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Affordable Housing In Moreno Valley
Riverside County, California

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Moreno Valley


25105 Fir Ave
Moreno Valley, California
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Eucalyptus Towers Co-op

24169 Eucalyptus Avenue
Moreno Valley, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Amber Ridge Apartments

13400 Elsworth Street
Moreno Valley, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Moreno Valley Housing

24545 Bay Ave
Moreno Valley, California
Disabled Supportive Housing

Cottonwood Place Apartments

24115 Cottonwood Ave
Moreno Valley, California

Perris Isle Senior Housing

12960 Perris Blvd
Moreno Valley, California

Rancho Dorado II Family Apartments

25105 John F Kennedy Dr
Moreno Valley, California

Oakwood Apartments

15170 Perris Blvd
Moreno Valley, California

Hm506001 Casitas Del Valle Family Apartments

12318 Lamos Pl
Moreno Valley, California

Bay Family Apartments

22717 Bay Ave
Moreno Valley, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Moreno Valley

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Riverside Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Moreno Valley, California

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 887 affordable apartments for rent in Moreno Valley, California.

Income Based Apartments in Moreno Valley, California

Moreno Valley features 168 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 Moreno Valley, California

There are 719 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Moreno Valley.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Moreno Valley, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Moreno Valley landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Moreno Valley.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Moreno Valley, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,160 and $1,418.

2020 Moreno Valley, 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 $875 $1,030 $1,289 $1,789 $2,216
Payment Standard Range $788 to $963 $927 to $1,133 $1,160 to $1,418 $1,610 to $1,968 $1,994 to $2,438

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Moreno Valley, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 887
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 168
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.47%
Average Renter Household Size 3.94
Average Household Size 3.87
Median Household Income $54,590 ±$1,405
Median Rent $1,266 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 61.58% ± 2.69pp
Total Population 200,788

Population and Household Demographics

Moreno Valley is a city in Riverside County, California with a population of 200,788. There are 51,693 households in the city with an average household size of 3.87 persons. 39.47% of households in Moreno Valley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Moreno Valley

The median gross income for households in Moreno Valley is $54,590 a year, or $4,549 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,266 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Moreno Valley, a household making less than $4,220 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61.58% of households who rent are overburdened in Moreno Valley.

Area Median Income In Moreno Valley

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 Moreno Valley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Riverside County.

In Moreno Valley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,300

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 Moreno Valley

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 Moreno Valley

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,850 $18,100 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,400 $30,150 $33,900 $37,650 $40,700 $43,700 $46,700 $49,700
80% of Median $42,200 $48,200 $54,250 $60,250 $65,100 $69,900 $74,750 $79,550