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Affordable Housing In Modoc County
California

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Modoc County

El Rancho Apartments

400 and 401 East 12th St
Alturas, California
$350-403
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized

Modoc West Apartments

310 W 2nd St
Alturas, California
Income Based
1-2 BR

Alturas Meadows Apartments

506 E 12th St, Ofc
Alturas, California
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Alturas Gardens

310 E McDowell Ave
Alturas, California
Subsidized

Newell Migrant Ctr

Dunsmuir St
Newell, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Modoc County

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 Modoc County, California

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 181 affordable apartments for rent in Modoc County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Modoc County, California

Modoc County features 124 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 Modoc County, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Modoc County, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Modoc County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $726 and $888.

2021 Modoc 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 $546 $612 $807 $1,090 $1,281
Payment Standard Range $491 to $601 $551 to $673 $726 to $888 $981 to $1,199 $1,153 to $1,409

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Modoc County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 181
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 124
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $37,860 ±$4,210
Median Rent $653 ±$112
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.86% ± 10.71pp
Total Population 9,184

Population and Household Demographics

Modoc County is a county in California with a population of 9,184. There are 3,745 households in the county with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 26.11% of households in Modoc County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Modoc County

The median gross income for households in Modoc County is $37,860 a year, or $3,155 a month. The median rent for the county is $653 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Modoc County, a household making less than $2,177 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Modoc County.

Area Median Income In Modoc 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 Modoc County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,200

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 Modoc 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 Modoc 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 Modoc County

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City Served By
Adin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Adin is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Alturas The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alturas is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
California Pines The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves California Pines is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Canby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canby is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Cedarville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedarville is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Daphnedale Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Daphnedale Park is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Eagleville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eagleville is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Fort Bidwell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Bidwell is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Lake City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake City is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Likely The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Likely is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Lookout The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lookout is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
New Pine Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Pine Creek is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Newell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newell is the Shasta County Housing Authority.