Affordable Housing In Oxnard
Ventura County, California

34 Low Income Apartment Communities In Oxnard

Channel Island Apartments

931 Bismark Way
Oxnard, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Sonata at Riverpark

401 Danvers River Street
Oxnard, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Gateway Station

1230 South Oxnard Boulevard
Oxnard, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Vineyard Gardens

161 W. Stroube Street
Oxnard, California
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Family & Senior

Holiday Manor Apartments

1924 Camino Del Sol
Oxnard, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Camino Gonzalez Farmworker Family Apartments

481 W Gonzales Rd
Oxnard, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Las Cortes

104 N Marquita St
Oxnard, California

Sea Breeze Apartments

3610 Samuel Avenue
Oxnard, California

Ormond Beach Villas

5527 Saviers Road
Oxnard, California
VASH Welcome
Supportive Housing
Veterans Welcome

Casa Merced

838 West 5th Street
Oxnard, California
Elderly Supportive Housing

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Oxnard, 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 Oxnard, California

Housing Authority Programs
Oxnard Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Oxnard, California

There are 34 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,318 affordable apartments for rent in Oxnard, California.

Income Based Apartments in Oxnard, California

Oxnard features 1,049 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 Oxnard, California

There are 2,181 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oxnard.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oxnard, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Oxnard landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Oxnard.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oxnard, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,996 and $2,440.

2022 Oxnard, 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
Oxnard, California Fair Market Rent $1,507 $1,792 $2,218 $3,101 $3,655
Oxnard, California Payment Standard Range $1,356 to $1,658 $1,613 to $1,971 $1,996 to $2,440 $2,791 to $3,411 $3,290 to $4,021

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Oxnard, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 34
Total Low Income Apartments 3,318
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,049
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.58%
Average Renter Household Size 4.18
Average Household Size 3.98
Median Household Income $60,621 ±$1,602
Median Rent $1,351 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 61.77% ± 2.74pp
Total Population 203,495

Population and Household Demographics

Oxnard is a city in Ventura County, California with a population of 203,495. There are 50,815 households in the city with an average household size of 3.98 persons. 45.58% of households in Oxnard are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Oxnard

The median gross income for households in Oxnard is $60,621 a year, or $5,052 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,351 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Oxnard, a household making less than $4,503 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Oxnard.

Area Median Income In Oxnard

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 Oxnard, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ventura County.

In Oxnard, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $115,400

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 Oxnard

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 Oxnard

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Oxnard AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$26,350 $30,100 $33,850 $37,600 $40,650 $43,650 $46,650 $49,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Oxnard AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$43,900 $50,200 $56,450 $62,700 $67,750 $72,750 $77,750 $82,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Oxnard AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$70,250 $80,300 $90,350 $100,350 $108,400 $116,450 $124,450 $132,500