Affordable Housing In Lomita
Los Angeles County, California

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lomita

36th Street Apartments

157-161 E. 36th Street 4775 S. Broadway
Lomita, CA

Penninsula Committee House

1729 252nd St
Lomita, CA
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lomita Kiwanis Garden

25109 Ebony Ln
Lomita, CA
Elderly Supportive Housing

Harbor Hills

26401 Western Ave
Lomita, CA

Lomita Manor

24925 Walnut St
Lomita, CA
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Housing Authorities that serve Lomita

Housing Authority Programs
Los Angeles County Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lomita, California

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 457 affordable apartments for rent in Lomita, California.

Income Based Apartments in Lomita, California

Lomita features 457 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 Lomita, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lomita, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lomita landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Lomita.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lomita, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,760 and $2,152.

2020 Lomita, 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 $1,279 $1,517 $1,956 $2,614 $2,857
Payment Standard Range $1,151 to $1,407 $1,365 to $1,669 $1,760 to $2,152 $2,353 to $2,875 $2,571 to $3,143

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lomita, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 457
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 457
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 57.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.49
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $57,078 ±$4,852
Median Rent $1,276 ±$60
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.81% ± 6.78pp
Total Population 20,622

Population and Household Demographics

Lomita is a City in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 20,622. There are 8,049 households in the city with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 57.57% of households in Lomita are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lomita

The median gross income for households in Lomita is $57,078 a year, or $4,757 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,276 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lomita, a household making less than $4,253 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.81% of households who rent are overburdened in Lomita.1

Area Median Income In Lomita

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 Lomita, the AMI is calculated from all households within Los Angeles County.

In Lomita, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,100

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 Lomita

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 Lomita HUD Rental Assistance in Lomita

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,950 $25,050 $28,200 $31,300 $33,850 $36,350 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $36,550 $41,800 $47,000 $52,200 $56,400 $60,600 $64,750 $68,950
80% of Median $58,450 $66,800 $75,150 $83,500 $90,200 $96,900 $103,550 $110,250