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Affordable Housing In Phoenix Lake
Tuolumne County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Phoenix Lake

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Phoenix Lake, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Phoenix Lake, California.

Income Based Apartments in Phoenix Lake, California

Phoenix Lake features 0 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 Phoenix Lake, California

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Phoenix Lake.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Phoenix Lake, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Phoenix Lake, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $914 and $1,117.

2020 Phoenix Lake, 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 $694 $827 $1,015 $1,453 $1,774
Payment Standard Range $625 to $763 $744 to $910 $914 to $1,117 $1,308 to $1,598 $1,597 to $1,951

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Phoenix Lake, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 12.02%
Average Renter Household Size 3.73
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $75,460 ±$10,469
Median Rent $1,692 ±$220
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.77% ± 28.41pp
Total Population 4,741

Population and Household Demographics

Phoenix Lake is a city in Tuolumne County, California with a population of 4,741. There are 1,805 households in the city with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 12.02% of households in Phoenix Lake are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Phoenix Lake

The median gross income for households in Phoenix Lake is $75,460 a year, or $6,288 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,692 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Phoenix Lake, a household making less than $5,640 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Phoenix Lake.

Area Median Income In Phoenix Lake

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 Phoenix Lake, the AMI is calculated from all households within Tuolumne County.

In Phoenix Lake, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,600

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 Phoenix Lake

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 Phoenix Lake

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,450 $38,300 $41,150 $44,000 $46,800
80% of Median $39,700 $45,400 $51,050 $56,700 $61,250 $65,800 $70,350 $74,850