Affordable Housing In Mendocino County
California

Affordable Housing programs support 659 income based apartments in Mendocino County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 501 affordable apartments in Mendocino County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Mendocino County, California

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Mendocino County. Go to the California Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Mendocino County.

Brush Meadow Apartments

350 Brush Street
Ukiah, California
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Affordable

Ukiah Terrace Apartments

1164 Mulberry
Ukiah, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Sun House Senior Apartments

170 Cleveland Lane
Ukiah, California
62+
Affordable

Holly Heights I & II Apartments

77 Holly St
Willits, California
Rent Assisted

Coyote Valley Homes

7601 N. State St
Redwood Valley, California
Call For Rent
3-5 BR
Affordable

The Plateau

411 South Street
Fort Bragg, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Homeless Supportive Housing

Coyote Valley Homes I Apartments

Coyote Valley Reservation
Redwood Valley, California
Call For Rent
3-5 BR
Affordable

River Garden Apartments

421 South St
Fort Bragg, California
Rent Assisted

Walnut Village

1240 N Pine St
Ukiah, California
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Orchard Village Apartments

548 Ford St
Ukiah, California
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Mendocino County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Mendocino County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Covelo, CA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Covelo.
Affordable Housing In Fort Bragg, CA Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Fort Bragg.
Affordable Housing In Point Arena, CA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Point Arena.
Affordable Housing In Redwood Valley, CA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Redwood Valley.
Affordable Housing In Ukiah, CA Affordable Housing programs support 18 apartment communities in Ukiah.
Affordable Housing In Willits, CA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Willits.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mendocino County, California

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Community Development Commission of Mendocino County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mendocino County.

Mendocino County, California Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mendocino County, California

Mendocino County features 659 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 Mendocino County, California

There are 501 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mendocino County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mendocino County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mendocino County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Mendocino County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mendocino County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,175 and $1,436.

2023 Mendocino 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
Mendocino County, California Fair Market Rent $988 $995 $1,305 $1,844 $2,223
Mendocino County, California Payment Standard Range $889 to $1,087 $896 to $1,095 $1,175 to $1,436 $1,660 to $2,028 $2,001 to $2,445

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mendocino County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 32
Total Low Income Apartments 1,172
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 659
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $42,980 ±$1,757
Median Rent $960 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.77% ± 3.67pp
Total Population 87,544

Population and Household Demographics

Mendocino County is a county in California with a population of 87,544. There are 34,017 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 42.15% of households in Mendocino County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mendocino County

The median gross income for households in Mendocino County is $42,980 a year, or $3,582 a month. The median rent for the county is $960 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mendocino County, a household making less than $3,200 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Mendocino County.

Area Median Income In Mendocino 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 Mendocino County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,700

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 Mendocino 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 Mendocino County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mendocino County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,900 $19,300 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mendocino County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,150 $32,150 $36,150 $40,150 $43,400 $46,600 $49,800 $53,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mendocino County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,000 $51,400 $57,850 $64,250 $69,400 $74,550 $79,700 $84,850