Affordable Housing In Mariposa County
5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mariposa County
Housing Authorities that serve Mariposa County
|Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Mariposa County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Mariposa County, California
There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 130 affordable apartments for rent in Mariposa County, California.
Income Based Apartments in Mariposa County, California
Mariposa County features 114 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 Mariposa County, California
There are 16 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mariposa County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Mariposa County, California
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mariposa County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Mariposa County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mariposa County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $953 and $1,165.
2020 Mariposa County, 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||$716||$804||$1,059||$1,376||$1,859|
|Payment Standard Range||$644 to $788||$724 to $884||$953 to $1,165||$1,238 to $1,514||$1,673 to $2,045|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Mariposa County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||5|
|Total Low Income Apartments||130|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||114|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||28.88%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.47|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Median Household Income||$47,681 ±$4,294|
|Median Rent||$812 ±$99|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||38.47% ± 6.81pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Mariposa County is a county in California with a population of 17,789. There are 7,345 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 28.88% of households in Mariposa County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Mariposa County
The median gross income for households in Mariposa County is $47,681 a year, or $3,973 a month. The median rent for the county is $812 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mariposa County, a household making less than $2,707 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Mariposa County.
Area Median Income In Mariposa County
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.
In Mariposa County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,900
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 Mariposa County
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 Mariposa County
|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|
Cities In Mariposa County
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