Affordable Housing In Lassen County
California

Affordable Housing programs support 263 income based apartments in Lassen County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 118 affordable apartments in Lassen County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lassen County, California

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Lassen County.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the California Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Lassen County.

Millview Apartments

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

Meadowbrook Apartments

555 N Roop St
Susanville, California
Income Based
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Parkview Garden Apartments

320 Limoneria Ave #2
Susanville, California
Income Based
1-2 BR

Citrus Manor Apartments

500 Limoneria Ave
Susanville, California
Income Based
2 BR
Affordable

Susan River Apartments

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

Feather River Apartments

100 Delwood St
Westwood, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Westwood Senior Apartments

671-315 Finland Dr
Westwood, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+

Eskaton Lassen Manor

205 N Mesa Street
Susanville, California
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Susanville Gardens Apartments

1070 Paiute Lane
Susanville, California
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Lassen County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Lassen County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Susanville, CA Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Susanville.
Affordable Housing In Westwood, CA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Westwood.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

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

Lassen County, California Affordable Housing Data

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 $875 and $1,069.

2023 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
Lassen County, California Fair Market Rent $650 $738 $972 $1,381 $1,424
Lassen County, California Payment Standard Range $585 to $715 $664 to $812 $875 to $1,069 $1,243 to $1,519 $1,282 to $1,566

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.

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 $73,700

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 HUD Rental Assistance in Lassen County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lassen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,900 $19,300 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lassen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,150 $32,150 $36,150 $40,150 $43,400 $46,600 $49,800 $53,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lassen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,000 $51,400 $57,850 $64,250 $69,400 $74,550 $79,700 $84,850