Affordable Housing In Rancho Cucamonga
San Bernardino County, California

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rancho Cucamonga

Olen Jones Senior Apartments

7125 Amethyst Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, California

Chdo - Schdcr - Heritage Point Senior Apartments

8590 Malvern Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, California

Heritage Pointe Senior Apartments

8590 Malven Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, California

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Rancho Cucamonga, 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 Cucamonga, California

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rancho Cucamonga, California

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,456 affordable apartments for rent in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

Income Based Apartments in Rancho Cucamonga, California

Rancho Cucamonga features 117 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 Cucamonga, California

There are 1,339 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rancho Cucamonga.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rancho Cucamonga, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rancho Cucamonga landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Rancho Cucamonga.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rancho Cucamonga, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,358 and $1,660.

2022 Rancho Cucamonga, 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 Cucamonga, California Fair Market Rent $1,062 $1,202 $1,509 $2,065 $2,542
Rancho Cucamonga, California Payment Standard Range $956 to $1,168 $1,082 to $1,322 $1,358 to $1,660 $1,859 to $2,272 $2,288 to $2,796

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 1,456
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 117
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.77%
Average Renter Household Size 2.79
Average Household Size 3.05
Median Household Income $77,396 ±$2,616
Median Rent $1,506 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.45% ± 3.76pp
Total Population 171,858

Population and Household Demographics

Rancho Cucamonga is a city in San Bernardino County, California with a population of 171,858. There are 55,240 households in the city with an average household size of 3.05 persons. 37.77% of households in Rancho Cucamonga are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rancho Cucamonga

The median gross income for households in Rancho Cucamonga is $77,396 a year, or $6,450 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,506 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rancho Cucamonga, a household making less than $5,020 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Rancho Cucamonga.

Area Median Income In Rancho Cucamonga

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 Cucamonga, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Bernardino County.

In Rancho Cucamonga, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,400

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 Cucamonga

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 Cucamonga

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rancho Cucamonga AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,500 $21,150 $23,800 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rancho Cucamonga AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,800 $35,200 $39,600 $44,000 $47,550 $51,050 $54,600 $58,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rancho Cucamonga AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,300 $56,350 $63,400 $70,400 $76,050 $81,700 $87,300 $92,950