Affordable Housing In Rialto
San Bernardino County, California

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rialto

Chdo - Schdcie - Willow Winchester Proj.

Willow Ave And Winchester Dr
Rialto, California

Housing Authorities that serve Rialto

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 Rialto, California

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,148 affordable apartments for rent in Rialto, California.

Income Based Apartments in Rialto, California

Rialto features 319 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 Rialto, California

There are 829 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rialto.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rialto, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rialto, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,251 and $1,529.

2021 Rialto, 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
Rialto, California Fair Market Rent $955 $1,106 $1,390 $1,917 $2,369
Rialto, California Payment Standard Range $860 to $1,051 $995 to $1,217 $1,251 to $1,529 $1,725 to $2,109 $2,132 to $2,606

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rialto, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 1,148
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 319
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.64%
Average Renter Household Size 3.95
Average Household Size 4.02
Median Household Income $50,971 ±$1,569
Median Rent $1,090 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.25% ± 4.7pp
Total Population 102,018

Population and Household Demographics

Rialto is a city in San Bernardino County, California with a population of 102,018. There are 25,199 households in the city with an average household size of 4.02 persons. 37.64% of households in Rialto are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rialto

The median gross income for households in Rialto is $50,971 a year, or $4,248 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,090 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rialto, a household making less than $3,633 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Rialto.

Area Median Income In Rialto

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

In Rialto, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,500

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 Rialto

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 Rialto

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rialto AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,600 $19,000 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rialto AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,500 $42,700 $45,850 $49,000 $52,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rialto AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,250 $50,600 $56,900 $63,200 $68,300 $73,350 $78,400 $83,450