Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Lassen County, CA

Find 9 low-income apartments and rental assistance options in Lassen County, CA – including subsidized, public, senior, HUD, and other government housing programs.

Citrus Manor Apartments

500 Limoneria Ave, Susanville, California 96130

Parkview Garden Apartments

320 Limoneria Ave #2, Susanville, California 96130

Susan River Apartments

1625 Riverside Dr, Susanville, California 96130

Feather River Apartments

100 Delwood St, Westwood, California 96137

Meadowbrook Apartments

555 N Roop St, Susanville, California 96130

Westwood Senior Apartments

671-315 Finland Dr, Westwood, California 96137

Susanville Gardens Apartments

1070 Paiute Lane, Susanville, California 96130

Eskaton Lassen Manor

205 N Mesa Street, Susanville, California 96130

Mill View Apartments

780 Hall Street,, Susanville, California 96130

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Reported On June 28th, 2018 by Colleen Carter

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Lassen County, California
$21.23/hour
$5.23 (+33%) more than California minimum wage and $13.98 (+193%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Lassen County, 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 programs for Lassen County, California.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Lassen County, California.

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

How many renters live in Lassen County, California?

The County of Lassen County has 31,873 people living in 8,925 households.

There are 7,789 renters living in 2,794 renter households in this County. Renters make up 24.44 percent of the population living in Lassen County.

What is the rental market like in Lassen County, California?

There are an estimated 12,266 housing units in the Lassen County area. Of these, 2,945 units are rental homes, making up 24 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Lassen County, California, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Lassen County?

The rental vacancy rate in Lassen County is 5 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 Lassen County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Lassen County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
91 439 1,272 837 140
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Lassen County

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

How many renter households in Lassen County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 43 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 23 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Lassen County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $760 to $1,789. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $760
One BR $853
Two BR $1,121
Three BR $1,580
Four BR $1,789
2024 Fair Market Rents in Lassen County, California

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

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 42 46 percent
One BR 254 58 percent
Two BR 802 63 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Lassen County, California

How many affordable rental units are in Lassen County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 297
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 61
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 21
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 295
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Lassen County, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Lassen County, California

Lassen County features 349 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 64 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 $1,009 and $1,233.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.