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Affordable Housing In Monrovia
Los Angeles County, California

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Monrovia

Heritage Park at Monrovia

630 W. Duarte Road
Monrovia, California
1-2 BR

Regency Court

720 5th Avenue Ct
Monrovia, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Monrovia Gardens

712 Monterey Ave
Monrovia, California
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Whispering Fountains Monrovia

1024 Royal Oaks Dr.
Monrovia, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Subsidized Housing Corporation 35

525 E Walnut Ave
Monrovia, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Monrovia

Housing Authority Programs
Los Angeles County Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Baldwin Park Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Monrovia, California

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 233 affordable apartments for rent in Monrovia, California.

Income Based Apartments in Monrovia, California

Monrovia features 40 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 Monrovia, California

There are 193 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Monrovia.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Monrovia, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Monrovia, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,852 and $2,264.

2021 Monrovia, 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
Monrovia, California Fair Market Rent $1,369 $1,605 $2,058 $2,735 $2,982
Monrovia, California Payment Standard Range $1,232 to $1,506 $1,445 to $1,766 $1,852 to $2,264 $2,462 to $3,009 $2,684 to $3,280

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Monrovia, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 233
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 51.26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.75
Average Household Size 2.83
Median Household Income $70,358 ±$3,766
Median Rent $1,301 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.74% ± 5.84pp
Total Population 37,164

Population and Household Demographics

Monrovia is a city in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 37,164. There are 13,048 households in the city with an average household size of 2.83 persons. 51.26% of households in Monrovia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Monrovia

The median gross income for households in Monrovia is $70,358 a year, or $5,863 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,301 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Monrovia, a household making less than $4,337 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Monrovia.

Area Median Income In Monrovia

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 Monrovia, the AMI is calculated from all households within Los Angeles County.

In Monrovia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,300

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 Monrovia

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 Monrovia

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Monrovia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,700 $27,050 $30,450 $33,800 $36,550 $39,250 $41,950 $44,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Monrovia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Monrovia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$63,100 $72,100 $81,100 $90,100 $97,350 $104,550 $111,750 $118,950