Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Oceanside, CA

Discover affordable housing in Oceanside where there are 20+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Old Grove Apartments

190 Via Pelicano, Oceanside, California 92057

bed 1

Mission Cove Family

3247 Anchor Way, Oceanside, California 92054

bed 1-3


115 S Clementine St, Oceanside, California 92054

North River Club

4520 N River Road, Oceanside, California 92057

Mar Vista Eldorado

802 Topeka St, Oceanside, California 92054

Oceanside Silvercrest

3839 Lake Boulevard, Oceanside, California 92056

Villa Storia Apartments

4254 Corte Sol, Oceanside, California 92057

bed 1-3

Mission Cove Seniors Apartments

3229 Mission Cove Way, Oceanside, California 92054

bed Studio-2

Shadow Way Apartments

4707 Yuma Ave, Oceanside, California 92057

Country Club Apartments

201 Country Club Ln, Oceanside, California 92054

Cape Cod Senior Villas

1710 Maxson St, Oceanside, California 92054

North Coast Terrace

402 N Weitzel St, Oceanside, California 92054

bed 2-3

Lil Jackson Senior Community

Lake Blvd, Oceanside, California 92056

bed 1

Mar Vista House

4602 Allende Ave, Oceanside, California 92057

La Mision Village Apartments

3232 Mission Ave, Oceanside, California 92058

Vintage Pointe Senior Apartments

1923 Bush St, Oceanside, California 92058

Tremont Street Apartments

1115 S Tremont St, Oceanside, California 92054

Vintage Pointe Senior Apartments ( Aka Las Serenas )

1701 Bush St, Oceanside, California 92058

La Corona Apartments

1214 Division St, Oceanside, California 92054

Villa De Cortez

310 N Clementine St, Oceanside, California 92054

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Oceanside, California

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Oceanside, California
$37.66 (+235%) more than California minimum wage and $46.41 (+640%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Oceanside, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Moderate Rehabilitation, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programs for Oceanside, California.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Oceanside, California.

Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Oceanside.

How many renters live in Oceanside, California?

The City of Oceanside has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 40.27 percent of the population living in Oceanside.

What is the rental market like in Oceanside, California?

There are an estimated housing units in the Oceanside area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Oceanside, California, there are 1.04 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Oceanside?

The rental vacancy rate in Oceanside is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Oceanside for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Oceanside
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,359 5,855 11,318 4,679 2,438
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Oceanside

A large number of apartments in Oceanside have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Oceanside

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $2,062 to $4,638. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $2,062
One BR $2,248
Two BR $2,833
Three BR $3,819
Four BR $4,638
2024 Fair Market Rents in Oceanside, California

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Oceanside?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 441 32 percent
One BR 1,980 34 percent
Two BR 1,614 14 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Oceanside, California

How many affordable rental units are in Oceanside?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Oceanside, California including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Oceanside, California

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Oceanside, California

Oceanside features 398 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 Oceanside, California

There are 987 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oceanside.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oceanside, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Oceanside landlords $1,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Oceanside.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oceanside, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,550 and $3,116.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.