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Affordable Housing In Mad River
Trinity County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Mad River

Housing Authority Programs
Shasta County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Homeownership; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mad River, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Mad River, California

Mad River 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 Mad River, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mad River, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mad River landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Mad River.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mad River, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $767 and $937.

2020 Mad River, 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 $576 $684 $852 $1,229 $1,359
Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $616 to $752 $767 to $937 $1,106 to $1,352 $1,223 to $1,495

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mad River, 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 42.79%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $33,947 ±$11,919
Median Rent $681 ±$194
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.57% ± 34.42pp
Total Population 482

Population and Household Demographics

Mad River is a city in Trinity County, California with a population of 482. There are 208 households in the city with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 42.79% of households in Mad River are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mad River

The median gross income for households in Mad River is $33,947 a year, or $2,829 a month. The median rent for the city is $681 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mad River, a household making less than $2,270 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Mad River.

Area Median Income In Mad River

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 Mad River, the AMI is calculated from all households within Trinity County.

In Mad River, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,600

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 Mad River

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 Mad River

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