Affordable Housing In Lathrop
San Joaquin County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Lathrop

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lathrop, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Lathrop, California

Lathrop 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 Lathrop, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lathrop, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lathrop landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $700 towards rent in Lathrop.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lathrop, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,143 and $1,397.

2021 Lathrop, 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
Lathrop, California Fair Market Rent $845 $964 $1,270 $1,818 $2,199
Lathrop, California Payment Standard Range $761 to $930 $868 to $1,060 $1,143 to $1,397 $1,636 to $2,000 $1,979 to $2,419

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lathrop, 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 30.07%
Average Renter Household Size 4.07
Average Household Size 3.90
Median Household Income $62,267 ±$2,840
Median Rent $1,508 ±$103
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.53% ± 8.27pp
Total Population 19,678

Population and Household Demographics

Lathrop is a city in San Joaquin County, California with a population of 19,678. There are 5,039 households in the city with an average household size of 3.90 persons. 30.07% of households in Lathrop are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lathrop

The median gross income for households in Lathrop is $62,267 a year, or $5,189 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,508 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lathrop, a household making less than $5,027 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Lathrop.

Area Median Income In Lathrop

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 Lathrop, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Joaquin County.

In Lathrop, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,000

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 Lathrop

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 Lathrop

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lathrop AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,550 $17,800 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lathrop AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,900 $29,600 $33,300 $37,000 $40,000 $42,950 $45,900 $48,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lathrop AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,450 $47,400 $53,300 $59,200 $63,950 $68,700 $73,450 $78,150