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Affordable Housing In Marina
Monterey County, California

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marina

Manzanita Place Apartments

17900 Kearny St
Marina, California
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1-4 BR

Junsay Oaks Senior Apartments

3098 De Forest Road
Marina, California

University Village Apartments

301 9th Street
Marina, California

Marina Manor

3082 Sunset Ave
Marina, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Marina

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Monterey Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Marina, California

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 259 affordable apartments for rent in Marina, California.

Income Based Apartments in Marina, California

Marina 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 Marina, California

There are 151 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marina.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marina, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marina landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Marina.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marina, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,614 and $1,972.

2021 Marina, 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 $1,348 $1,466 $1,793 $2,566 $2,813
Payment Standard Range $1,213 to $1,483 $1,319 to $1,613 $1,614 to $1,972 $2,309 to $2,823 $2,532 to $3,094

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Marina, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 259
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 59.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.72
Median Household Income $54,193 ±$4,182
Median Rent $1,151 ±$45
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.79% ± 6.96pp
Total Population 20,537

Population and Household Demographics

Marina is a city in Monterey County, California with a population of 20,537. There are 7,222 households in the city with an average household size of 2.72 persons. 59.75% of households in Marina are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marina

The median gross income for households in Marina is $54,193 a year, or $4,516 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,151 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marina, a household making less than $3,837 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Marina.

Area Median Income In Marina

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 Marina, the AMI is calculated from all households within Monterey County.

In Marina, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,600

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 Marina

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 Marina

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $20,350 $23,250 $26,150 $29,050 $31,400 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $33,950 $38,800 $43,650 $48,450 $52,350 $56,250 $60,100 $64,000
80% of Median $54,250 $62,000 $69,750 $77,500 $83,700 $89,900 $96,100 $102,300