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Affordable Housing In Point Reyes Station
Marin County, California

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Point Reyes Station

Walnut Place Senior Housing Apartments

600 A St
Point Reyes Station, California
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Studio-1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Point Reyes Affordable Homes

12 Giacomini Rd
Point Reyes Station, California

Point Reyes Apartments and Homes

857 Mesa Rd
Point Reyes Station, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Point Reyes Station

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Point Reyes Station, California

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 79 affordable apartments for rent in Point Reyes Station, California.

Income Based Apartments in Point Reyes Station, California

Point Reyes Station features 25 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 Point Reyes Station, California

There are 54 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Point Reyes Station.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Point Reyes Station, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Point Reyes Station landlords $1,800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Point Reyes Station.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Point Reyes Station, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $3,005 and $3,673.

2020 Point Reyes Station, 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 $2,197 $2,720 $3,339 $4,365 $4,657
Payment Standard Range $1,977 to $2,417 $2,448 to $2,992 $3,005 to $3,673 $3,929 to $4,802 $4,191 to $5,123

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Point Reyes Station, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 79
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 25
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 63.82%
Average Renter Household Size 1.41
Average Household Size 1.51
Median Household Income $30,978 ±$6,497
Median Rent $1,110 ±$321
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 63.39% ± 23.9pp
Total Population 600

Population and Household Demographics

Point Reyes Station is a city in Marin County, California with a population of 600. There are 398 households in the city with an average household size of 1.51 persons. 63.82% of households in Point Reyes Station are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Point Reyes Station

The median gross income for households in Point Reyes Station is $30,978 a year, or $2,582 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,110 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Point Reyes Station, a household making less than $3,700 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 63.39% of households who rent are overburdened in Point Reyes Station.

Area Median Income In Point Reyes Station

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 Point Reyes Station, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marin County.

In Point Reyes Station, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $143,100

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 Point Reyes Station

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 Point Reyes Station

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $36,550 $41,800 $47,000 $52,200 $56,400 $60,600 $64,750 $68,950
50% of Median $60,900 $69,600 $78,300 $87,000 $94,000 $100,950 $107,900 $114,850
80% of Median $97,600 $111,550 $125,500 $139,400 $150,600 $161,750 $172,900 $184,050