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Affordable Housing In Lucas Valley Marinwood
Marin County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Lucas Valley Marinwood

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lucas Valley Marinwood, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Lucas Valley Marinwood, California

Lucas Valley Marinwood 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 Lucas Valley Marinwood, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lucas Valley Marinwood, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lucas Valley Marinwood landlords $1,800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Lucas Valley Marinwood.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lucas Valley Marinwood, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $3,005 and $3,673.

2020 Lucas Valley Marinwood, 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 $2,197 $2,720 $3,339 $4,365 $4,657
Payment Standard Range $1,977 to $2,417 $2,448 to $2,992 $3,005 to $3,673 $3,929 to $4,802 $4,191 to $5,123

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lucas Valley Marinwood, 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 15.69%
Average Renter Household Size 2.61
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $117,071 ±$13,725
Median Rent $2,455 ±$671
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.66% ± 21pp
Total Population 6,250

Population and Household Demographics

Lucas Valley Marinwood is a city in Marin County, California with a population of 6,250. There are 2,346 households in the city with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 15.69% of households in Lucas Valley Marinwood are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lucas Valley Marinwood

The median gross income for households in Lucas Valley Marinwood is $117,071 a year, or $9,756 a month. The median rent for the city is $2,455 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lucas Valley Marinwood, a household making less than $8,183 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Lucas Valley Marinwood.

Area Median Income In Lucas Valley Marinwood

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 Lucas Valley Marinwood, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marin County.

In Lucas Valley Marinwood, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $143,100

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 Lucas Valley Marinwood

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 Lucas Valley Marinwood

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $36,550 $41,800 $47,000 $52,200 $56,400 $60,600 $64,750 $68,950
50% of Median $60,900 $69,600 $78,300 $87,000 $94,000 $100,950 $107,900 $114,850
80% of Median $97,600 $111,550 $125,500 $139,400 $150,600 $161,750 $172,900 $184,050