Citrus Manor Apartments

500 Limoneria Ave
Susanville, CA
Income Based
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Millview

780 Hall Street,
Susanville, CA
$774-814
1-2 BR

Susan River Apartments

1625 Riverside Dr
Susanville, CA
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Feather River Apartments

100 Delwood St
Westwood, CA
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Westwood Senior Apartments

671-315 Finland Dr
Westwood, CA
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Eskaton Lassen Manor

205 N Mesa Street
Susanville, CA
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Susanville Gardens Apartments

1070 Paiute Lane
Susanville, CA
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Lassen County

Housing Authority Programs
Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Lassen County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lassen County, California

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 381 affordable apartments for rent in Lassen County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Lassen County, California

Lassen County features 263 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 Lassen County, California

There are 118 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lassen County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lassen County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lassen County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Lassen County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lassen County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $811 and $991.

2020 Lassen 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 $609 $684 $901 $1,300 $1,403
Payment Standard Range $548 to $670 $616 to $752 $811 to $991 $1,170 to $1,430 $1,263 to $1,543

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lassen County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 381
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 263
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.25
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $51,555 ±$2,789
Median Rent $882 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.88% ± 5.43pp
Total Population 32,645

Population and Household Demographics

Lassen County is a County in California with a population of 32,645. There are 9,707 households in the county with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 34.94% of households in Lassen County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lassen County

The median gross income for households in Lassen County is $51,555 a year, or $4,296 a month. The median rent for the county is $882 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lassen County, a household making less than $2,940 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Lassen County.1

Area Median Income In Lassen 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 Lassen County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,300

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 Lassen 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 Lassen County HUD Rental Assistance in Lassen County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,350 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,950 $27,350 $30,750 $34,150 $36,900 $39,650 $42,350 $45,100
80% of Median $38,300 $43,750 $49,200 $54,650 $59,050 $63,400 $67,800 $72,150

Cities In Lassen County

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City Listings Served By
Susanville 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Susanville are the Lassen County and Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.
Westwood 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Westwood are the Lassen County and Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.
Bieber 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bieber is the Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.
Clear Creek 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clear Creek is the Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.
Doyle 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Doyle is the Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.
Herlong 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Herlong is the Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.
Janesville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Janesville is the Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.
Johnstonville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Johnstonville is the Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.
Litchfield 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Litchfield is the Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.
Milford 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milford is the Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.
Nubieber 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nubieber is the Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.
Patton Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Patton Village is the Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.
Spaulding 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spaulding is the Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority.