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Affordable Housing In Placer County
California

52 Low Income Apartment Communities In Placer County

Mcauley Meadows

535 Sacramento St
Auburn, California
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Brookside Senior Apartments

738 Mikkelsen Dr # 108
Auburn, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Lincoln Senior Apartments

1655 3rd St
Lincoln, California
Income Based
1-2 BR

Quartz Ridge Apartments

360 Silver Bend Way
Auburn, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Valle Vista Apartments

1675 1st St
Lincoln, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Auburn Court Apartments

12199 Gateway Ct
Auburn, California
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Shannon Bay Apartments

5757 Shannon Bay Dr
Rocklin, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Highland By Vintage

800 Gibson Dr
Roseville, California
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Palm Terrace

1040 Red Hawk Lane
Auburn, California
$952-1,213
2-4 BR

King's Beach Housing

204 Chipmunk St
Kings Beach, California
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR

Housing Authorities that serve Placer County

Housing Authority Programs
Placer County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Placer County, California

There are 52 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,977 affordable apartments for rent in Placer County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Placer County, California

Placer County features 1,358 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 Placer County, California

There are 3,411 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Placer County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Placer County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Placer County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Placer County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Placer County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,214 and $1,484.

2020 Placer County, 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 $952 $1,072 $1,349 $1,946 $2,368
Payment Standard Range $857 to $1,047 $965 to $1,179 $1,214 to $1,484 $1,751 to $2,141 $2,131 to $2,605

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Placer County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 52
Total Low Income Apartments 4,977
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,358
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.89%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 2.67
Median Household Income $73,948 ±$1,220
Median Rent $1,303 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.55% ± 2.04pp
Total Population 366,280

Population and Household Demographics

Placer County is a county in California with a population of 366,280. There are 135,456 households in the county with an average household size of 2.67 persons. 29.89% of households in Placer County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Placer County

The median gross income for households in Placer County is $73,948 a year, or $6,162 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,303 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Placer County, a household making less than $4,343 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Placer County.

Area Median Income In Placer County

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.

In Placer County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,300

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 Placer County

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 Placer County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,150 $20,750 $23,350 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,250 $34,550 $38,850 $43,150 $46,650 $50,100 $53,550 $57,000
80% of Median $48,350 $55,250 $62,150 $69,050 $74,600 $80,100 $85,650 $91,150

Cities In Placer County

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City Served By
Alta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alta is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Auburn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Auburn is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Carnelian Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carnelian Bay is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Colfax The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colfax is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Dollar Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dollar Point is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Dutch Flat The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dutch Flat is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Foresthill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Foresthill is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Granite Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Granite Bay is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Kings Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kings Beach is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Lincoln The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lincoln is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Loomis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loomis is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Meadow Vista The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meadow Vista is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Newcastle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newcastle is the Placer County Housing Authority.
North Auburn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Auburn is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Penryn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Penryn is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Rocklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rocklin are the Roseville Housing Authority and Placer County Housing Authority.
Roseville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Roseville are the Roseville Housing Authority and Placer County Housing Authority.
Sheridan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sheridan is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Sunnyside Tahoe City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sunnyside Tahoe City is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Sunnyside-Tahoe City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sunnyside-Tahoe City is the Placer County Housing Authority.
Tahoe Vista The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tahoe Vista is the Placer County Housing Authority.