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Affordable Housing In Lemoore
Kings County, California

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lemoore

Villa San Joaquin

200 N 19th Ave
Lemoore, California
Call For Rent
2-3 BR


990 Fox Street
Lemoore, California
1-4 BR

Montclair Apartments

157 S 19th Ave
Lemoore, California

Montgomery Crossing

1550 Tammy Ln
Lemoore, California

Westberry Square Apartments

1195 E Hanford Armona Rd
Lemoore, California

Country Club Apartments

1055 Blake St
Lemoore, California

Lemoore Villa

899 E Hanford Armona Rd
Lemoore, California

Montgomery Crossing

680 S 19th Ave
Lemoore, California

Montgomery Crossing

1150 Tammy Ln
Lemoore, California

Mountain View Apartments

58 E Hazelwood Ln
Lemoore, California

Housing Authorities that serve Lemoore

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Kings County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lemoore, California

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 735 affordable apartments for rent in Lemoore, California.

Income Based Apartments in Lemoore, California

Lemoore features 199 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 Lemoore, California

There are 536 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lemoore.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lemoore, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lemoore landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Lemoore.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lemoore, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $958 and $1,170.

2020 Lemoore, 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 $841 $861 $1,064 $1,535 $1,647
Payment Standard Range $757 to $925 $775 to $947 $958 to $1,170 $1,382 to $1,689 $1,482 to $1,812

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lemoore, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 735
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 199
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.93
Median Household Income $49,623 ±$4,120
Median Rent $862 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.46% ± 7.9pp
Total Population 24,974

Population and Household Demographics

Lemoore is a city in Kings County, California with a population of 24,974. There are 8,523 households in the city with an average household size of 2.93 persons. 48.08% of households in Lemoore are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lemoore

The median gross income for households in Lemoore is $49,623 a year, or $4,135 a month. The median rent for the city is $862 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lemoore, a household making less than $2,873 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Lemoore.

Area Median Income In Lemoore

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 Lemoore, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kings County.

In Lemoore, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,200

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 Lemoore

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 Lemoore

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% of Median $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800