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Affordable Housing In Montebello
Los Angeles County, California

Waiting List Openings In Montebello

Waiting ListStatus
Los Angeles County Development Authority Senior Public Housing Open Now

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Montebello

Greenwood Gardens

1405 S. Greenwood Avenue
Montebello, California
2 BR

Beverly Towers

1315 W Beverly Blvd
Montebello, California

Maple Mae

202 S. Maple Ave
Montebello, California

Montebello Downtown Plaza Senior Villas

815 W Cleveland Ave
Montebello, California

Via Campo Senior Villas

2201 Via Campo
Montebello, California

Casa La Merced

140 N Montebello Blvd
Montebello, California
Elderly Supportive Housing

Affordable Senior Housing Project

Montebello, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Montebello

Housing Authority Programs
Los Angeles County Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation

Guide To Affordable Housing in Montebello, California

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 386 affordable apartments for rent in Montebello, California.

Income Based Apartments in Montebello, California

Montebello features 359 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 Montebello, California

There are 27 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Montebello.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Montebello, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Montebello landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Montebello.

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

2021 Montebello, 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
Montebello, California Fair Market Rent $1,369 $1,605 $2,058 $2,735 $2,982
Montebello, 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.

Montebello, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 386
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 359
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 54.6%
Average Renter Household Size 3.08
Average Household Size 3.18
Median Household Income $45,875 ±$2,577
Median Rent $1,144 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.43% ± 3.75pp
Total Population 63,530

Population and Household Demographics

Montebello is a city in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 63,530. There are 19,816 households in the city with an average household size of 3.18 persons. 54.6% of households in Montebello are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Montebello

The median gross income for households in Montebello is $45,875 a year, or $3,823 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,144 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Montebello, a household making less than $3,813 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Montebello.

Area Median Income In Montebello

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

In Montebello, 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 Montebello

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 Montebello

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Montebello 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 Montebello 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 Montebello 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