Affordable Housing Online is monitoring the federal government's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. 

An extensive list of coronavirus resources for low-income households can be found here.

Affordable Housing In Quincy
Plumas County, California

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Quincy

Quincy Garden Apartments

20 E Central Ave
Quincy, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Mountain View Manor CO Bill Butterworth

116 Circle Dr
Quincy, California

Valley Heights Apartments

1374 Peppard Flat Rd
Quincy, California
  • «
  • 1
  • »

Housing Authorities that serve Quincy

Housing Authority Programs
Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Quincy, California

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 186 affordable apartments for rent in Quincy, California.

Income Based Apartments in Quincy, California

Quincy features 48 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 Quincy, California

There are 138 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Quincy.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Quincy, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Quincy landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Quincy.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Quincy, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $824 and $1,008.

2020 Quincy, 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 $619 $722 $916 $1,250 $1,453
Payment Standard Range $557 to $681 $650 to $794 $824 to $1,008 $1,125 to $1,375 $1,308 to $1,598

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Quincy, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 186
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 55.87%
Average Renter Household Size 2.06
Average Household Size 2.13
Median Household Income $45,347 ±$20,576
Median Rent $757 ±$90
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.36% ± 20.42pp
Total Population 1,543

Population and Household Demographics

Quincy is a city in Plumas County, California with a population of 1,543. There are 698 households in the city with an average household size of 2.13 persons. 55.87% of households in Quincy are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Quincy

The median gross income for households in Quincy is $45,347 a year, or $3,779 a month. The median rent for the city is $757 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Quincy, a household making less than $2,523 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Quincy.

Area Median Income In Quincy

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 Quincy, the AMI is calculated from all households within Plumas County.

In Quincy, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,200

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 Quincy

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 Quincy

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,200 $17,350 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,300 $28,900 $32,500 $36,100 $39,000 $41,900 $44,800 $47,700
80% of Median $40,450 $46,200 $52,000 $57,750 $62,400 $67,000 $71,650 $76,250