Affordable Housing In North Highlands
Sacramento County, California

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In North Highlands

The Courtyards on Orange Grove

3425 Orange Grove Ave
North Highlands, California
Call For Rent
1 BR

Corsair Park Senior

6920 Watt Ave
North Highlands, California
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1-3 BR

Norden Terrace

3685 Elkhorn Boulevard
North Highlands, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Centennial Place Apartments

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North Highlands, California
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Larchmont Gardens Apartments

7330 Watt Ave
North Highlands, California

Oak Valley Apartments

5520 Harrison St
North Highlands, California

Family Scattered Sites

4110 Elkhorn Blvd
North Highlands, California

Family Scattered Sites

4020 Cornelia Way
North Highlands, California

Mutual Housing at the Highlands

6010 34th St
North Highlands, California

Larchmont Arms Apartments

7415 Larchmont Dr
North Highlands, California
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in North Highlands, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving North Highlands, California

Housing Authority Programs
Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in North Highlands, California

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 846 affordable apartments for rent in North Highlands, California.

Income Based Apartments in North Highlands, California

North Highlands features 27 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 North Highlands, California

There are 819 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in North Highlands.

Housing Choice Vouchers in North Highlands, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay North Highlands landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in North Highlands.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in North Highlands, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,389 and $1,697.

2022 North Highlands, 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
North Highlands, California Fair Market Rent $1,108 $1,228 $1,543 $2,192 $2,625
North Highlands, California Payment Standard Range $997 to $1,219 $1,105 to $1,351 $1,389 to $1,697 $1,973 to $2,411 $2,363 to $2,888

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

North Highlands, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 846
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 27
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.22%
Average Renter Household Size 3.21
Average Household Size 3.06
Median Household Income $39,430 ±$2,277
Median Rent $936 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.13% ± 4.96pp
Total Population 46,376

Population and Household Demographics

North Highlands is a city in Sacramento County, California with a population of 46,376. There are 15,073 households in the city with an average household size of 3.06 persons. 53.22% of households in North Highlands are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in North Highlands

The median gross income for households in North Highlands is $39,430 a year, or $3,286 a month. The median rent for the city is $936 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In North Highlands, a household making less than $3,120 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.13% of households who rent are overburdened in North Highlands.

Area Median Income In North Highlands

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 North Highlands, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sacramento County.

In North Highlands, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $102,200

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 North Highlands

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 North Highlands

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the North Highlands AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,300 $24,350 $27,400 $30,400 $32,850 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the North Highlands AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the North Highlands AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$56,750 $64,850 $72,950 $81,050 $87,550 $94,050 $100,550 $107,000