Morgan Hill, California Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 185 income based apartments in Morgan Hill where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 757 affordable apartments in Morgan Hill that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Morgan Hill, California

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Morgan Hill. Go to the California Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Morgan Hill.

The Willows

50 W Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, California
$632-1,259
2-4 BR
Affordable

Crossings on Monterey

16800 Monterey Rd
Morgan Hill, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Family & Senior
Supportive Housing
Affordable

Orchard Ranch

16170 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, California
$1,672-2,931
2-3 BR
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible

Bella Terra Senior Apartments

235 E Dunne Ave
Morgan Hill, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Affordable

Park Place Apartments

16480 Del Monte Avenue
Morgan Hill, California
1 BR
Affordable

Sycamore Glen

140 W Dunne Avenue
Morgan Hill, California
$864-1,045
Studio-1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cochrane Village Morgan Hill

18555 Butterfield Blvd
Morgan Hill, California
Affordable

San Pedro Gardens

16716 San Luis Way
Morgan Hill, California
Affordable

Jasmine Square Apartments

16500 Monterey Street
Morgan Hill, California
Affordable

Royal Court Apartments

17915 Monterey Street
Morgan Hill, California
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Morgan Hill

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City Apartments
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Palo Alto, CA Affordable Housing programs support 20 apartment communities in Palo Alto.
Santa Clara, CA Affordable Housing programs support 18 apartment communities in Santa Clara.
Sunnyvale, CA Affordable Housing programs support 17 apartment communities in Sunnyvale.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Morgan Hill, California

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
San Jose City Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Santa Clara County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work
Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Morgan Hill.

Morgan Hill, California Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Morgan Hill, California

Morgan Hill features 185 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 Morgan Hill, California

There are 757 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Morgan Hill.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Morgan Hill, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Morgan Hill landlords $1,700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Morgan Hill.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Morgan Hill, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,647 and $3,235.

2023 Morgan Hill, 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
Morgan Hill, California Fair Market Rent $2,223 $2,513 $2,941 $3,750 $4,202
Morgan Hill, California Payment Standard Range $2,001 to $2,445 $2,262 to $2,764 $2,647 to $3,235 $3,375 to $4,125 $3,782 to $4,622

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Morgan Hill, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 942
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 185
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.09%
Average Renter Household Size 3.15
Average Household Size 3.00
Median Household Income $96,051 ±$3,764
Median Rent $1,686 ±$70
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.47% ± 6.49pp
Total Population 40,872

Population and Household Demographics

Morgan Hill is a city in Santa Clara County, California with a population of 40,872. There are 13,460 households in the city with an average household size of 3.00 persons. 29.09% of households in Morgan Hill are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Morgan Hill

The median gross income for households in Morgan Hill is $96,051 a year, or $8,004 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,686 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Morgan Hill, a household making less than $5,620 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Morgan Hill.

Area Median Income In Morgan Hill

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 Morgan Hill, the AMI is calculated from all households within Santa Clara County.

In Morgan Hill, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $168,500

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 Morgan Hill

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 Morgan Hill

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Morgan Hill AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$35,400 $40,450 $45,500 $50,550 $54,600 $58,650 $62,700 $66,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Morgan Hill AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$59,000 $67,400 $75,850 $84,250 $91,000 $97,750 $104,500 $111,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Morgan Hill AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$92,250 $105,400 $118,600 $131,750 $142,300 $152,850 $163,400 $173,950