Affordable Housing In Rancho Cordova
Sacramento County, California

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rancho Cordova

Mather Veteran Village

3615 Bleckely Street
Rancho Cordova, California
Income Based
1-2 BR
Referral Required
Veterans Welcome

Sunrise Meadows

11020 Coloma Rd
Rancho Cordova, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Rancho Cordova Apartments

10685 Coloma Rd
Rancho Cordova, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

La Loma

2088 W La Loma Dr
Rancho Cordova, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Crossings at New Rancho

2708 Woodberry Way
Rancho Cordova, California

Coloma Woods

2300 Heather Glen Ln
Rancho Cordova, California

Cordova Meadows Apartments

2312 Sierra Madre Ct
Rancho Cordova, California
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Rancho Cordova, California

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Rancho Cordova, California

Housing Authority Programs
Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rancho Cordova, California

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 601 affordable apartments for rent in Rancho Cordova, California.

Income Based Apartments in Rancho Cordova, California

Rancho Cordova features 158 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 Rancho Cordova, California

There are 426 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rancho Cordova.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rancho Cordova, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rancho Cordova landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Rancho Cordova.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rancho Cordova, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,389 and $1,697.

2022 Rancho Cordova, 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
Rancho Cordova, California Fair Market Rent $1,108 $1,228 $1,543 $2,192 $2,625
Rancho Cordova, California Payment Standard Range $997 to $1,219 $1,105 to $1,351 $1,389 to $1,697 $1,973 to $2,411 $2,363 to $2,888

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rancho Cordova, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 601
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 158
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.69%
Average Renter Household Size 2.79
Average Household Size 2.82
Median Household Income $52,530 ±$2,159
Median Rent $961 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.02% ± 4.03pp
Total Population 68,326

Population and Household Demographics

Rancho Cordova is a city in Sacramento County, California with a population of 68,326. There are 24,063 households in the city with an average household size of 2.82 persons. 45.69% of households in Rancho Cordova are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rancho Cordova

The median gross income for households in Rancho Cordova is $52,530 a year, or $4,378 a month. The median rent for the city is $961 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rancho Cordova, a household making less than $3,203 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Rancho Cordova.

Area Median Income In Rancho Cordova

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 Rancho Cordova, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sacramento County.

In Rancho Cordova, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $102,200

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 Rancho Cordova

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 Rancho Cordova

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rancho Cordova AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,300 $24,350 $27,400 $30,400 $32,850 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rancho Cordova AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rancho Cordova AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$56,750 $64,850 $72,950 $81,050 $87,550 $94,050 $100,550 $107,000