Affordable Housing In Midway City
Orange County, California

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Midway City

Pacific Terrace Apartments

15000 Pacific Street
Midway City, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Jackson Aisle Apartments

15432 Jackson St
Midway City, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Midway City

Housing Authority Programs
Orange County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Midway City, California

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 127 affordable apartments for rent in Midway City, California.

Income Based Apartments in Midway City, California

Midway City features 97 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 Midway City, California

There are 30 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Midway City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Midway City, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Midway City landlords $1,400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Midway City.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Midway City, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,098 and $2,564.

2021 Midway City, 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
Midway City, California Fair Market Rent $1,678 $1,888 $2,331 $3,227 $3,716
Midway City, California Payment Standard Range $1,510 to $1,846 $1,699 to $2,077 $2,098 to $2,564 $2,904 to $3,550 $3,344 to $4,088

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Midway City, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 127
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 97
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 62.32%
Average Renter Household Size 3.34
Average Household Size 3.55
Median Household Income $44,425 ±$7,433
Median Rent $1,295 ±$123
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 63.06% ± 14.2pp
Total Population 9,500

Population and Household Demographics

Midway City is a city in Orange County, California with a population of 9,500. There are 2,667 households in the city with an average household size of 3.55 persons. 62.32% of households in Midway City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Midway City

The median gross income for households in Midway City is $44,425 a year, or $3,702 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,295 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Midway City, a household making less than $4,317 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 63.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Midway City.

Area Median Income In Midway City

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 Midway City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orange County.

In Midway City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $106,700

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 Midway City

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 Midway City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Midway City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$28,250 $32,300 $36,350 $40,350 $43,600 $46,850 $50,050 $53,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Midway City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$47,100 $53,800 $60,550 $67,250 $72,650 $78,050 $83,400 $88,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Midway City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$75,300 $86,050 $96,800 $107,550 $116,200 $124,800 $133,400 $142,000