Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Redding, CA

Discover affordable housing in Redding where there are 29+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Market Center Apartments

1551 Market St., Redding, California 96001

The Woodlands

2950 Polk St, Redding, California 96001

Lorenz Senior Apartments

1509 Yuba St, Redding, California 96001

Saint Clare Court

2475 Beverly Dr, Redding, California 96002

Hotel Redding

1748 Market St, Redding, California 96001

Tree House Senior Apartments

4500 Alder St, Redding, California 96003

Mercy Oaks Village

2355 McAuley Way, Redding, California 96003

East Street Senior Apartments

1225 South Street, Redding, California 96001

California Place

1585 California St., Redding, California 96001

Kennett Court Apartments

1081 Lake Blvd., Redding, California 96003

Heritage Plaza

1895 Benton Dr, Redding, California 96003

Linden Apartments

2795 West St, Redding, California 96001

Mountain Vistas II

385 Hilltop Dr, Redding, California 96003

Mountain Vistas

675 Peppertree Ln, Redding, California 96003

Shadowbrook Apartments

1835 Hartnell Ave, Redding, California 96002

Della Williams Gardens

3221 Bechelli Ln, Redding, California 96002

Wilshire Place

580 Wilshire Dr, Redding, California 96002

City of Redding

1969 8th St, Redding, California 96001


2825 West St, Redding, California 96001

City of Redding

1869 Eugenia Ave, Redding, California 96001

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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Redding, California
$12.16 (+76%) more than California minimum wage and $20.91 (+288%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Redding, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Homeownership, Family Unification Program (FUP) programs for Redding, California.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Redding, California.

Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Redding.

How many renters live in Redding, California?

The City of Redding has 92,896 people living in 36,525 households.

There are 35,945 renters living in 15,836 renter households in this City. Renters make up 38.69 percent of the population living in Redding.

What is the rental market like in Redding, California?

There are an estimated 39,592 housing units in the Redding area. Of these, 17,736 units are rental homes, making up 45 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Redding, California, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Redding?

The rental vacancy rate in Redding is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Redding for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Redding
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
756 3,147 6,955 4,804 750
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Redding

A large number of apartments in Redding have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Redding are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 50 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 28 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Redding

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,014 to $2,523. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,014
One BR $1,132
Two BR $1,487
Three BR $2,095
Four BR $2,523
2024 Fair Market Rents in Redding, California

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Redding?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 466 62 percent
One BR 2,184 69 percent
Two BR 5,579 80 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Redding, California

How many affordable rental units are in Redding?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Redding, California including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 529
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 200
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 213
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 59
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Redding, California

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Redding, California

Redding features 590 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 567 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 $1,338 and $1,636.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.