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Affordable Housing In Rancho San Diego
San Diego County, California

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rancho San Diego, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Rancho San Diego, California.

Income Based Apartments in Rancho San Diego, California

Rancho San Diego features 0 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 San Diego, California

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rancho San Diego.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rancho San Diego, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rancho San Diego landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Rancho San Diego.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rancho San Diego, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,833 and $2,241.

2020 Rancho San Diego, 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 $1,404 $1,566 $2,037 $2,894 $3,576
Payment Standard Range $1,264 to $1,544 $1,409 to $1,723 $1,833 to $2,241 $2,605 to $3,183 $3,218 to $3,934

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rancho San Diego, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.09%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $80,751 ±$3,805
Median Rent $1,582 ±$86
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.19% ± 9.14pp
Total Population 22,062

Population and Household Demographics

Rancho San Diego is a city in San Diego County, California with a population of 22,062. There are 7,996 households in the city with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 33.09% of households in Rancho San Diego are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rancho San Diego

The median gross income for households in Rancho San Diego is $80,751 a year, or $6,729 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,582 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rancho San Diego, a household making less than $5,273 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Rancho San Diego.

Area Median Income In Rancho San Diego

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

In Rancho San Diego, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $92,700

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 San Diego

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 San Diego

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $24,300 $27,750 $31,200 $34,650 $37,450 $40,200 $43,000 $45,750
50% of Median $40,450 $46,200 $52,000 $57,750 $62,400 $67,000 $71,650 $76,250
80% of Median $64,700 $73,950 $83,200 $92,400 $99,800 $107,200 $114,600 $122,000