Affordable Housing In Piru
Ventura County, California

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Piru

Colina Vista

Piru, California

Colina Vista Apartments

464 Main St
Piru, California

Valle Naranjal Apts

4268 Center Street
Piru, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Piru

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Piru, California

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 136 affordable apartments for rent in Piru, California.

Income Based Apartments in Piru, California

Piru 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 Piru, California

There are 70 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Piru.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Piru, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Piru, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,731 and $2,115.

2021 Piru, 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
Piru, California Fair Market Rent $1,269 $1,519 $1,923 $2,690 $3,189
Piru, California Payment Standard Range $1,142 to $1,396 $1,367 to $1,671 $1,731 to $2,115 $2,421 to $2,959 $2,870 to $3,508

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Piru, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 136
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.08%
Average Renter Household Size 3.45
Average Household Size 3.53
Median Household Income $47,125 ±$27,774
Median Rent $875 ±$111
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.22% ± 17.52pp
Total Population 2,061

Population and Household Demographics

Piru is a city in Ventura County, California with a population of 2,061. There are 584 households in the city with an average household size of 3.53 persons. 28.08% of households in Piru are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Piru

The median gross income for households in Piru is $47,125 a year, or $3,927 a month. The median rent for the city is $875 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Piru, a household making less than $2,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Piru.

Area Median Income In Piru

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

In Piru, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $98,800

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 Piru

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 Piru

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Piru AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,600 $26,950 $30,300 $33,650 $36,350 $39,050 $41,750 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Piru AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,250 $44,850 $50,450 $56,050 $60,550 $65,050 $69,550 $74,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Piru AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,800 $71,800 $80,750 $89,700 $96,900 $104,100 $111,250 $118,450