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Affordable Housing In Riverside County
California

231 Low Income Apartment Communities In Riverside County

Horizons at Indio

45405 Monroe St
Indio, California

La Hacienda Apartments

82495 Miles Ave
Indio, California

Blythe Villa Apartments CO Pam

251 N Palm Dr
Blythe, California

Desert Hot Springs Apartments

5581 34th St
Riverside, California

Midway Capri Apartments

478 Maple Ave
Beaumont, California

Desert Hot Springs Apartments

91400 7th St
Mecca, California

Las Casas IIi Apartments

51550 Tyler St
Coachella, California

Perris I

223 E 5th St
Perris, California

Nueva Vista Apartments

65100 Date Palm Ave
Mecca, California

Orchard Villas II

84500 Avenue 52
Coachella, California

Housing Authorities that serve Riverside County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Riverside Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Riverside County, California

There are 231 low income housing apartment communities offering 20,944 affordable apartments for rent in Riverside County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Riverside County, California

Riverside County features 5,514 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 Riverside County, California

There are 14,433 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Riverside County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Riverside County, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Riverside County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,160 and $1,418.

2020 Riverside County, 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 $875 $1,030 $1,289 $1,789 $2,216
Payment Standard Range $788 to $963 $927 to $1,133 $1,160 to $1,418 $1,610 to $1,968 $1,994 to $2,438

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Riverside County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 231
Total Low Income Apartments 20,944
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 5,514
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.19%
Average Renter Household Size 3.31
Average Household Size 3.24
Median Household Income $56,603 ±$478
Median Rent $1,179 ±$10
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.99% ± 0.9pp
Total Population 2,298,032

Population and Household Demographics

Riverside County is a county in California with a population of 2,298,032. There are 699,232 households in the county with an average household size of 3.24 persons. 35.19% of households in Riverside County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Riverside County

The median gross income for households in Riverside County is $56,603 a year, or $4,717 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,179 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Riverside County, a household making less than $3,930 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Riverside County.

Area Median Income In Riverside County

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.

In Riverside County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,300

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 Riverside County

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 Riverside County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,850 $18,100 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,400 $30,150 $33,900 $37,650 $40,700 $43,700 $46,700 $49,700
80% of Median $42,200 $48,200 $54,250 $60,250 $65,100 $69,900 $74,750 $79,550

Cities In Riverside County

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City Served By
Aguanga The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aguanga is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Anza The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anza is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Banning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Banning is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Beaumont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beaumont is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Bermuda Dunes The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bermuda Dunes is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Blythe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blythe is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Cabazon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cabazon is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Calimesa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Calimesa is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Canyon Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canyon Lake is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Cathedral City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cathedral City is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Cherry Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cherry Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Coachella The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coachella is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Corona The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Corona is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Coronita The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coronita is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Crestmore Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crestmore Heights is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Desert Center The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Desert Center is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Desert Edge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Desert Edge is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Desert Hot Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Desert Hot Springs is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Desert Palms The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Desert Palms is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
East Hemet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Hemet is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Eastvale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eastvale is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
El Cerrito The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves El Cerrito is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
El Sobrante The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves El Sobrante is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
French Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves French Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Garnet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garnet is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Glen Avon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glen Avon is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Good Hope The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Good Hope is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Green Acres The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green Acres is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Hemet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hemet is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Highgrove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Highgrove is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Home Gardens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Home Gardens is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Homeland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Homeland is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Idyllwild Pine Cove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Idyllwild Pine Cove is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Idyllwild-Pine Cove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Idyllwild-Pine Cove is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Indian Wells The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indian Wells is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Indio The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indio is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Indio Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indio Hills is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
La Quinta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Quinta is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Lake Elsinore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Elsinore is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Lake Mathews The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Mathews is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Lake Riverside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Riverside is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Lakeland Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lakeland Village is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Lakeview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lakeview is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
March ARB The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves March ARB is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Mead Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mead Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Meadowbrook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meadowbrook is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Mecca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mecca is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Menifee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Menifee is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Mesa Verde The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mesa Verde is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Mira Loma The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mira Loma is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Moreno Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moreno Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Mountain Center The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mountain Center is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Murrieta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Murrieta is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Norco The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norco is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
North Shore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Shore is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Nuevo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nuevo is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Oasis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oasis is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Palm Desert The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palm Desert is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Palm Spring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palm Spring is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Palm Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palm Springs is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Pedley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pedley is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Perris The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perris is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Rancho Mirage The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rancho Mirage is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Ripley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ripley is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Riverside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Riverside is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Romoland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Romoland is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Rubidoux The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rubidoux is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
San Jacinto The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Jacinto is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Sky Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sky Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Sun City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sun City is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Sunnyslope The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sunnyslope is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Temecula The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Temecula is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Temescal Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Temescal Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Thermal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thermal is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Thousand Palms The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thousand Palms is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Valle Vista The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valle Vista is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Vista Santa Rosa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vista Santa Rosa is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Warm Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warm Springs is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Whitewater The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitewater is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Wildomar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wildomar is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Winchester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winchester is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.
Woodcrest The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodcrest is the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside.