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Affordable Housing In Napa County

27 Low Income Apartment Communities In Napa County

City of Napa

1356 Calistoga Ave
Napa, California

Napa Valley Community Housing

2220 Yajome St
Napa, California

La Pradera

38 Brannan St
Calistoga, California

Palisades Apartments

40 Brannan St
Calistoga, California


6776 Yount St
Yountville, California


Napa Valley Community Housing
Napa, California

Calistoga Family Apartments

1715 Washington St.
Calistoga, California

Guide To Affordable Housing in Napa County, California

There are 27 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,677 affordable apartments for rent in Napa County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Napa County, California

Napa County features 757 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 Napa County, California

There are 872 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Napa County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Napa County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Napa County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Napa County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Napa County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,816 and $2,220.

2021 Napa 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
Napa County, California Fair Market Rent $1,331 $1,531 $2,018 $2,826 $2,836
Napa County, California Payment Standard Range $1,198 to $1,464 $1,378 to $1,684 $1,816 to $2,220 $2,543 to $3,109 $2,552 to $3,120

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Napa County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 27
Total Low Income Apartments 1,677
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 757
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.04%
Average Renter Household Size 2.90
Average Household Size 2.74
Median Household Income $71,379 ±$2,063
Median Rent $1,405 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.94% ± 3.25pp
Total Population 140,295

Population and Household Demographics

Napa County is a county in California with a population of 140,295. There are 49,494 households in the county with an average household size of 2.74 persons. 40.04% of households in Napa County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Napa County

The median gross income for households in Napa County is $71,379 a year, or $5,948 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,405 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Napa County, a household making less than $4,683 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.94% of households who rent are overburdened in Napa County.

Area Median Income In Napa 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 Napa County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $109,200

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 Napa 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 Napa County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Napa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,500 $35,100 $37,700 $40,300 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Napa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$37,950 $43,350 $48,750 $54,150 $58,500 $62,850 $67,150 $71,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Napa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$60,100 $68,650 $77,250 $85,800 $92,700 $99,550 $106,400 $113,300

Cities In Napa County

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City Served By
American Canyon
Deer Park
Moskowite Corner
Napa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Napa is the Housing Authority of the City of Napa.
Silverado Resort
St Helena
St. Helena