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Affordable Housing In Paradise
Mono County, California

Waiting List Openings In Paradise

Waiting ListStatus
Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus Project-Based Voucher Open Now

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Paradise

Paradise Community Village

1001 Village Pkwy
Paradise, California

Paradise Gardens IIi

1040 Buschmann Rd
Paradise, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Paradise

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Paradise, California

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 132 affordable apartments for rent in Paradise, California.

Income Based Apartments in Paradise, California

Paradise features 96 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 Paradise, California

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Paradise.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Paradise, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Paradise landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Paradise.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Paradise, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,161 and $1,419.

2020 Paradise, 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 $872 $979 $1,290 $1,699 $2,058
Payment Standard Range $785 to $959 $881 to $1,077 $1,161 to $1,419 $1,529 to $1,869 $1,852 to $2,264

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Paradise, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 132
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 96
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 10.34%
Average Renter Household Size 3.22
Average Household Size 1.95
Median Household Income $49,861 ±$26,169
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 100% ± 230.94pp
Total Population 170

Population and Household Demographics

Paradise is a city in Mono County, California with a population of 170. There are 87 households in the city with an average household size of 1.95 persons. 10.34% of households in Paradise are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Paradise

The median gross income for households in Paradise is $49,861 a year, or $4,155 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Paradise, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 100% of households who rent are overburdened in Paradise.

Area Median Income In Paradise

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 Paradise, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mono County.

In Paradise, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,900

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 Paradise

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 Paradise

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,000 $19,400 $21,850 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,350 $32,400 $36,450 $40,450 $43,700 $46,950 $50,200 $53,400
80% of Median $45,300 $51,800 $58,250 $64,700 $69,900 $75,100 $80,250 $85,450