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Affordable Housing In Redding
Shasta County, California


Waiting List Openings In Redding

Waiting ListStatus
Shasta County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

26 Low Income Apartment Communities In Redding

East Street Senior Apartments

1225 South Street
Redding, California
Income Based
1-2 BR

Hotel Redding

1748 Market St
Redding, California

Mercy Oaks Village

2355 McAuley Way
Redding, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mountain Vistas II

385 Hilltop Dr
Redding, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Della Williams Gardens

3221 Bechelli Ln
Redding, California
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Redding Pilgrim

910 Canby Rd
Redding, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Tree House Senior Apartments

4500 Alder St
Redding, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mountain Vistas

675 Peppertree Ln
Redding, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Wilshire Place

580 Wilshire Dr
Redding, California
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Heritage Plaza Phase II

1875 Benton Dr
Redding, California
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Redding

Housing Authority Programs
Redding Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Shasta County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Homeownership; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Redding, California

There are 26 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,059 affordable apartments for rent in Redding, California.

Income Based Apartments in Redding, California

Redding features 493 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 Redding, California

There are 566 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Redding.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Redding, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Redding landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Redding.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Redding, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $869 and $1,063.

2020 Redding, 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 $630 $744 $966 $1,394 $1,696
Payment Standard Range $567 to $693 $670 to $818 $869 to $1,063 $1,255 to $1,533 $1,526 to $1,866

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Redding, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 26
Total Low Income Apartments 1,059
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 493
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.5%
Average Renter Household Size 2.58
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $43,341 ±$1,902
Median Rent $962 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.68% ± 3.27pp
Total Population 91,063

Population and Household Demographics

Redding is a city in Shasta County, California with a population of 91,063. There are 35,436 households in the city with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 47.5% of households in Redding are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Redding

The median gross income for households in Redding is $43,341 a year, or $3,612 a month. The median rent for the city is $962 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Redding, a household making less than $3,207 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Redding.

Area Median Income In Redding

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 Redding, the AMI is calculated from all households within Shasta County.

In Redding, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,500

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 Redding

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 Redding

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% of Median $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800