Affordable Housing In Oroville
Butte County, California

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Oroville

Boulder Creek Apartments

675 Mitchell Avenue
Oroville, CA
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Hillview Ridge Apartments

2750 Gilmore Lane
Oroville, CA
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Star-Highlands Apartments

222 Table Mountain Blvd
Oroville, CA
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Orange Tree Senior Apartments

1511 Robinson St
Oroville, CA
Elderly Supportive Housing

Oroville Manor

2750 Lincoln St
Oroville, CA

The Highlands Apartments

202 Table Mountain Blvd
Oroville, CA

Oroville Apartments

39 Nelson Ave
Oroville, CA

Sierra Village

23 Nelson Ave
Oroville, CA
Accepts Vouchers

Oroville Hotel

2066 Bird St
Oroville, CA
Accepts Vouchers

Oroville ( City of )

Lot 32 Oroville Dam Blvd Par 1-3
Oroville, CA
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Oroville

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Oroville, California

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 670 affordable apartments for rent in Oroville, California.

Income Based Apartments in Oroville, California

Oroville features 272 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 Oroville, California

There are 398 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oroville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oroville, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Oroville landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Oroville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oroville, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $981 and $1,199.

2020 Oroville, 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 $761 $842 $1,090 $1,567 $1,881
Payment Standard Range $685 to $837 $758 to $926 $981 to $1,199 $1,410 to $1,724 $1,693 to $2,069

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Oroville, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 670
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 272
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 54.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $36,462 ±$3,640
Median Rent $748 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.51% ± 7.4pp
Total Population 16,060

Population and Household Demographics

Oroville is a City in Butte County, California with a population of 16,060. There are 5,621 households in the city with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 54.81% of households in Oroville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Oroville

The median gross income for households in Oroville is $36,462 a year, or $3,039 a month. The median rent for the city is $748 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Oroville, a household making less than $2,493 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Oroville.1

Area Median Income In Oroville

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 Oroville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Butte County.

In Oroville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,500

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 Oroville

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 Oroville HUD Rental Assistance in Oroville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,000 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,300 $26,600 $29,950 $33,250 $35,950 $38,600 $41,250 $43,900
80% of Median $37,250 $42,600 $47,900 $53,200 $57,500 $61,750 $66,000 $70,250